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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 had become good friends. John Hughes, creator of the critically acclaimed Sixteen Candles, wrote, directed and produced this hilarious and often touching comedy starring Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy. To the outside world they were simply the Jock, the Brain, the Criminal, the Princess and the Kook, but to each other, they would always be The Breakfast Club.
John Hughes's popular 1985 teen drama finds a diverse group of high school students--a jock (Emilio Estevez), a metalhead (Judd Nelson), a weirdo (Ally Sheedy), a princess (Molly Ringwald), and a nerd (Anthony Michael Hall)--sharing a Saturday in detention at their high school for one minor infraction or another. Over the course of a day, they talk through the social barriers that ordinarily keep them apart, and new alliances are born, though not without a lot of pain first. Hughes (Sixteen Candles), who wrote and directed, is heavy on dialogue but he also thoughtfully refreshes the look of the film every few minutes with different settings and original viewpoints on action. The movie deals with such fundamentals as the human tendency toward bias and hurting the weak, and because the characters are caught somewhere between childhood and adulthood, it's easy to get emotionally involved in hope for their redemption. Preteen and teenage kids love this film, incidentally. --Tom Keogh
One of the greatest movies ever made and the soundtrack is worth the price alone.Published 1 day ago by Richad Marsh
Still one of the best movies ever made that's worth watching. Great story and results. I could watch this movie twice in a row without getting bored.Published 4 days ago by Profile Page
So here's the thing - if I'd rated this movie based on how I felt about it when I was a teenager and young adult, it would have gotten five stars. Read morePublished 5 days ago by CYNTHIA
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The Breakfast Club Flashback Edition is the best DVD version. According to a comparison of DVDs....digitally remastered, DTS 5.1 & Dolby Digital 5.1, Anamorphic, No Cuts, Audio commentary, hour documentary, brat pack featurette, trailers. btw I think Bluray has all the extras as well.... Read More
Nov 14, 2012 by Danee | See all 2 posts
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Who the heck is Paul?
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|Is the Flashback Edition FULL 5.1 surround or just the music again?||
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I got the information from dvdcompare.net, but unfortunately the site seems to be no more. Just checked and its gone. The new dvdbeaver.com site doesn't have Breakfast club listed. What a shame... dvdcompare had a vast library of dvd comparisons. It... Read More
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