High school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he's developed an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. He talks his friend Cameron into taking his father's prized Ferrari and with his girlfriend Sloane head into Chicago for the day. While they are taking in what the city has to offer school principal Ed Rooney is convinced that Ferris is, not for the first time, playing hooky for the day and is hell bent to catch him out. Ferris has anticipated that, much to Rooney's chagrin. Written by
The restaurant where Ferris etc. go to eat is the same one Jake and Elwood terrorised in The Blues Brothers (1980). It is also the same restaurant from St. Elmo's Fire (1985), where Kirby waits for Dale See more »
In the arcade, when the girl Rooney thinks is Ferris is about to spray him with her straw, Rooney is shown to flinch in anticipation of being sprayed before she puts her lips to straw to draw in some soda. See more »
[Hiding on the floor of the taxi while his father is in the car next to him]
What's he doing?
He's licking the glass and making obscene gestures with his hands.
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Ferris comes out of bathroom: "You're still here? It's over. Go home." See more »
Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Ferris intending to make one last skip day out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" his friend Cameron's (Alan Ruck) father's Ferrari, and goes on a one day adventure through the streets of Chicago with his pals. Ferris' is followed by his high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch Bueller in the act of cutting class, but finds it is more trouble than he bargained for. Ferris Bueller's Day Off is one of the best comedies ever, John Hughes is the best.
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