Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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‘There was always an excuse to take a drink’: Succession’s Alan Ruck on Ferris Bueller, booze and bouncing back
After a decades-long slump, the actor’s career came roaring back with the role of Connor Roy. He talks about his 80s success, his ‘attitude problems’ and his excitement about Succession’s new series

Hadley Freeman

11, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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From Fight Club to Brief Encounter: how self-isolation would change classic films
It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2020 @4:16 PM

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Movie night with the Reagans: War Games, Red Dawn … and Ferris Bueller's Day Off
The Reagans were film buffs and watched 363 films, mostly on weekends in a ritual that is now the subject of a memoir by a former aide

David Smith in Washington

03, Mar, 2018 @2:56 PM

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Ferris Bueller's daily grind: how poverty in Chicago went suburban
On the surface, Lake County, Illinois – the setting for John Hughes’ 1980s films of affluent suburban angst – is all detached houses, swimming pools and malls. Hidden from view, though, is the growing need

Scott Allard

14, Jul, 2017 @11:16 AM

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Is Channing Tatum in a fish tail the feminist dream realised? The jury’s out
The current passion for 1980s films reflects what we lack today: films back then were made for adults, not just teenage boys

Hadley Freeman

03, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Ferris Bueller and The Dude enter the US National Film Registry
Rosemary’s Baby, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Saving Private Ryan and 22 others in the 2014 intake for works deemed “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant

Ben Child

18, Dec, 2014 @3:21 PM

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The house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off is for sale

Would it be worth the money just to recreate the classic car crash scene?

Kevin Shalvey

09, Jan, 2011 @8:00 PM

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Breakfast Club director John Hughes: 'He had a massive impact on cinema'

From Pretty in Pink to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, John Hughes's movies came to define a generation in the 1980s. Paul MacInnes and Andrew Pulver discuss his legacy

Paul MacInnes, Andrew Pulver and Laurence Topham

07, Aug, 2009 @1:36 PM

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Steve Martin, Molly Ringwald and Matthew Broderick lead tributes to director John Hughes

News: The stars of Planes, Trains and Automobiles, The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off have paid tribute to the director John Hughes

Ben Child

07, Aug, 2009 @10:01 AM

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John Hughes – a career in clips, from The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller to Curly Sue

Catherine Shoard: The director behind classics of 80s teen cinema such as The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off has died, aged 59. Look over his career, and leave your own memories of the man and his movies

Catherine Shoard

07, Aug, 2009 @9:32 AM

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The films of John Hughes, director of The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off

6 August 2009: American film director John Hughes, whose Brat Pack movies in the 1980s spoke to angsty teens everywhere, has died aged 59. Here are some career highlights

06, Aug, 2009 @11:00 PM

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