The Breakfast Club
- 1h 37min
- Directed by: John Hughes
- Written by: John Hughes
- Cast: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy
The film that helped launch the Brat Pack, which ain't a compliment. Five American teenagers – punk, swot, nut case, etc – spend a Saturday afternoon in school detention, where they go through a tribal bonding experience while spewing all manner of teen angst: it's all my parents fault and other old chestnuts.
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Reviews & features
Feelgood Friday Film Club: The Breakfast Club12 Jun 2020
The latest in our series of feelgood streaming suggestions to help see you through lockdown
A story about five teenagers spending a whole Saturday in detention? That might not sound like a film that'll make anyone feel good. Yet, from the opening credits – cut to Simple Minds' 'Don't You (Forget About Me)', still one of the greatest singles…
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