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 were five total strangers, with nothing in common, meeting for the first time. A brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel and a recluse. Before the day was over, they broke the rules. Bared their souls. And touched each other in a way they never dreamed possible.
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Did You Know?
The coke cans that the teenagers drink from have the Olympic sign due to the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. See more
When the principal and Carl are talking in the filing room, the label card on the file drawer is slanted up and sideways. In the next shot it is perfectly down, then switches back to up and slanted. See more
[Vernon catches Bender playing basketball in the gym
Don't you want to hear my excuse?
I'm thinkin' of tryin' out for a scholarship.
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
Referenced in Scrubs: A XXX Parody
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Performed by Simple Minds
Produced by Keith Forsey
Words and Music by Keith Forsey
and Steve Schiff See more