And the fact that producer, director and screenwriter John Hughes spent his teenage years in Northbrook and drew from experiences at Glenbrook High School , based “The Breakfast Club ” around an early morning detention hall at New Trier High School in Winnetka (including the late film critic Gene Siskel), and chose to
Claire Standish is in detention for skipping school to go shopping. Her rich dad didn’t care, but her poor, drunk mom got mad at her. And finally, John Bender is in detention for pulling a fire alarm and fighting with the school’s teachers and students.
The film’s title comes from the nickname invented by students and staff, for detention, at New Trier High School, the school attended by the son of one of John Hughes’ friends. Thus, those who were sent to detention were designated members of “The Breakfast Club “.
Though many of the movie’s school scenes were lensed in Illinois at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook (John Hughes’ real life alma mater) and Maine North High School in Des Plaines, the office of Principal Edward R.
She later visits Bender in the closet and kisses his neck and asks if he was really disgusted with her lipstick trick to which he says no. She walks out of the school and gives John one of her diamond earrings showing him that she can meet him halfway.
Originally Answered: In The Breakfast Club, did Claire and Bender have sex ? No. They merely saw each other passed the facades they put up.
Even aside from the fact that Bender very explicitly harasses and antagonizes Claire for the entire movie, making the scene where they finally make out seem mildly toxic at best, neither of their character arcs seem to build toward a relationship in any way. I don’t Claire ever interacted with Bender again.
Though Bender conflicts with Claire the most, he eventually becomes closest to her, and at the end of the film , the couple shares a kiss, and Claire even goes as far as to give Bender one of her diamond earrings. After Claire, Bender definitely buts heads the most with Andrew.
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” Allison ” (played by Ally Sheedy ) is first introduced in the beginning, stepping out the back seat of a gray sedan. She goes to the front window, as if to look in, but the car drives by her. She then begins walking towards the school. Allison is the last out of the Breakfast Club members to enter the library.
Appearance. Carl is first seen in the opening sequence. Carl’s entrance prompts Bender to rudely and mockingly suggest to Brian that “his dad ” (referring to Carl ; we see Brian’s actual dad at the end of the film) works at the school.
15. The Breakfast Club’s location is a familiar one to John Hughes fans. Like a number of other Hughes films, including Weird Science, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, and National Lampoon’s Vacation, the film is set in the fictional Chicago suburb of Shermer, Illinois.