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In Conversation with The Breakfast Club's John Kapelos

Join us live to talk with actor John Kapelos about filming 'The Breakfast Club' in Chicago

About Virtual Tour





Actor John Kapelos has an impressive filmography. He has appeared in more than 60 movies including Sixteen Candles, Weird Science, Roxanne, Auto Focus, and The Shape of Water

Kapelos has also acted on acclaimed television series like The X-Files, Seinfeld, ER, Justified, and Monk. You can currently see him on Netflix's The Umbrella Academy.

Despite his many roles over the years, John Kapelos is perhaps best known for his portrayal of janitor Carl Reed in John Hughes' The Breakfast Club. So in this live interview, we'll ask Kapelos about his time filming the 1985 teen movie, including his memories of the set at Maine North High School.

Note: this interview is dependent on Kapelos' busy schedule. RSVP here to be notified of any changes.

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Virtual Tour FAQs

How Do I Watch?

Unless listed otherwise, our virtual tours take place live on Facebook. Simply visit Chicago Movie Tours' Facebook Page at the scheduled time, and click PLAY on the live video.


(You do not need a Facebook account to watch live programs.)

Can I Get a Reminder?

Yes! 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 some of Chicago Movie Tours' virtual events include clips that may trigger social media censors, Facebook could 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?

If you'd like to make a donation or tip, you may do so either 

Your generous tips and donations—which help to cover costs of livestreaming software, archive and research memberships, on-location travel for virtual tour video footage, and more—ensure Chicago Movie Tours can continue creating free and affordable in-person and virtual events.


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Virtual Tour FAQs

What's Included

Chicago Movie Tours' virtual tours incorporate the following, when applicable, to bring the subject matter to life:

  • HD video

  • High-quality photos

  • Expertly designed animated slideshows

  • Clips and screengrabs

  • Maps (to orient you as you "travel" with us)

  • Vintage newspaper articles and ads

  • Classic movie fan magazine excerpts

  • Well-researched commentary


Additionally, we always include opportunities for audience contribution.

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