I know I only gave it an 8 out of 10 but it was still really well done. And there are of course the characters, all of whom superbly developed, realistic and, most importantly, very likable. Andrew Clark is the popular jock who is always trying to please other people. Have you ever wondered where The Breakfast Club is now? Her antithesis, John Bender Judd Nelson is insolent, scruffy, and a good candidate to be incarcerated for illegal possession. Another part in this film also surprised me to. This movie teaches that you can't just judge somebody before you know who they really are, and why they act the way they do.
If you could update it, how would you do it and whom would you cast? Hughes has assembled a unique and singularly effective cast. I know that many people have it on there all time favourite list me no but I still enjoyed watching it. She is the most likable and warm character here. And I have to add that the authentic factor is a great plus in this film because there are so many iconic sequences, especially the conclusion, the beginning and of course the dance and singing sequence which is a wonderful comedic and light moment that is so endearing and eases you a lot for those difficult dialogue sequences to come. Set in suburban Chicago, the film features five high school students from different social backgrounds who must spend a Saturday sitting in the school library as punishment for various infractions. That's the way we saw each other at seven o'clock this morning.
The cussing, drug use, and discussion of virginity, suicide, and abuse is nothing high schoolers aren't aware of. Yours truly and my sister luisa review one of our favourite movie from the 80's The Breakfast Club. Five high schoolers who would never have hung out together otherwise get stuck in detention on a Saturday afternoon, sitting in the school library and assigned to write an essay for the principal. None of this is credible, but Miss Sheedy still manages to be appealing. One smokes cigarettes, draws a switchblade, and makes lewd gestures. Click on a plot link to find similar books! He is scared to disappoint his father, coach and friends so he bases his goals on what they expect from him. Ringwald ends up seducing Nelson in the closet-no sex though.
A student describes taping a weaker kid's buttocks together. Do teens feel that their high school has a similar clique structure? This film has the best casting choices in the history of cinema. Their main topic, as they toke up and open up, is their parents. But you know that for them it is happening for the first time, and they deserve compassion. Allison seeks attention from her father through aberrant behavior.
Bender is a typical problematic teenager, a criminal and with the tendencies to constantly impress everyone around him. The depiction of high school is evocative because it's so accurate an actual suburban Illinois high school was used as the filming location. Feminine hygiene supplies are seen when a character dumps out the content of her purse. I was that way when I was a teenager, and to some extent I still am. It takes a few beers in the basement with the janitor, apparently a contemporary of his, to cool the dean down. The five characters definitely are regularly seen stereotypes, but that is also the point the movie tries to make, there is more to a person than just a label given to him or her by the others. The theme is revealed by depicting the fears, hopes and goals each character has.
Bender, of course, immediately challenges his authority, which results in a one-upping war of insults and threats. These are the kinds of realizations which, if more high school students understood them, might make grades nine through twelve a little less traumatic. In The Breakfast Club, Hughes has created a surprisingly enduring motion picture that is still effective 13 years after its theatrical debut. When Vernon uncertain of his victory finally does leave them to govern themselves, the hostile Bender turns his bad attitude on his fellow felons, with a litany of foul language, sexual comments and physical violence. There's the Jock Estivez , the Criminal Nelson , the Princess Ringwald , the Brain Hall , and the Basket Case Sheedy. Here is Newsday's 2-star review of the movie, that ran on Feb.
Welcome to my new channel. The film does positively encourage the breakdown of social barriers as a means of identification and improved communication. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Writer: Rating: R Running Time: 92 min. Crass sexual references and discussions are frequent, and sometimes used to embarrass or humiliate other students. Language: Pervasive use of mild, moderate and extreme profanities, including scatological slang and terms of deity used as exclamations. Some students rise to defend others who are being taunted.
This film has the best casting choices in the history of cinema. Characters question others about their sexual experiences, including teasing them for being a virgin, and bullying them to reveal details of their private life. You're not gonna blaze up in here,'' says one character, meaning ''Don't smoke. The movie is definitely extremely memorable. I however feel that there is a very positive message for teens in this that is very notable when the characters all realize that they do have stuff in common even though they are from different groups.