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The Breakfast Club (15-Feb-1985)

Director: John Hughes

Writer: John Hughes

Music Composed and Supervised by: Keith Forsey

Producers: Ned Tanen; John Hughes

Keywords: Comedy, Coming of Age

Five students spend 8 hours on a Saturday in detention at Shermer High School in Chicagoland: nerd, jock, princess, delinquent, and basket case. From separate cliques they would not interact much; in detention here they find they have much in common. In this iconic Generation-X film, director John Hughes has created something far greater than the sum of its parts.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Emilio Estevez
12-May-1962   Otto in Repo Man
Paul Gleason
4-May-1939 27-May-2006 The Breakfast Club
Anthony Michael Hall
14-Apr-1968   Sixteen Candles
John Kapelos
8-Mar-1956   Det. Schanke on Forever Knight
Judd Nelson
28-Nov-1959   The Breakfast Club
Molly Ringwald
18-Feb-1968   The Breakfast Club
Ally Sheedy
13-Jun-1962   The Breakfast Club


Emilio Estevez   ...   Andrew Clark
Paul Gleason   ...   Richard Vernon
Anthony Michael Hall   ...   Brian Johnson
John Kapelos   ...   Carl
Judd Nelson   ...   John Bender
Molly Ringwald   ...   Claire Standish
Ally Sheedy   ...   Allison Reynolds
Perry Crawford   ...   Allison's Father
Mary Christian   ...   Brian's Sister
Ron Dean   ...   Andy's Father
Tim Gamble   ...   Claire's Father
Fran Gargano   ...   Allison's Mom
Mercedes Hall   ...   Brian's Mom


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