Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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Ferris Bueller House Finally Sells

Cameron's home goes for $1.06M

(Newser) - After more than five years on and off the market, an Illinois home made famous in Ferris Bueller's Day Off has sold. The home, located in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, is the one where Bueller's best friend Cameron lives in the movie—and where he sends... More »

One Famous Movie Home Sells, Another Is Available

House in 'Ferris Beuller' under contract; Old Man Marley's from 'Home Alone' for sale

(Newser) - It took five years and a series of price reductions, but a home made famous in Ferris Bueller's Day Off is finally under contract. Cameron's home—the place where he sends his dad's Ferrari down a ravine—has gone under contract in Highland Park, Illinois, after the... More »

Broderick: I Worried About Ferris Bueller Ad

'I hope this is good idea,' actor kept telling himself while filming.

(Newser) - How very un-Ferris Bueller. Matthew Broderick was worried about making his much-praised Super Bowl ad for Honda, and found himself constantly worrying during filming: "I hope this is a good idea." Broderick didn't jump at the chance to do the ad. "It took a little thinking... More »

The Awesome Ferris Bueller Ad Is Here

Matthew Broderick stars in 'Matthew's Day Off' for Honda

(Newser) - The full-length Ferris Bueller-inspired Super Bowl ad is here, and AdWeek dubs it "awesome." Matthew Broderick stars in "Matthew's Day Off," a Honda ad in which he calls in sick to a film shoot in order to do all sorts of fun stuff in his... More »

Ferris Bueller Is Back

Looks like Matthew Broderick will be gracing the Super Bowl

(Newser) - If you were a teen in 1986, prepare to freak out ... because Ferris Bueller is set to make an appearance during this year's Super Bowl. Chuckachucka2012 has posted a 10-second teaser of a commercial that will apparently air during the game, and though Matthew Broderick may look a little... More »

In Back-to-School Hindsight, John Hughes Looks Terrible

The guy probably ruined your life

(Newser) - When the world rushed to eulogize John Hughes, Christopher Borrelli of the Chicago Tribune held off. He wanted to watch Hughes’ movies again. “I had suspected these films might be disturbing in hindsight,” he writes. “I had no idea how disturbing.” There’s drunk driving, insinuations... More »

Ferris Bueller House Could Be Torn Down

It's on list of endangered landmarks

(Newser) - The suburban Chicago house where Cameron killed his dad's Ferrari in Ferris Bueller's Day Off is on a list of endangered Illinois landmarks, the Chicago Tribune reports. The Highland Park home is on the market for $2.3 million and is at risk of being torn down. The preservation group... More »

Hollywood's Top Fictional Teachers

(Newser) - Never had an inspiring, funny, or even downright godawful teacher? Luckily, Hollywood has them in spades. Babble presents the 40 best fictional teachers:
  • Ms. Norbury, Mean Girls: She taught “the female student body to lay off the sexist insults.”
  • Economics teacher, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: Ben Stein
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Director John Hughes Dead at 59

Director suffers heart attack

(Newser) - John Hughes, the director who made his name cataloging teen angst of the 1980s, died of a heart attack today at 59. Hughes created such films as The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Pretty in Pink, and Sixteen Candles, making stars of the so-called Brat Pack of Molly... More »

'Bueller? Bueller?' Film House Hits Market

(Newser) - The Chicago-area house immortalized in a glass-breaking, Ferrari-plunging shot from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is for sale, the Arlington Heights Daily Herald reports. “It’s spectacular inside,” said the realtor offering the glass-walled modern home at $2.3 million. “It’s like living in a tree... More »

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