Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Sleepers and Sixteen Candles.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 4pm Saturday in NZ, 2pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Sleepers from 1996 and Sixteen Candles from 1984.
Sleepers is a 1996 American legal crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 book of the same name.
The film stars Kevin Bacon, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Minnie Driver, Vittorio Gassman, Brad Renfro, Jeffrey Donovan, Terry Kinney, Joe Perrino, Geoffrey Wigdor, Jonathan Tucker and Billy Crudup (his acting film debut).
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized.
Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge.
Directed by: Barry Levinson.
Screenplay by: Barry Levinson.
Based on: Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra.
Produced by: Barry Levinson and Steve Golin.
Starring: Billy Crudup, Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Bruno Kirby, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt, Brad Renfro and Minnie Driver.
Cinematography: Michael Ballhaus.
Edited by: Stu Linder.
Music by: John Williams.
Production companies: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Propaganda Films, Baltimore Pictures and Astoria Films.
Distributed by: Warner Bros. (North America), Universal Pictures (International).
Release date: 18 October , 1996.
File Length: 147 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $44 million.
Box office: $165.6 million.
Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling, and Anthony Michael Hall.
It was written and directed by John Hughes in his directorial debut.
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
The film received positive reviews.
Directed by: John Hughes.
Written by: John Hughes.
Produced by: Hilton A. Green, Michelle Manning and Ned Tanen.
Starring: Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry and Anthony Michael Hall.
Cinematography: Bobby Byrne.
Edited by: Edward Warschillka.
Music by: Ira Newborn.
Production Companies: Universal Pictures and Channel Productions.
Distributed by: Universal Pictures.
Release date: 4 May , 1984.
File Length: 92 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $6.5 million.
Box office: $23.7 million.
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