Analysis Of The Movie The Breakfast Club

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“We 're going to try something a little different today. We are going to write... an essay... of not less than a thousand words... describing to me who you think you are,” stated Richard Vernon, the teacher that started it all. The teacher that put 5 different students with different personalities in the same saturday morning detention. The 1985 film, The Breakfast Club, directed and written by John Hughes talked about a lot of touchy subjects. From family to friends, from loving and wanting to be loved, and finding out who you are in the middle of helping others with their issues, The Breakfast Club is a movie worth watching over and over again. The characters in this well known movie reflect on many real life American teenage struggles that need to be understood in a different light. The perfect actors had to have been chosen so these roles would fit them perfectly. We have John Bender (Judd Nelson) as the…show more content…
High school, love, lust, and sex all play a big role in each movie. John Hughes is great at finding different traits most commonly found in high school personalities and exploiting them. He is very good at showing the truth and pressures behind being in a teenager. In the March 2010 issue of Vanity Fair, David Kamp wrote a full review on John Hughes as a director and a person. “John Hughes never stopped writing. He was notorious for this trait, especially in the 1980s, when he churned out screenplays faster than Hollywood could make them into movies.” John Hughes was truly a smart and fantastic director who knew how to connect with his audience. The Breakfast Club was a very well thought out movie about emotion and digging deeper into oneself rather than standing at the forefront of the cliche high school problems. As big as this movie might seem since it was released, the Yearly Opening Weekends in 1985 was ranked #29. It was not the biggest hit back
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