Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    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

Universal acclaim- based on 100 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. Nov 15, 2012
    One of the most honest movies ever made, The Breakfast Club ranks with flawless social dramas such as American Beauty.
  2. Feb 23, 2014
    The Breakfast Club focuses on the clich├ęs of every high school in the 80's, but it uses them to its advantage in this social drama. The dialogue is fresh and sharp, and many a memorable line can be quoted from this movie. Full Review »
  3. Feb 2, 2014
    "The Breakfast Club" es un clasico en el genero de peliculas para adolescentes, tuvo un buen argumento y un buen guion.Esta pelicula es entretenida, divertida e interesante, con excelentes actuaciones, especialmente la de Judd Nelson. Full Review »