The ages of everyone in the principle cast at the time of filming are: Judd Nelson ( 25 years old ), Molly Ringwald (16 years old; her 17th birthday was only three days after the film’s release), Emilio Estevez (23 years old), Anthony Michael Hall (16 years old) and Ally Sheedy (23 years old).
Cast (in credits order) verified as complete
|Emilio Estevez||Andrew Clark|
|Judd Nelson||John Bender|
|Molly Ringwald||Claire Standish|
|Ally Sheedy||Allison Reynolds|
|Friends:||Allison Reynolds Claire Standish John Bender Brian Johnson Stubby|
|Reason for detention:||Taped Larry Lester’s butt-cheeks together with most of his hair and some skin removed|
|Responsible for causing his detention:||Mr. Clark|
|Portrayed by:||Emilio Estevez|
Claire Standish is in detention for skipping school to go shopping. And finally, John Bender is in detention for pulling a fire alarm and fighting with the school’s teachers and students.
The group has been characterized by the partying of members such as Robert Downey Jr ., Estevez, Lowe, and Nelson. However, an appearance in one or both of the ensemble casts of John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club and Joel Schumacher’s St. Elmo’s Fire is often considered the prerequisite for being a core Brat Pack member.
Later when the group is discussing what each one of them can do , Claire demonstrates that she can apply lipstick by placing the stick between her breasts.
Poignant, funny and thoroughly relatable, the screenplay presents a touching tale of teen angst which doesn’t seek to patronise or trivialise the teenager’s experiences and still resonates, even if you’ve long left your school days behind. There are great lines dotted throughout the movie: ‘We’re all pretty bizarre.
58 years (June 13, 1962)
“When you grow up, your heart dies.” Allison Reynolds (Ally Sheedy) in The Breakfast Club . The Breakfast Club captured the teen angst of a generation, delving into themes such as stereotyping, the stigma of mental illness and bullying.
Larry Lester is an unseen student at Shermer High School who was sexually assaulted by Andrew Clark who pinned him down and taped his rear end together in the locker room which is the reason for Clark’s appearance at the detention.
John said that “you got everything and I got shit”; by giving him her earring she negates that accusation.
And while the high school’s name is never explicitly stated, this poster suggests Ferris Bueller goes to the same school as The Breakfast Club kids. Almost all of John Hughes’ films take place in the fictional town of Shermer, Illinois.
“Face it,” Bender says to Brian . “You’re a neo-maxi-zoom-dweebie.” The term was apparently ad-libbed by Judd Nelson. It’s unclear how old the word dweeb is . Some sources say it’s from the late 1960s, while the Oxford English Dictionary cites 1982 as the earliest mention.