‘Breakfast Club’ returning to theaters for 30th anniversary

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LOS ANGELES — A brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal are returning to the big screen.

“The Breakfast Club” is celebrating its 30th anniversary by coming back to movie theaters for a limited showing at the end of March.

The Brat Pack classic that starred Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson and Ally Sheedy was written and directed by John Hughes and was filmed at Maine North High School in Des Plaines. Hughes spent much of his life in Chicago and its suburbs. His adopted hometown was the setting for many of his films, including “The Breakfast Club.”

Universal Pictures will include a featurette called “The Breakfast Club – A Retrospective” in the screenings.

Screenings of the film will take place March 26 and March 31 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 13th.

Chicagoland theaters showing the film:

  • Addison 21 –       Addison
  • South Barrington 30 with IMAX –               Barrington
  • Randall 15 with IMAX – Batavia
  • River East 21 –    Chicago
  • ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Collection – Chicago
  • City North 14 with RPX –                Chicago
  • Webster Place 11 –          Chicago
  • Showplace 16 – Crystal Lake
  • Elgin Fox Theatre –           Elgin
  • Gurnee Cinemas –           Gurnee
  • Lincolnshire 21 with IMAX –         Lincolnshire
  • Randhurst Village 12 with ETX –  Mount Prospect
  • Naperville 16 with IMAX –             Naperville
  • New Lenox 14 with IMAX –         New Lenox
  • Niles 12 with IMAX –       Niles
  • Orland Park Cinemas 14 –              Orland Park
  • Cantera 17 with RPX –     Warrenville


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