They were five students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become good friends. To the outside world they were simply a Brain, an Athlete, a Basket Case, a Princess, and a Criminal, but to each other, they would always be the Breakfast Club. Written by
They only met once, but it changed their lives forever.
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Did You Know?
Director John Hughes
said that the cast rehearsed the entire movie as if it was a play a few times before filming began. After the film was a hit, Hughes was asked to write the script as a play so high schoolers could perform it. See more
When Claire is eating her sushi, her left hand is on the table. After John questions her "ability" to eat the sushi, Claire's hand is immediately up at her head. See more
Why is that door closed? WHY IS THAT DOOR CLOSED?
Opens with the following which then explodes from the screen. "And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds; are immune to your consultations, they are quite aware of what they are going through." -David Bowie See more
Written by Gary Chang
Performed by Ed Alton
, Gary Chang
, 'Curt Taylor Neishloss'
[Played during the detention scene without dialogue in the school library] See more