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7,381 Ratings

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Directed by John Hughes
United States, 1986


A smooth-talking high schooler by the name of Ferris Bueller convinces his best friend and his girlfriend to cut class one day and go on a raucous adventure around Chicago.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off Directed by John Hughes

Critics reviews

Once the shit hits the fan in the movie’s last quarter, the movie’s script does some truly spectacular backpedaling to redeem Our Shit Hero. Suddenly, we are informed that Ferris’ only desire in lying, stealing, and cheating his way through this beautiful springtime school day was to show friend Cameron a good time… The logic of traumatizing a friend in order to make him see the beauty in life frankly escapes me, even from a so-called “tough-love” perspective.
June 01, 2015
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In the film that not only taught countless youngsters how to properly play sick, but also showcased our city as the playground for Broderick’s under stimulated Northshore slacker, there are moments of cinematic greatness.
September 09, 2011
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