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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF AN ICONIC COMEDY THAT DEFINED A GENRE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF, THE BREAKFAST CLUB 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

May 18, 2010

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ —

OVERVIEW: Written and directed by John Hughes (Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), The Breakfast Club quickly became the definitive teen film of the 1980′s and remains as moving and poignant today as it was 25 years ago. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of this landmark comedy, The Breakfast Club is now available for the first time on Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def on August 3, 2010, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Starring Emilio Estevez (“Two and a Half Men”), Molly Ringwald (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”), Anthony Michael Hall (“The Dead Zone”), Judd Nelson (The Boondock Saints II) and Ally Sheedy (“Psych”), The Breakfast Club 25th Anniversary Edition is a hilarious coming-of-age story that set a precedent for generations to come!

Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def BONUS FEATURES: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect picture and purest digital sound.

  • BD-LIVE(TM): Access the BD-Live(TM) Center through your Internet-connected player to get even more content, watch the latest trailers and more!
  • SINCERELY YOURS: A 12-part documentary with Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Ally Sheedy and other cast members as they reflect on the making of The Breakfast Club. Revisit these unforgettable characters and hear filmmakers such as Amy Heckerling (Clueless) and Diablo Cody (Juno) discuss the cultural resonance of the film.
  • THE MOST CONVENIENT DEFINITIONSTHE ORIGINS OF THE BRAT PACK: Cast members, journalists and film historians discuss the “Brat Pack” label and its impact on pop culture and the group’s careers.
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY: With Judd Nelson and Anthony Michael Hall.
  • THEATRICAL TRAILER
  • MY SCENES: Bookmark your favorite scenes from the movie.

SYNOPSIS: From writer/director John Hughes (Sixteen Candles, Weird Science), The Breakfast Club is an iconic portrait of 1980s American high school life. When Saturday detention started, they were simply the Jock, the Princess, the Brain, the Criminal and the Basket Case, but by that afternoon they had become closer than any of them could have imagined. Featuring an all-star ’80s cast including Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy, this warm-hearted comedy helped define an entire generation.


    BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF TECHNICAL INFORMATION:
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    Street Date: August 3, 2010
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    Copyright: 2010 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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    Selection Number: 61112006
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    Running Time: 1 Hour 37 Minutes
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    Layers: BD-50
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    Picture Format: Widescreen
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    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
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    Rating: R
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    Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French European Subtitles
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    Sound:  English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French DTS 2.0
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    CAST AND FILMMAKERS
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    Cast:  Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Anthony Michael Hall,
     Molly Ringwald, Paul Gleason
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    Directed By:  John Hughes
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    Written By:  John Hughes
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    Executive Producers:  Gil Friesen and Andrew Meyer
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    Produced By:  John Hughes and Ned Tanen
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    Director of Photography:  Thomas Del Ruth
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    Production Designer:   John W. Corso
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    Editor:  Dede Allen
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    Costume Design By:  Marilyn Vance
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    Casting By:  Jackie Burch
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    CONTACTS: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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    Jennifer Black
    Publicity Director
    (818) 777-0546
    Jennifer.Black@nbcuni.com

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