Universal Pictures | Release Date: February 15, 1985 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
62
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 11 Critics
Positive:
7
Mixed:
3
Negative:
1
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Their conversations give The Breakfast Club its snap, crackle and pop. And this is that rare movie that could benefit from another half hour of talking time. [15 Feb 1985]
40
But all that this encounter-session movie actually does is strip a group of high-school kids down to their most banal longings to be accepted and liked. Its real emblem is that dreary, retro ribbon. [8 Apr 1985, p.123]