The Breakfast Club was arguably one of the biggest movies in the 1980s and is still a cult classic today.

Just incase you haven’t seen it, the 1985 film, directed by John Hughes, follows a group of five students with nothing in common other than a 7am Saturday detention – however by the end of the day they had all bared their souls and became great friends.

Here are 22 things you probably didn’t know about The Breakfast Club.


Judd Nelson almost got fired for getting too “method” with his acting. Too in-keep with his characters “criminal” nature, Nelson started picking on Ringwald even when the cameras weren’t rolling.