Breakfast Club, The

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Chick Flicks, Coming of age

Brief Synopsis: "Five high school students—the jock, the brain, the criminal, the princess and the basket case—break through the social barriers of high school during Saturday detention."

Overall Ranking: 388 (Rank from 1985: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 12.5%
Half-Popped 12.5%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Sober Film Critic James Brown99(full review)
David Baruffi97(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
Patrick Devitt90
Sir M Hayes XIV85
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes78(full review)
V Lionheart60

People Involved

  • Emilio Estevez (Andrew "Andy" Clark)
  • Anthony Michael Hall (Brian Ralph Johnson)
  • Judd Nelson (John Bender)
  • Molly Ringwald (Claire Standish)
  • Paul Gleason (Richard Vernon)
  • Ally Sheedy (Allison Reynolds)
  • John Kapelos (Carl)
  • Perry Crawford (Allisons Father)
  • Mary Christian (Brians Sister)
  • Ron Dean (Andys Father)
  • Tim Gamble (Claires Father)
  • Fran Gargano (Allisons Mom)
  • Mercedes Hall (Brians Mom)
  • John Hughes (Director)