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
Five strangers with nothing in common, except each other.
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One subplot that was filmed but deleted showed Principal Vernon watching some women faculty members using the school swimming pool. 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
What did you wanna be when you were young?
When I was a kid, I wanted to be John Lennon.
Carl, don't be a goof. I'm making a serious point here.
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 Cold Case: The Sleepover
Colonel Bogey March
Written by Kenneth Alford
, pseudonym of F. J. Ricketts
Whistled by the Breakfast Club See more