Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Starring Mathew Broderick, this is the ultimate teen comedy from John Hughes is about a guy who has a day on the town with his friends. Using his wits, the teen idol Ferris Bueller gets out of school bringing his friend Cameron and his girlfriend Sloan along for the ride in a red Ferrari. They make stops all throughout Chicago at Wrigley Field, The Sears Tower, The Art Institute of Chicago, and of course the Von Steuben Day Parade. Over the course of the day, the Dean of Students Mr. Rooney goes looking for them as well as Bueller’s sister. Despite some problems with the Ferrari and trying to get home undetected, Ferris returns from his adventure without his parents being any the wiser. This film has it’s share of memorable moments and Ferris often breaking the fourth wall is a unique touch.

4/5 Stars

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