Music from The Breakfast Club

Dig deeper into Simple Minds' iconic song "Don't You (Forget About Me)"


20 min

Unlimited guests




The song "Don't You (Forget About Me)" plays in the opening and closing credits of John Hughes' teen movie The Breakfast Club (1985). But the song does way more than that: it truly defines the film—and a generation of viewers.  

In this short virtual event with Chicago Movie Tours, examine in depth Simple Minds' song "Don't You (Forget about Me)." In the process, you'll hear behind-the-scenes stories from The Breakfast Club, learn about the music's connections to MTV, and understand how the iconic song still functions as a metaphor for victory.

Virtual Tour FAQs

Chicago Movie Tours' virtual and in-person programs incorporate the following to bring the subject matter to life:

• HD video
• Photos
• Clips and screenshots
• Maps
• Newspapers
• Movie fan magazines
• Animated slideshows
• Expert commentary...and more

What's Included

How Do I Watch?
This experience takes place on Chicago Movie Tours' Facebook Page. Visit the link at the scheduled time and click PLAY on the live video. (You do not need a Facebook account to watch.)

Can I Get a Reminder?
Sure! If you follow Chicago Movie Tours on Facebook and allow notifications on your device, you will be notified when we go live. If you'd like an email reminder, register here for the event at least 24 hours before it begins.

Can I Watch Later?
Virtual tours may not be available after their livestream. Because Chicago Movie Tours' virtual events often include film clips that may trigger social media censors, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter may remove the videos after the livestream, even though the material is considered fair use. In short: it's a good idea to watch live.

How Do I Tip?
Nearly all of Chicago Movie Tours' virtual events are FREE to attend! If you'd like to make a donation or tip, you may do so when you register, via our donation page, or directly through Venmo or Paypal. Thank you!