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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Did You Know?
Director John Hughes
said that the cast rehearsed the entire movie as if it was a play a few times before filming began. After the film was a hit, Hughes was asked to write the script as a play so high schoolers could perform it. See more
In the end credits, one of the high schools used is listed as "Main North High School" when it was the already-defunct Maine North High School. See more
I'm a fucking idiot because I can't make a lamp?
No. You're a genius because you can't make a lamp.
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
Colonel Bogey March
Written by Kenneth Alford
, pseudonym of F. J. Ricketts
Whistled by the Breakfast Club See more