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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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
, which was heavily influenced by the casting director. See more
In the end credits, "Illinois Film Commission" is misspelled "Illinois Film Comission." See more
Hey, how come Andrew gets to get up? If he gets up, we'll all get up, it'll be anarchy.
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 Final Destination
Written by Keith Forsey
Performed by Keith Forsey See more