Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American teen comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by John Hughes, and co-produced by Tom Jacobson.wikipedia
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Matthew Broderick

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The film stars Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller, a high-school slacker who spends a day off from school in Chicago, with Mia Sara and Alan Ruck.
His roles include the Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), the voice of the adult Simba in Disney's The Lion King trilogy (1994–2004), and Leo Bloom in both the Broadway musical The Producers and its 2005 film adaptation.

Mia Sara

The film stars Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller, a high-school slacker who spends a day off from school in Chicago, with Mia Sara and Alan Ruck.
She is best known for her role as Sloane Peterson in the 1986 comedy film Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and other films such as Legend (1985) and Timecop (1994).

Alan Ruck

Cameron Frye
The film stars Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller, a high-school slacker who spends a day off from school in Chicago, with Mia Sara and Alan Ruck.
He played Cameron Frye, Ferris Bueller's hypochondriac best friend in John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), and Stuart Bondek, a lecherous, power-hungry member of the mayor's staff in the ABC sitcom Spin City.

John Hughes (filmmaker)

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American teen comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by John Hughes, and co-produced by Tom Jacobson.
Beginning as an author of humorous essays and stories for National Lampoon, he went on to write and direct some of the most successful live-action comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s such as National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) and its sequels National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985) and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989); Mr. Mom (1983), Sixteen Candles (1984), Weird Science (1985), The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Pretty in Pink (1986), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987), She's Having a Baby (1988), Uncle Buck (1989), Dutch (1991), Dennis the Menace (1993), Baby's Day Out (1994), the Beethoven franchise (co-written under a pseudonym with Amy Holden-Jones) and Home Alone (1990) and its sequels Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) and Home Alone 3 (1997).

1986 in film

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Released by Paramount Pictures on June 11, 1986, the film became one of the top-grossing films of the year, receiving $70.1 million over a $5.8 million budget.

Jennifer Grey

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His parents believe he really is ill, though his sister Jeanie (Jennifer Grey) does not.
She is known for her roles in the 1980s films Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Dirty Dancing (1987), for which Grey earned a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Jeffrey Jones

Dean of Students Edward R. Rooney (Jeffrey Jones) suspects Ferris is a repeat truant and commits to catching him.
Jeffrey Duncan Jones (born September 28, 1946) is an American character actor best known for his roles as Emperor Joseph II in Amadeus (1984), Edward R. Rooney in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Charles Deetz in Beetlejuice (1988), and A. W. Merrick in both Deadwood (2004–2006) and Deadwood: The Movie (2019).

Wayne Newton

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Cameron remains uninterested and worried, and Ferris attempts to cheer him by joining a parade float during the Von Steuben Day parade and spontaneously lip-syncing Wayne Newton's cover of "Danke Schoen", then into a rendition of The Beatles' "Twist and Shout" that excites the gathered crowds.
His signature song "Danke Schoen" (1963) was notably used in the score for Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

Ben Stein

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Ben Stein's famous monotonous lecture about the Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act was not originally in Hughes's script.
He is most well-known on screen as the economics teacher in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the host of Win Ben Stein's Money, and as Dr. Arthur Neuman in The Mask and Son of the Mask.

Danke Schoen

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Cameron remains uninterested and worried, and Ferris attempts to cheer him by joining a parade float during the Von Steuben Day parade and spontaneously lip-syncing Wayne Newton's cover of "Danke Schoen", then into a rendition of The Beatles' "Twist and Shout" that excites the gathered crowds.
The song achieved renewed popularity when it was featured in the 1986 American comedy film Ferris Bueller's Day Off, lip synced by the main character, Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick).

Edie McClurg

McClurg is known for a number of roles, including Mrs. Burns in A River Runs Through It, Grace in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Lucille Tarlek on WKRP in Cincinnati, Lynn in She's Having a Baby, Willamae Jones in the television remake of Harper Valley PTA, Mrs. Patty Poole on The Hogan Family (originally "Valerie"), Bonnie Brindle on Small Wonder, Marge Sweetwater in Back to School, the car rental agent in Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Mrs. Violet Bleakman on Clifford the Big Red Dog, and Mrs. Beeker on 7th Heaven.

National Film Registry

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In 2014, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

Lyman Ward (actor)

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The trio explore the city, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Sears Tower, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and attend a ball game at Wrigley Field, while occasionally their paths intersect with that of Ferris' father (Lyman Ward).
He appeared on the first episode of Laverne & Shirley as Tad Schotz, but is most noted for playing Ferris Bueller's father in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

Jonathan Schmock

He has worked on numerous film and television projects including Ferris Bueller's Day Off, where he played the maitre d' in a fancy restaurant.

Von Steuben Day

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Cameron remains uninterested and worried, and Ferris attempts to cheer him by joining a parade float during the Von Steuben Day parade and spontaneously lip-syncing Wayne Newton's cover of "Danke Schoen", then into a rendition of The Beatles' "Twist and Shout" that excites the gathered crowds.
The Chicago parade was featured in the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Cindy Pickett

Mrs. Bueller (Cindy Pickett) arrives at the station, upset about having to forgo a house sale, only to become infuriated to find Jeanie kissing the delinquent.
Pickett, however, is best known to audiences for her lighter turn as Katie Bueller, Ferris Bueller's loving and unsuspecting mother, in the 1986 American comedy movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Richard Edson

His more notable roles include a disreputable parking garage attendant in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), man at newspaper stand in Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Richie in Howard the Duck (1986), Eddie in Jim Jarmusch's cult film Stranger Than Paradise (1984), real-life gambler Billy Maharg in Eight Men Out, and the title character in Joey Breaker (1993).

Charlie Sheen

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Waiting for her mother to collect her from the police station, she meets a juvenile delinquent (Charlie Sheen) who advises her not to worry so much.
Sheen and Grey reunited in a small scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

Kristy Swanson

(trying to probe the students for answers) as well as Kristy Swanson's cheerful "No problem whatsoever!"
Swanson also starred in several films, including Hot Shots! (1991), The Program (1993), The Chase (1994), 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997), Big Daddy (1999), Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) and appeared in Pretty in Pink (1986) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

Max Perlich

Perlich's career began with a small part in John Hughes' hit 1986 teen comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off, which came after he had dropped out of high school in the 10th grade.

Fourth wall

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Ferris regularly breaks the fourth wall to explain his techniques and inner thoughts.
The John Hughes movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), is another well-known fourth-wall-breaking movie.

Louie Anderson

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In 1986, Anderson had a small role in the singing-telegram scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Larry "Flash" Jenkins

Jenkins was also known for his performances in minor but memorable roles in such films as Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Fletch as the junkie and informant Gummy.

Del Close

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During this period, Close also appeared in several movies; he portrayed a corrupt alderman John O'Shay in The Untouchables, and an English teacher in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Art Institute of Chicago

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The trio explore the city, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Sears Tower, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and attend a ball game at Wrigley Field, while occasionally their paths intersect with that of Ferris' father (Lyman Ward). Featuring many Chicago landmarks, including the then Sears Tower and the Art Institute of Chicago, the film was Hughes' love letter to Chicago: "I really wanted to capture as much of Chicago as I could. Not just in the architecture and landscape, but the spirit."
The pointillist masterpiece, which also inspired a musical and was famously featured in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Georges Seurat's Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte—1884, is prominently displayed.