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The Breakfast Club
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
half a star
The Breakfast Club Poster
Primary Location: First Saw: In Theatre Saw at/with: With Jessica
Rating: R Year: 1985 Category: Drama
Director: John Hughes Time: 97:00:00 min. Writer: John Hughes

Reviews
Mine: Hour and a half of stupid suburban angst! I guess that to like this film you must have grown up in the suburbs. I did not, and so find it quite anoying! Just seems self endulgent and stupid.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: A bold experiment in the era of teen raunch movies (written and directed by a man who's made more than his share): five kids sit and talk about themselves, during day-long detention. Alternately poignant, predictable, and self-important, but filled with moments of truth and perception.
User Reviews:
Axel's rating:
5 Stars
(out of 5 stars)
This is one of those nostalgia films of the 80s. Great cast! Humor is kinda crude (as with most John Hughes films), but it's a GREAT look into how and why we act the way we do. Simply good stuff. This also features the song "Don't You Forget About Me" by Simple Minds. Self-indulgent? Bah!
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Cast
Emilio Estevez as:
Andrew Clark
Paul Gleason Paul Gleason as:
Richard Vernon
Anthony Michael Hall Anthony Michael Hall as:
Brian Johnson
Judd Nelson as:
John Bender
Molly Ringwald as:
Claire Stanish
Ally Sheedy Ally Sheedy as:
Allison Reynolds
Perry Crawford as:
Allison's Father
Ron Dean as:
Andy's Father