Life moves pretty fast! Matthew Broderick shot to superstardom after playing high school senior Ferris Bueller in the 1986 film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
In the film, Ferris decides to play hooky and convinces his best buddy, the shy and anxious Cameron Frye (Alan Ruck), to ditch with him. After calling the school and pretending to be his girlfriend Sloane Peterson’s (Mia Sara) bereaved dad, Ferris, Cameron and Sloane have a day off for the books.
The trio run around Chicago, going to a baseball game, becoming part of a city parade and chilling by the pool, all while Ferris’ sister, Jeanie (Jennifer Grey), is trying to prove he is in fact lying about being sick.
Ferris’ principal, Ed Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), is also not convinced as to how ill the high schooler is — and dedicates his day to catching the teen in a lie.
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