St Elmos Fire - stellar cast that was branded the new Brat Pack
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In 1985, the term The Brat Pack was coined in a New York Magazine article as a take on the iconic Rat Pack of the '50s and '60s. The group c...
The Brat Pack is a nickname given to a group of young actors who frequently appeared together in teen-oriented coming-of-age films in the 1980s. The term was first mentioned in a 1985 New York magazine article (the term "Brat Pack" is a play on the Rat Pack from the 1950s and 1960s). The actors themselves were known to dislike the label. Many of their careers peaked in the middle of the 1980s, but declined afterwards for various reasons.
The Breakfast Club - 1985 I can STILL recite every word of this movie!