By the time Vance came aboard, the scripted film was called “The Breakfast Club .” That wasn’t always the case.
“Dear Mr. Vernon: We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong, but we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us—in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions.
She spent the day stealing glances at him until finally, at the end of the day, they met back in the janitor’s closet where they had made out and they made out again. Bender told her to sneak out of her house that Wednesday night and to meet up with him, and so she did . So, she slept with Bender .
Bender: Are those real diamonds , Claire ? Claire : Shut up! Bender: I bet they are.
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.
Claire , along with the rest of the group covered for Bender when he stole the screw, asking Vernon why anybody would want to steal a screw and also when Vernon stormed in asking what the ruckus was, while John Bender hid under Claire’s desk and wedged his head between Claire’s legs.
The movie introduces us to the characters as the stereotypes that each student considers the other: the Nerd (Hall), the Beauty (Ringwald), the Jock (Estevez), the Rebel (Nelson), and the recluse (Sheedy). Also, we are introduced to another stereotype; the mean overbearing teacher.
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.
My rating : R for pervasive language, violent references, strong racy content, and drug use,.
John said that “you got everything and I got shit”; by giving him her earring she negates that accusation.
brownie – hound : translation. a male homosexual.
Maine North High School
The film’s title comes from the nickname invented by students and staff, for detention, at New Trier High School, the school attended by the son of one of John Hughes’ friends. Thus, those who were sent to detention were designated members of “The Breakfast Club “.
Judd Nelson, Bender’s actor, was born on November 28th, 1959 , making him 25, during the film’s release. Thomas F. Wilson, Biff’s actor, was born on April 15th, 1959, making him 26, during the release of Back to the Future (1985).
Claire gives one of her diamond earrings to Bender, and Allison takes Andrew’s athletic patch from his letter jacket as a token. They’re solidifying the bonds they’ve formed with each other, taking tokens and giving gifts because they want them to last.