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Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Breakfast Club at movie theaters

02.12.2015

Man, this makes me feel really old. It was thirty years ago that John Hughes premiered the film that would become synonymous with his career. THE BREAKFAST CLUB hit theaters in 1985 and gave us the teen ensemble comedy that was actually a heartfelt drama about coming of age and fitting in unlike anything we have really seen before or since. Now, on the verge of the film's special edition hitting Blu-ray and DVD, THE BREAKFAST CLUB is coming back to theaters.

Universal Pictures and Fathom Events are teaming up for a limited run this March 26th and 31st. The film will be a remastered version of THE BREAKFAST CLUB which will also be shown with a featurette with the cast and crew discussing the impact of the film.

I love THE BREAKFAST CLUB and find that it still lives up even three decades after it was released. Unlike some other films from John Hughes, this movie both encapsulates the 1980s but also feels incredibly contemporary. This seems like a great event to check out this Valentine's Day eve no matter if you are a brain, an athlete, a basket case, aprincess, or a criminal.

The theatrical re-release of THE BREAKFAST CLUB will arrive just after the special edition Blu-ray release of the film as well as The John Hughes Yearbook Collection boxset which also includes SIXTEEN CANDLES and WEIRD SCIENCE (click those links to purchase via Amazon).  Both arrive on March 10th.  Find the details below.

The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary and The John Hughes Yearbook Collection will be available on Blu-ray™ and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ and DVD.  

  • Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
  • DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet™ lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.

The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary Edition Bonus Features on Blu-ray™ and DVD:

  • ALL-NEW! Accepting the Facts: The Breakfast Club Trivia Track
  • Sincerely Yours: A 12-Part Documentary
  • Feature Commentary with Anthony Michael Hall and Judd Nelson
  • The Most Convenient Definitions: The Origins of The Brat Pack
  • Theatrical Trailer

Source: Fathom Events

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