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List Rules Movies on this list must have been released in the 1980s and have had one or more cast member who also appeared in The Breakfast Club or St. Elmo's Fire.

The Brat Pack, a group of young actors and actresses who appeared in many films together, dominated Hollywood in the 1980s. Their films were primarily teen-oriented coming-of-age stories involving young romance, troubled youth, and plenty of fast times.


The Brat Pack refers to the constellation of actors that appeared in either St. Elmo’s Fire or The Breakfast Club. Notable Brat Packers include Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, and Molly Ringwald.


On this list of the best Brat Pack films of the 1980s, you’ll find memorable titles like
Pretty in Pink, The Outsiders, and Weird Science. Vote up your favorite Brat Pack movie below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 
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The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

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Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

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St. Elmo's Fire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
St. Elmo's Fire Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson

5
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The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
The Outsiders Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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Weird Science is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Weird Science Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

7
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Young Guns is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Young Guns Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Emilio Estevez

8
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WarGames is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
WarGames Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy

9
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Mannequin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Mannequin Kim Cattrall, James Spader, Andrew McCarthy

10
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Less Than Zero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Less Than Zero Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

11
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About Last Night is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
About Last Night Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally

12
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One Crazy Summer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
One Crazy Summer Demi Moore, John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

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Bad Boys is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Bad Boys Sean Penn, Ally Sheedy, Clancy Brown

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Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Youngblood Keanu Reeves, Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze

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Johnny Be Good is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Johnny Be Good Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Jennifer Tilly

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Oxford Blues is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Oxford Blues Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Cary Elwes

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Class is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Class Rob Lowe, John Cusack, Jacqueline Bissett

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The Pick-up Artist is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
The Pick-up Artist Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Molly Ringwald

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Heaven Help Us is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Heaven Help Us Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland, Mary Stuart Masterson

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Kansas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Kansas Matt Dillon, Kyra Sedgwick, Andrew McCarthy

21
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We're No Angels is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
We're No Angels Demi Moore, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn

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No Small Affair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
No Small Affair Demi Moore, Jennifer Tilly, Tim Robbins

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Blue City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Blue City Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso

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Betsy's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Betsy's Wedding Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci, Molly Ringwald

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Wisdom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Wisdom Demi Moore, Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez

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Fresh Horses is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Brat Pack Movies
Fresh Horses Ben Stiller, Viggo Mortensen, Molly Ringwald