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The Breakfast Club (1985) - Grog's Classic Movie Review

Director: John Hughes
Writer: John Hughes
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, Ally Sheedy, John Kapelos
Running Time: 97 Minutes… 839 more words

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0291 | The Breakfast Club

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is better than anything else the late John Hughes made, in my opinion, but the rest of his output as writer and/or director is peppered with films that are worth the occasional repeat viewing. 641 more words


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By Richard Winters

My Rating: 3 out of 10

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Before watching the movie:

From what I can tell from summaries, this movie covers several years of John Candy sneaking a relationship/engagement behind his mother’s back. 1,096 more words


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In the 1980s, it wasn’t enough that your movie was an adventure.  You had to give the audience more than that; you had to have a fresh take, even if you reused old ideas.   353 more words

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The Wordy Shitmates.

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Thrown-Together Stuff!

Review: The Breakfast Club

Seeing The Breakfast Club for the first time back in the middle point of my high school years has changed me, just as I was with Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction a few years later. 1,043 more words