St. Elmo's Fire

This glib, insubstantial soap opera is emblematic of Hollywood in the mid-1980s. Its blow-dried, youthful stars enjoyed fame and notoriety as members of the so-called "Brat Pack." Four months after graduation seven Georgetown University pals still stick together, often patronizing St. Elmo's Bar, a campus hangout. The narrative opens when an emergency brings...read more

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Seven friends, recent college graduates, are searching for a place in the real world, as they face issues of career and commitment. Leslie and Alec (Ally Sheedy and Judd Nelson) try to save a crumbling romance. Wendy (Mare Winningham), a shy virgin, hides a love for Billy (Rob Lowe), a reluctant father/husband still searching for goals. Kevin (Andrew McCarthy) is a cynical writer who scorns love until he realizes he's in love with his best friend's girl. Kirbo (Emilio Estevez), a law student, obsessively pursues an older woman. The beautiful, neurotic Jules (Demi Moore) paints a poignant picture of life in the fast lane. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love one another as only the closest of friends can.

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St. Elmo's Fire - Official Trailer
01:31 — Seven friends, recent college graduates, are searching for a place in the real world, as they face issues of career and commitment. Leslie and Alec (A (more…)
Trailer
01:27 — Trailer for the 1985 classic St. Elmo's Fire. Seven friends, recent college graduates, are searching for a place in the real world, as they face issu (more…)
Featurette - Demi and Rob
01:43 — Featurette for St. Elmo's Fire that takes an in-depth look at the characters played by both Demi Moore and Rob Lowe, with emphasis on their importance (more…)
Featurette - Worth the Quest
01:40 — Featurette for St. Elmo's Fire that takes a look at Emilio Estevez's character, and the infatuation he has with Dale (Andie MacDowell).

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This glib, insubstantial soap opera is emblematic of Hollywood in the mid-1980s. Its blow-dried, youthful stars enjoyed fame and notoriety as members of the so-called "Brat Pack." Four months after graduation seven Georgetown University pals still stick t… (more)

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