Updated: Apr 16
What Makes It So Great?
This iconic classic from the 80's has stood the test of time as it remains one of the most like-able and quote-able movies out there. From the iconic performance from Broderick to all the memorable scenes, Ferris Bueller's Day Off is truly special. In an era of great teen comedies, this one may top the list due to its unique nature.
Why Would A Teen Enjoy?
Whether you're a movie person or not, it is easy to find joy in this film. The relaxed pace of the movie makes a viewer not have to focus hard to grasp the story. The comedic moments mixed in with action and tense scenes make Ferris Bueller a must see for all teens. The quotes it offers can also be a conversation starter with just about anybody.
Where Does This Film Rank?
Amongst the John Hughes films, it certainly tops my list. Most 80's comedies don't age well for my generation, however Ferris Bueller's Day Off, is more and more enjoyable with every watch. Although it never got Oscar recognition, the film is a fun one that can cater to anybody's needs.
"You're not dying, you just can't think of anything good to do." ( Ferris )
"Pardon my french but you're an asshole". ( Cameron )
"How could I possibly be expected to go to school on a day like this" ( Ferris )
" Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop and look around every once and a while you could miss it" ( Ferris )