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WIN! The Criterion Collection edition of The Breakfast Club on Blu-ray!

To celebrate the release of the Criterion Collection edition of The Breakfast Club we’ve got TWO Blu-ray copies to give away! 

For your chance to win, simply answer this question (entry details at the bottom of page):

Which iconic writer-director made The Breakfast Club?

A) Howard Hughes
B) Rob Reiner
C) John Hughes

SEND YOUR ENTRY TO COMPETITIONS@FILMJUICE.COM WITH THE ANSWER IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL. INCLUDE FULL CONTACT DETAILS. GOOD LUCK!

Competition Ends: 22nd February 2023

What happens when you put five strangers in Saturday detention? Badass posturing, gleeful misbehaviour, and a potent dose of angst. With this exuberant film, writer-director JOHN HUGHES (Sixteen Candles) established himself as the bard of American youth, vividly and empathetically capturing how teenagers hang out, act up, and goof off. The Breakfast Club brings together an assortment of adolescent archetypes—the uptight prom queen (Pretty in Pink’s MOLLY RINGWALD), the stoic jock (Repo Man’s EMILIO ESTEVEZ), the foul-mouthed rebel (New Jack City’s JUDD NELSON), the virginal bookworm (Edward Scissorhands’s ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL), and the kooky recluse (High Art’s ALLY SHEEDY)—and watches them shed their personae and emerge into unlikely friendships. With its highly quotable dialogue and star-making performances, this film is an eradefining pop-culture phenomenon, a disarmingly candid exploration of the trials of adolescence whose influence now spans generations.
USA | 1985 | 97 MINUTES | COLOUR | 1.85:1 | ENGLISH
SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
  • 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray
  • Audio commentary from 2015 featuring actors Anthony Michael Hall and Judd Nelson
  • New interviews with actors Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy
  • New video essay featuring director John Hughes’s production notes, read by Nelson
  • Documentary from 2015 featuring interviews with cast and crew
  • 50 minutes of never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes
  • Rare promotional and archival interviews and footage
  • Excerpts from a 1985 American Film Institute seminar with Hughes
  • 1999 radio interview with Hughes
  • Segment from a 1995 episode of NBC’s Today show featuring the film’s cast
  • Audio interview with Molly Ringwald from a 2014 episode of This American Life
  • PLUS: An essay by critic David Kamp
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