Critique of The Breakfast Club Essay

1167 Words 5 Pages
Critique of The Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club is a comedy that was released in 1985. It was written, produced and directed by John Hughes. It’s about five teenage students from different social groups when forced to spend a Saturday together in detention they find themselves interacting with and understanding each other for the first time. A jock, Emilio Estevez, a stoner, Judd Nelson, a princess, Molly Ringwald, a basket case, Ally Sheedy, and a brain, Anthony Michael Hall, talk about everything from parental tension to sex to peer pressure to hurtful stereotypes while serving the eight hours in a library. Ultimately, the five find that they may have more in common than they ever imagined and learn more about themselves as well as
…show more content…
Then he falls and the other four students cover up for him with the principal by telling him that there was no “ruches,” while Bender is hiding under Claire’s, the princess, desk. At the time it shows him looking in her skirt. The shot is Bender under the desk looking at her skirt then it cuts to in her skirt.
Another character Andrew had to face a problem of missing his wrestling met the next week. When he is in the car with his father his father is lecturing him on “screwing around.” He tells him that he will lose his “ride” so he better not get caught again. He was made fun of by the other boys for wearing the “required uniform” “tights.” He brings a huge lunch that consists of two sandwiches, fruit, a quart of milk and everything else imaginable. At the beginning Andrew and Bender are about to fight over Clair because Bender wouldn’t leave her alone. But, in the end Andrew ends up liking the other girl, Allison, after she is made over by Clair. Towards the end of the movie there is a confessional of who did what to get the detention. Andrew tapped Larry Luster’s “buns” together. He also talks about all the pressure he has from his coach that he has to be a winner. He also has all the peer pressure because he did this to look good in the eyes of all the other guys in the locker room, but in the end he feels bad about what he did.
This movie is unrealistic and realistic at the same time. The part where Bender smokes a

Related Documents