The breakfast club

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John Hughes wrote and directed this quintessential 1980s high school drama featuring the hottest young stars of the decade. Trapped in a day-long Saturday detention in a prison-like school library are Claire, the princess (Molly Ringwald); Andrew, the jock (Emilio Estevez); John, the criminal (Judd Nelson); Brian, the brain (Anthony Michael Hall); and Allison, the basket case (Ally Sheedy). These five strangers begin the day with nothing in common, each bound to his/her place in the high school caste system. Yet the students bond together when faced with the villainous principal (Paul Gleason), and they realize that they have more in common than they may think, including a contempt for adult society. "When you grow up, your heart dies," Allison proclaims in one of the film's many scenes of soul-searching, and, judging from the adults depicted in the film, the teen audience may very well agree. Released in a decade overflowing with derivative teen films, The Breakfast Club has developed an almost cult-like status. ~ Dylan Wilcox, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID1cdb85be-c0c2-af69-525a-7aba32f6fcc6
Grouping Titlebreakfast club
Grouping Authora m films productions
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2020-01-15 11:49:56AM
Last Indexed2020-01-17 02:57:30AM

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auth_author2Allen, Dede,
Allen, Dede.
Corso, John W.
Corso, John W.,
Del Ruth, Thomas, 1942-
Estevez, Emilio, 1962-
Forsey, Keith,
Forsey, Keith.
Friesen, Gil, 1937-2012,
Gleason, Paul, 1939-2006,
Gleason, Paul, 1939-2006.
Hall, Anthony Michael,
Hall, Anthony Michael.
Hughes, John, 1950-2009,
Hughes, John, 1950-2009.
Kamp, David,
Kapelos, John,
Kapelos, John.
Meyer, Andrew,
Nelson, Judd,
Nelson, Judd.
Ringwald, Molly,
Ringwald, Molly.
Sheedy, Ally,
Sheedy, Ally.
Tanen, Ned,
Tanen, Ned.
Vance, Marilyn,
Vance, Marilyn.
author2-roleA & M Films Productions.
A & M Films,production company.
A & M Films.
Allen, Dede,editor of moving image work.
Allen, Dede,editor.
Allen, Dede,film editor.
Allen, Dede.
Channel Firm, Inc.
Channel Productions,production company.
Corso, John W.
Corso, John W.,production designer.
Criterion Collection (Firm),film distributor.
Del Ruth, Thomas,1942-
Del Ruth, Thomas,1942-director of photography.
Estevez, Emilio,1962-
Estevez, Emilio,1962-actor.
Forsey, Keith,composer.
Forsey, Keith.
Friesen, Gil,1937-2012,film producer.
Gleason, Paul,1939-2006,actor.
Gleason, Paul,1939-2006.
Hall, Anthony Michael,actor.
Hall, Anthony Michael.
Hughes, John,1950-2009,film director,screenwriter,film producer.
Hughes, John,1950-2009,film producer,screenwriter,film director.
Hughes, John,1950-2009.
Kamp, David,writer of additional material.
Kapelos, John,actor.
Kapelos, John.
Meyer, Andrew,film producer.
Nelson, Judd,actor.
Nelson, Judd.
Ringwald, Molly,actor.
Ringwald, Molly.
Sheedy, Ally,actor.
Sheedy, Ally.
Tanen, Ned,film producer.
Tanen, Ned.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm),production company.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),film distributor.
Vance, Marilyn,costume designer.
Vance, Marilyn.
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display_descriptionFive high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems.
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seriesCriterion collection
High school reunion collection
series_with_volumeCriterion collection|905
High school reunion collection|
subject_facetComedy -- Feature
Comedy films
Coming-of-age films
Disciplina escolar -- Illinois -- Teatro
Estudiantes -- Illinois -- Teatro
Feature films
Fiction films
Friendship -- Drama
High school libraries -- Drama
High school students
High school students -- Drama
High school students -- Illinois -- Drama
High school students -- United States -- Drama
Illinois -- Drama
School discipline
School discipline -- Drama
School discipline -- Illinois -- Drama
Teen films
Teenagers -- Conduct of life -- Drama
Teenagers -- Drug use
Teenagers -- Drug use -- Drama
Teenagers -- Drug use -- Illinois -- Drama
Teenagers -- Social networks
Teenagers -- Social networks -- Drama
Teenagers -- Social networks -- Illinois -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Youth -- Feature
title_displayThe breakfast club
title_fullThe breakfast club / Universal ; an A & M Films/Channel production ; a John Hughes film ; executive producers, Gil Friesen and Andrew Meyer ; produced by Ned Tanen and John Hughes ; written and directed by John Hughes
The breakfast club / Universal ; an A & M Films/Channel production ; a John Hughes film ; produced by Ned Tanen and John Hughes ; written and directed by John Hughes
The breakfast club [videorecording] / Universal ; A&M Films/Channel production ; produced by Ned Tanen and John Hughes ; written and directed by John Hughes
The breakfast club [videorecording] / an A & M Films/Channel production, a John Hughes film ; produced by Ned Tanen and John Hughes ; written and directed by John Hughes
title_shortThe breakfast club
topic_facetConduct of life
Disciplina escolar
Drug use
High school libraries
High school students
School discipline
Social networks