The 80s Classic, The Breakfast Club, Turns 30! Celebrate With 30 Facts About The Film

Saturday with The Breakfast Club.

The popular 80s hit movie turns 30 this year, but you could never tell. I mean, other than the obvious 80s attire, music, and sassy teenage attitudes, but the principles remain the same. It’s a classic coming of age story battling stereotypes and development, with awesome twists and turns, in full 80s flair.

Check out these little known film facts at, like “Much of the dialogue was improvised, including the famous scene where the kids sit in a circle and explain why they’re in detention” and that “Sheedy is silent for the first 33 minutes of the movie.”

The best part? In honor of the 30th anniversary – The Breakfast Club is returning to theaters for two days! CNN reports that The Breakfast Club will “be shown in select theaters during a two-day run on March 26 and 31.”

More than 430 theaters around the country will participate in the event, which will include a newly restored version. It will be introduced by a bonus featurette that looks back at the movie that helped define the genre of teen films. Fans will hear personal insights from cast members Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Anthony Michael Hall and John Kapelos about the John Hughes-directed project.

Head to for tickets.

Breakfast Club quote - "We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it." |
Oh, Saturday.



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