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Who Would Star In 'The Breakfast Club' If It Were Made Today?

Updated June 27, 2019 73.2k votes 5.6k voters 58.1k views18 items

List RulesVote up the contemporary actors you think would be perfect members of a new 'Breakfast Club.'

What happens when you place five students from different cliques in a room together for Saturday suspension? John Hughes’ seminal 1985 comedy-drama The Breakfast Club made us rethink the stereotypes surrounding the brain, athlete, basketcase, princess, and criminal. It also turned its young stars into pop culture icons who were tabbed “The Brat Pack” by the media. In an age of cinematic remakes, who would star in The Breakfast Club if it was filmed today?

Who would make the best modern-day version of Andrew Clark (Emilio Estevez)? How about Oscar-nominated actor Lucas Hedges? Or would Nick Robinson (Love, Simon) make a better jock? Imagine Kevin Bacon as Assistant Principal Vernon reciting the classic line, “Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns.” Can you picture the new Queen of the North, Game of Thrones alumna Sophie Turner, as Claire Standish?

Let us know who you think would make the perfect modern-day cast of The Breakfast Club. Vote up all your favorites.