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.

Rooster of Doom

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.

Corrected entry: How does John Bender get back up into the ceiling from the library?

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.

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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Brian Johnson: Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you're crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us - in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain...
Andrew Clark:...and an athlete...
Allison Reynolds:...and a basket case...
Claire Standish:...a princess...
John Bender:...and a criminal...
Brian Johnson: Does that answer your question? Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.

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Trivia: John Hughes, the director, originally wanted John Cusak to play Judd Nelson's bad boy role. He finally gave in when he realized that John didn't look "tough enough".

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