The Breakfast Club

Metascore
62

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11

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Critic Reviews

  1. 30
    Does director John Hughes really believe, as he writes here, that 'when you grow up, your heart dies.' It may. But not unless the brain has already started to rot with films like this.
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 233 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 35
  2. Negative: 1 out of 35
  1. Nov 15, 2012
    10
    One of the most honest movies ever made, The Breakfast Club ranks with flawless social dramas such as American Beauty.
  2. Aug 11, 2010
    10
    Very funny, interesting and awesome. I loved it, John Bender's character was great. The greatest movie based off high school in history. AVery funny, interesting and awesome. I loved it, John Bender's character was great. The greatest movie based off high school in history. A movie that will always be remembered. Many references in good shows today such as simpsons, futurama, Family guy, etc. Full Review »
  3. Jul 26, 2015
    9
    different lives shown and explored.
    Shows how we are all connected, but different and our choices to accept, deny, or ignore.
    Fun, dark
    different lives shown and explored.
    Shows how we are all connected, but different and our choices to accept, deny, or ignore.
    Fun, dark and a must.
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