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The Breakfast Club [Blu-ray] [25th Anniversary Edition]

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  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • When five high school students from different social groups are forced to spend a Saturday together in detention, they find themselves interacting with and understanding each other for the first time. A jock (Emilio Estevez), a criminal (Judd Nelson), a princess (Molly Ringwald), a basket case (Ally Sheedy), and a brain (Anthony Michael Hall) talk about everything from parental tension to sex to peer pressure to hurtful stereotypes while serving time. Ultimately, the five find that they may have more in common than they ever imagined and learn more about themselves as well as each other. The only question is, Will they remember what they've learned after they leave detention? Director and writer John Hughes, along with the stellar Brat Pack, cast makes this a memorable, moving film filled with believable dialogue, intelligent humor, and a sufficient dose of high school hijinx. Its timeless appeal makes this film a teen classic along with Hughes's other teen films from the 1980s: SIXTEEN CANDLES and FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF. A great soundtrack features the hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds.
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  • Credits
    Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Paul Xavier Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Ron Dean
  • Critic Reviews
    "...A heartfelt, surprisingly experimental film....A touchstone of 80's pop culture..." -- Rating: B
    Entertainment Weekly

    "...The Brat Pack unite under '80s Teen King John Hughes..."
    Total Film

    "...Paul Gleason is convincing as the kind of teacher no one ever goes back to see..."
    USA Today

    4 stars out of 5 -- "John Hughes' teen masterpiece remains entertaining after all these years..."
    Empire

    3.5 stars out of 4 -- "An insightful, smart and emotionally charged drama that still holds up more than 25-years later."
    Premiere

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