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"One man's struggle to take it easy."
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A game-changing movie of the high school comedy genre, Ferris Bueller's Day off is a timeless movie about self-discovery, rebellious youth, and accepting the challenges of adulthood. True of all movies directed by John Hughes, Ferris Bueller's Day Off cuts to the complexities and confusion of youth while maintaining a buoyant light-heartedness. Starring Matthew Broderick as the charming but unfulfilled Ferris, this 80's comedy knows how to peel back the layers of comedy and reveal the root of trauma beneath it all.

Charming and sly Ferris Bueller is determined to not attend school for the day. Successful, Ferris and his friends enjoy a day of parades, adventures, near-misses, and raw self-analysis. What are they honestly trying to run away from? While the youth galavants around, a suspicious principal, played by Jeffrey Jones, is sniffing out their chaotic trail. Ferris Bueller's Day Off hits almost every button an audience desires: romance, adventure, comedy, tragedy, all wrapped up in 80's teen comedy.

| 1986 | 1 hr 43 min | 7.8/10 | 61/100
Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones
John Hughes
Produced By
John Hughes, Tom Jacobson

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