The Breakfast Club.

United States
July 2, 2008 7:18pm CST
Spoiler alert! If you haven't seen this film, not read any further. I just saw The Breakfast Club so I have to ask, back in highschool which were you, The Athlete,The Basket Case,The Brain,The Criminal, or The Princess?which were you attracted to then ? And whom are you attracted to now?I was a nice mixture of Princess and Brain.I was spoiled princess at home but grades were very important at school.I wasn't pressured as much as Brian but I could relate to him most.When I first saw the movie, I liked The Athlete most. Then after I saw it a few times, i liked Brain more. And now I really like The Criminal.I wish I could have been more like The Basket Case.How about you?
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14 responses
• United States
3 Jul 08
I love that movie! I saw that movie when I was really young but I remembered most of what happened. Since then I've seen it a lot of times. I was more of the brain because grades were really important to me. But wait what was the basket case? I can't belive I forgot but I did.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
Ally Sheety played the basket case. She wore black. She didn't speak until the middle of the film. She would say anything to anyone.
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@dizzblnd (3073)
• United States
4 Jul 08
LOL My FAVORITE movie of all times. I have seen it at least 1,000 times! I was a cross between the brain and the basket case. I LOVED all of the characters, but Ally Sheedy was the best for her part.. and Judd Nelson.... what else is there to say except YUM-MY!
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• United States
4 Jul 08
It took me a while to get to Yummy but I there now.
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@tentwo67 (3384)
• United States
28 Jul 08
OMG, when he and Molly Ringwald kissed at the end... WAY yum!
3 Jul 08
I was a combo of the basket case and the princess. Fashion was very important to me and I had a new b/f every week. But at the same time I was super depressed and used to cut myself. Weird huh?
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• United States
4 Jul 08
More scary than weird. I am glad you survived highschool. Take care.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
In school, I was the basket case...I had no friends and kept to myself. I was also disabled, and always had a hard time making friends. I was always the outcast, I couldn't wait until I graduated and got the heck out of there! BTW...I LOVE that movie, I can sit there and mouth almost every word..and my favorite one of them all was the Criminal...Judd Nelson, god he was hot lol.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
When I first saw it, he rubbed me the wrong way. I thought he was too hard on Molly. But I like him these days.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
I saw this movie for the first time when I was ten. And I loved it then. I haven't seen it in about a year, though. And I have the poster on my wall. Back in high school I was a combination of The Basket Case and The Brain. And I barely survived high school. But I didn't have the pressure like The Brain. And I related more to The Basket Case on an average school day.
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@coopstar (282)
• United States
3 Jul 08
My all time fav, I was bender all the way,i did alot of things to cause mayhem in school,in tenth grade i had 254 detentions that i never went to, I think im still suspended.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
I was none of them, really. Though I could see pieces of myself in most of them. That was a fantastic movie way back then, and it still is. My teenager loves it now. It's *almost* timeless.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
Let me guess, it is almost timeless because of the clothes. It is truly a 80's movie.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
Yeah, right. It's the clothes. *roll eyes* No, having teenagers, it's the attitudes. It's the problems they have (or think they have). It's the actions they choose to take. Think deeper than the wrapping.
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• United States
4 Jul 08
That is John Hughes for you.
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• United States
31 Jul 08
It's weird, my high school had similar cliques like in the movie I had friends from all different groups but I never really belonged to one. I guess the closest I one I could compare myself to was The Brain. I kind of had a thing for long haired bad boys back then. I ended up with a long haired musician.. go figure.
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• United States
1 Aug 08
Had a thing? I still love men with long hair, especially long , red hair.My group of friends were more brains than anything else but like you , I had friends in every group.
• United States
1 Aug 08
My hubby's hair is almost to his waist now and needs a trim badly! He gets real nervous when I start mentioning the word "trim" cause he knows when I can't stand it anymore I sit his behind down and reach for the scissors! He's got dark hair, kind of a dark brown/auburn but the whole front of his hair is white now and his beard is white too. He hates it and wants me to dye his hair back to dark brown but I have to keep telling him that it would just look silly with the white beard. I can't wait til it all goes white.. he'll have the Charleton Heston/Moses look going !
@tentwo67 (3384)
• United States
28 Jul 08
Before I had read all the way through what you wrote, I was thinking that I too was a mix of the Princess and the Brain. I think I felt like the Basket Case on the inside, but I was far too worried about fitting in to ever show that when I was in high school. I think I was much more Brain than Princess on the outside, but not completely a brain. The one that I was totally nothing like was the athlete. I'm still nothing like an athlete, although I wish I looked more like one! Did you just see Breakfast Club for the first time, or did you see it again recently? I can still remember when I first saw it, when I was just about the same age as the characters in the movie (Yes, I'm OLD!). :) Really a good movie, wasn't it? Reading this makes me think that I should go rent it to see it again.
• United States
28 Jul 08
Move over grandma, so am I. I saw Breakfast Club the first time in 1986 or 1987, so a year or two after it came out.I was a year or two older than the characters but I could relate.I wasn't as smart as The brain but I could see being more upset about a bad grade than not having a date to the prom back in highschool.But at home, I did get the things I wanted. I didn't have expensive taste but I did get what I wanted.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
Tough question... I wasn't smart enough to be the brain, I had too many friends to be the basket case. However, I wasn't popular enough to be any sort of princess, and while I was an athlete for two years, I never considered myself to be one. I never committed any crimes.. so what does that leave me? I suppose I was the band geek who never actually joined band, since I was hanging out with the band people all the time, haha. I hung out with the brains a lot, as well as a couple of basket cases. I also had friends who were athletes.. am I confusing enough for you?
• United States
3 Jul 08
You are not confusing me. I think that you got to hang out with all groups is great. I played in the orchestra and I hung around with the brains but these brains had great sense of humor.
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• Canada
3 Jul 08
I'd just like to start by saying that the breakfast club was by far one of my favorite movies. I think that in highschool i was kinda a mix of the brain, and the the criminal. Even though i might not have been as bad as bender i still casued some trouble. Mostly however i would have to classify myself as the brain just becasue i spent so much time studying.
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• United States
3 Jul 08
What a combination!
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@suruchi86 (1873)
• India
3 Jul 08
I think I'm more like if the brain, because I was a typical geek. I was always drowned in the books and grads were the most important for me.
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@trickiwoo (2703)
• United States
3 Jul 08
Oh, I love The Breakfast Club!!! My boyfriend and I watched it on our first date, now we consider it "our movie"! Haha, it's so cute! In high school I was definitely most like The Basket Case. I was a bit of a loner, mostly kept to myself. I definitely came off as weird and kinda crazy to everyone else. I've always been attracted to The Brain. I have a major thing for smart, nerdy guys.
@anniepa (26276)
• United States
3 Jul 08
I think I was a little bit of each one of them in high school! I was already an adult when it came out but if I'd have seen it as a teen I probably would have been attracted to the athlete but for a long time now I'd have to say the brain is the bigger turn-on. I must say, when I watch it now I'm seeing the brain as he is now; who'd have thought a skinny little nerd like him would grow up to be such a hunk? Annie
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