“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” came out 26 years ago today, in 1986. For a relatively small budget of $5 milliono the John Hughes penned and directed summer comedy has managed to ensconce a place in the mind of pretty much anyone who can remember the ’80s:
You can buy a replica vest of the one Ferris wears throughout the movie here.
You can see the Ferris Bueller trailer recut as a drama here:
Did you know Nike came out with a Ferris Bueller inspired Nike Dunk? You can buy a pair here for a little over $90 including shipping.
The baseball game that was depicted in the film at Wrigley Field was filmed at an actual Cubs game and took place on June 5, 1985 between the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs ended up loosing the game 4-2 in 11 innings.
Many of the film’s Chicago locations are still open. You can take a tour yourself…