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?
Although the majority of the film was shot at what was once Maine North High School, the final shot of Judd Nelson
on the football field was actually shot at Maine West High School, also located in Des Plaines, IL. See more
When Brian is talking about the banquet at the end of his physics club, the camera cuts to Allison smiling at him while she's drawing and she's sitting up. When the camera cuts to Claire a second later, Allison is resting her head on the desk. See more
[after Claire flips him off
Oh, obscene finger gestures from such a pristine girl.
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 South Park: Asspen
Heart Too Hot To Hold
and Stephanie Spruill
Produced by Keith Forsey
Words by Keith Forsey
, Laurie Forsey, Jesse Johnson
, and Michael Frondelli
Music by Keith Forsey
and Laurie Forsey See more