June 25, 2024 5:51 pm

Andrew McCarthy Confronts the Writer Who First Called Them the 'Brat Pack'
Andrew McCarthy Confronts the Writer Who First Called Them the 'Brat Pack'

Andrew McCarthy Confronts the Writer Who First Called Them the ‘Brat Pack’

The Brat Pack was a group of the hottest, coolest young actors of the 1980s, a group who often worked together in many of the decade’s biggest films. They included Emilio Estevez, Andrew McCarthy, Robe Lowe, Demi Moore, Ally Sheedy, Jon Cryer, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, and Anthony Michael Hall, give or take some other actors who floated in and out of their orbit. Now, Andrew McCarthy is exploring the group and both their impetus and influence in his documentary Brats, which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and is streaming on Hulu. He spoke with MovieWeb about how the Brat Pack signaled a major change in Hollywood:

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​Why is the Brat Pack called the Brat Pack? Andrew McCarthy discusses confronting the man who coined the term in his documentary Brats. Read More