The Breakfast Club

Corrected entry: In the scene where Bender escapes from the closet, he is shown crawling above a drop-ceiling, eventually falling through. Bender shouldn't have been able to crawl as far as he did because a drop-ceiling would never support his weight.

Correction: Not true. If he was careful to maintain his weight on the support struts, and carefully distributed across his feet and hands, many drop ceilings would support his weight readily. It was putting all his weight onto one of the tiles that was the kiss of death.

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Corrected entry: In the scene where John, Brian and Claire are talking about virgins, the last shot of Brian you can hear dogs barking in the background.

Correction: Fair enough but it isn't really a mistake-there could well have been dogs barking outside the school.

Corrected entry: There is a scene where the janitor catches the principal looking through the confidential files. The label on the front of the file drawer is first aligned correctly, then it is angled and sticking out of its holder, and then it is properly aligned again.

Correction: There are two different drawers open: the one by the janitor and the one by the principal. Only one has a crooked label, the other is fine.

Correction: He could easily have gone up to the top floor of the library and piled up a couple of tables. The ceiling isn't that much higher than the top floor, and he is seen to be quite a good climber.


Corrected entry: In the scene where the gang is running through the halls trying to get back to the library, there is a close up of their feet and you see that Bender has two black shoes, but later when he is in the gym his left shoe is now white. (00:45:52)

Correction: He changes it. When Vernon finds him in there and drags him out you can see his other shoe (the black one) off to the side.

Corrected entry: The school is supposed to be in Shermer, Illinois 60062, but a Georgia flag (1956-2001) with the confederate symbol is shown in the library. (00:57:14 - 00:57:40)


Correction: The library is shown to have several State flags hanging throughout, not just Georgia's flag.


Continuity mistake: After Molly Ringwald does her trick, she puts the lipstick away twice. It has a shot of her putting it away from the front and then another one from the back.

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Andrew: We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

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Trivia: Director John Hughes wrote the script in two days, on July 4-5, 1982.

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Question: Why is it that in the scene where Bender is in the gym, he has a sneaker and boot on, but when he gets back to the library, he has replaced it with his boot? Was there a deleted scene where he loses his shoe or something? It just does not make sense that he would somehow find 1 sneaker, decide to wear it, then kick it off on his way back.

Answer: Bender found the shoe in the gym, and decided to wear it. When the principal kicked the basketball, Bender jumped out of the shoe. He left with his boot, and was wearing it when he arrived at the library.

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