The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club ★★★½

The Breakfast Club is certainly a fine (and fun) film, but how unrealistic it is takes away from it.

Maybe "unrealistic" isn't the right word, because I don't know if high schools really were like that in the 80s, but it certainly is dated as I've never experienced people or vast class differences like this film shows.

Nowadays, at least from my experiences, people just hang out with whoever, it doesn't matter if they're an athlete, have good grades, are stuck up chicks, commit crimes, are weird, or whatever else you can think of.


It really pisses me off how so many 12 or 13 y/os call this a perfect representation of high school when they're two or so years away.

Watch Heathers for a high school movie that's more accurate, important, and just all around better.

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