Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, vacation porn for a nation of uptight workaholics. At least, I guess that’s its broad appeal. For a movie about a smug, good looking teenager who always gets his way and takes advantage of his friends, it’s a miracle that John Hughes managed to make it such a charming, funny and endlessly re-watchable gem. There are plenty of big scenes in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: Ferris singing “Twist and Shout” on the float, Cameron’s epic Hughesian breakdown in his dad’s garage; Bueller… Bueller… Bueller…
There’s a lot to choose from, but Hatched‘s pair of editors tried to knock heads to debate the which scene ranks as the best.
Caryn Coleman: This is my favorite scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off because it’s exactly what I would do skipping school and, plus, who doesn’t love the Art Institute of Chicago? Only jerks.
CC: I want Cameron’s house.
KK: It went on sale last year for $1.65 million. So maybe if you sold some DVDs? I think I only like this movie for Cameron. Here’s where he goes berserk: