6 FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF
Saturday, ITV4, 4pm GO back to the Eighties with John Hughes' classic caper which sees teenager Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick, right with Alan Ruck) ditch school with his girlfriend and reluctant buddy for a big city adventure in Chicago.
The filming sites showcased include: The Blues Brothers, Home Alone, The Breakfast Club, Hoosiers, A Christmas Story, A League of Their Own, Fargo, Paper Moon, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
, Purple Rain, Field of Dreams, The Shawshank Redemption, The Fugitive, The Untouchables, Groundhog Day, and 29 more
A cute homage to arguably the greatest coming-of-age comedy of all time - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
- is affectionately tossed into an origin story that doesn't feel the need to replay Peter's encounter with a radioactive spider.
A homage one of the greatest coming-of-age comedies - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
- is tossed into an original story that doesn't feel the need to replay Peter's encounter with a radioactive spider.
The tone owes a huge amount to the giddy vitality of the 1980s teen films of John Hughes, most notably Ferris Bueller's Day Off
, which is clearly referenced.
Only later would he realize these same locations were stitched together by director John Hughes into an imaginary universe where his '80s-landmark films Sixteen Candles, Home Alone, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
, and The Breakfast Club would all be filmed.
And it'll be a famous film, like a Jaws or a Ferris Bueller's Day Off
or an Alien, and it'll start and I'll say, 'I don't remember it starting like this.
Ferris Bueller from Ferris Bueller's Day Off
- heisquite possiblymy idol and his characterdescribes meperfectly.
Sheen is the son of actor Martin Sheen and starred in the 1980s and '90s hit movies, including Platoon, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
and Wall Street.
He also appeared in films such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off
and Wall Street.
Sheen rose to fame in films such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off
and Wall Street and was once the highest paid actor on television for his sitcom Two and a Half Men.
If you love John Hughes films such as The Breakfast Club (1985) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off
(1986) then it's fascinating and alarming how accurate those portrayals were.