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The Breakfast Club


Oct 17 2013, 4:01am

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Any fans of this 80's movie? I really love it.


Oct 17 2013, 4:47am

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Of course! John Hughes rules! [In reply to] Can't Post

Have you seen Pitch Perfect? I really like the homage they paid to The Breakfast Club.

Although, I do have to say, Sixteen Candles is my favorite of the Molly Ringwald movies.



Oct 17 2013, 4:57am

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I think it's a fine film [In reply to] Can't Post

Even though it really isn't my kind of thing. My favorite Hughes film is Planes, Trains and Automobiles, which is a bit more outside his wheelhouse.

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Oct 17 2013, 6:19am

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I liked it, [In reply to] Can't Post

but I liked Some Kind of Wonderful better.


Oct 17 2013, 2:01pm

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PT&A is a classic...in fact...all of John Hughes movies are classics [In reply to] Can't Post

of their genre. Uncle Buck is another. John Candy was terrific at expressing emotion and pulling the audience into his characters.

The Breakfast Club resonates for the very reasons he made it...we all had an asst principal like Paul Gleason as Richard Vernon and knew students like those portrayed. And it still holds up pretty well. The clothing styles are not really atypical - maybe Claire's (Molly Ringwald) but the rest I see being worn today.

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Oct 17 2013, 2:23pm

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And we cannot forget Ferris Bueller's Day Off.... [In reply to] Can't Post



Oct 18 2013, 4:03pm

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I don't there's a Hughes Movie I dislike! [In reply to] Can't Post

My daughters were teens during the Hughes craze... and my eldest was SO Molly Ringwald! She still is! Pretty in Pink especially!

Yeah... we still have marathons when we get together. My g'kids have also just discovered those great flicks!


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Oct 19 2013, 11:42pm

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Being [In reply to] Can't Post

a child of the 80s, I really enjoyed Breakfast Club, although I think I liked Ferris Bueller's Day off a little better.


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Oct 21 2013, 4:59am

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Yep, especially the dance scene :) [In reply to] Can't Post

But I prefer Pretty in Pink - love Jon Crier as Ducky - and Planes, Trains, and Auto mobiles. Smile

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Oct 22 2013, 9:08am

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John Hughes, grand master of teenage humor and angst [In reply to] Can't Post

Breakfast Club was the first John Hughes movie I ever saw, so it stuck for a bit, I liked Judd Nelson's character (he had that bad boy thing going on). But I love Ducky in Pretty in Pink (like his dance scene in the record store). But my all out favorite is Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Best quote in that whole film is at the end "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it." Or the "I don't really believe in isms" quote

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