The breakfast club

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Hughes, John, 1950-2009, film producer,
Friesen, Gil, 1937-2012, film producer.
Meyer, Andrew H., film producer.
Tanen, Ned, film producer.
Estevez, Emilio, 1962- actor.
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015].
Thirtieth anniversary edition.
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1 videodisc (1 hr., 37 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015].
Thirtieth anniversary edition.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
General Note
Special features include: Accepting the facts: The breakfast club trivia track; Sincerely yours (12-part documentary, cast members reflect on the making of the film, filmmakers discuss the cultural resonance of the film); The most convenient definitions: the origins of the Brat Pack (cast members, journalists and film historians discuss the "Brat Pack" label and its impact on pop culture and the groups careers); feature commentary with Anthony Michael Hall and Judd Nelson; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Thomas Del Ruth ; edited by Dede Allen ; music composed and supervised by Keith Forsey ; production designer, John W. Corso ; costume designer, Marilyn Vance.
Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy.
Five high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen presentation (aspect ratio: 1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1; dual-layer format.
English dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2016.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hughes, J., Friesen, G., Meyer, A. H., Tanen, N., Estevez, E., Gleason, P., Hall, A. M., Kapelos, J., Nelson, J., Ringwald, M., Sheedy, A., Vance, M., Forsey, K., Allen, D., Corso, J. W., & Del Ruth, T. (2015). The breakfast club (Thirtieth anniversary edition.). Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Hughes et al.. 2015. The Breakfast Club. Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Hughes et al.. The Breakfast Club Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hughes, John, et al. The Breakfast Club Thirtieth anniversary edition., Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2015.

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