#3- The Breakfast Club, directed by John Hughes
One of the quintessential teen 80's movies, this film does show its age when it comes to music and style, but that doesn't matter in the big picture. This movie is important because it shows that even if you belong to a certain group (no matter how cliched), true teenage troubles transcend cliques. Those five teenagers sitting in the library on Saturday detention all have screwed up families, problems with friends and schoolwork and they all hate their principal. The Breakfast Club is a testament to the fact that life sucks in high school, no matter who you are.