Directed by John Hughes. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Edie McClurg, Charlie Sheen, Louis Anderson, Max Perlich, Kristy Swanson. (1986, PG-13, 103 min.)
When people think fondly of John Hughes, it's movies like Ferris Bueller that they're thinking of. This one's drenched in Eighties-style teen spirit. Matthew Broderick plays a kid who ditches high school for the day. The movie follows his adventure and teen vicissitudes.