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30 Pieces of 'Breakfast Club' Trivia to Celebrate the Movie's 30th Anniversary The unlikely fivesome spent detention together on March 24, 1984. By Molly Fitzpatrick If you don't love The Breakfast Club, I'm not sure you were ever really a teenager. Five archetypal high school students forge an unlikely bond in detention — there was Claire (Molly Ringwald), the princess. Brian (Anthony Michael Hall), the brain. Allison (Ally Sheedy), the basket case. Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the athlete. Bender (Judd Nelson), the criminal. The events of the iconic 1985 Brat Pack movie took place over the course of one Saturday, exactly 30 years ago to the date — March 24, 1984. Here are 30 little-known Breakfast Club facts in honor of its anniversary. 1. Director John Hughes wrote the script in only two days, over July 4th weekend in 1982. 2. Hughes initially intended for the film to run two and a half hours, far longer than the 97-minute theatrical [...] »

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