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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auditioned several times for John Bender, even travelling between Chicago and Los Angeles before being cast. But director John Hughes
went in a different direction and dropped Cusack in favor of Judd Nelson
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In the opening sequence, there is a newspaper with a wrestling article featuring Andrew "Clarke". In the credits, Andy's last name is spelled "Clark". See more
Look, you guys keep up your talking and Vernon's gonna come right in here. I got a meet this Saturday and I'm not gonna miss it on account of you boneheads.
Oh, and wouldn't that be a bite, huh? Missing a whole wrestling meet!
You wouldn't know anything about it, faggot! You never competed in your whole life!
Oh, I know. I feel all empty inside because of it. I have such a deep admiration for guys who roll around on the floor with other guys.
Ah, you'd never make it. You don't have any goals.
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
Fire In The Twilight
Produced by Keith Forsey
Words by Jack Hues
Music by Keith Forsey
and Steve Schiff See more