Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Notes (5)

  • Production Budget¬† - $5,800,000
    Domestic Gross - $70,136,369 (10th)

    Domestic adjusted for 2013 - $151,237,453

  • Filming locations:
    L'Orangerie, Los Angeles, California
    Art Institute of Chicago, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
    Ben Rose Auto Museum, Highland Park, Illinois
    Brentwood, Los Angeles, California
    Butternut Lane, Northbrook, Illinois
    California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California
    Chicago Board of Trade, The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
    Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
    Des Plaines, Illinois
    Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
    El Camino Real High School, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
    Glenbrook North High School, Northbrook, Illinois
    Glencoe Beach, Glencoe, Illinois
    Glencoe, Illinois
    Gold Coast, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois
    Highland Park, Illinois
    Koenig & Strey Office, Winnetka, Illinois
    Lake Forest, Illinois
    Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois
    Lake View, Chicago, Illinois
    Long Beach, California
    Maine North High School, Des Plaines, Illinois
    Northbrook, Illinois
    Sears Tower, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
    The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
    Winnetka, Illinois
    Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
    Wrigley Field, Lake View, Chicago, Illinois

  • Taglines:
    Leisure Rules.
    One Man's Struggle To Take It Easy.
    While the rest of us were just thinking about it...Ferris borrowed a Ferrari and did it...all in a day.

  • Music:
    Written by Mick Jones and Don Letts
    Performed by Big Audio Dynamite
    Beat City
    Written and Performed by Ben Watkins and Adam Peters
    Danke Schoen
    Written by Bert Kaempfert, Kurt Schwabach, and Milton Gabler
    Performed by Wayne Newton
    The Edge Of Forever
    Written by Nick Laird-Clowes and Gilbert Gabriel
    Performed by The Dream Academy
    I'm Afraid
    Written by David Joyner and Paul Mansfield
    Performed by Blue Room
    Jeannie (Theme From I Dream Of Jeannie)
    Written by Hugo Montenegro
    Love Missile F1-11
    Written by Tony James, Neil Whitmore, and Martin Degville
    Performed by Sigue Sigue Sputnik
    March Of The Swivelheads
    Written and Performed by The (English) Beat
    Oh Yeah
    Written by Boris Blank and Dieter Meier
    Performed by Yello
    Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want
    Written by Morrissey and Johnny Marr
    Performed by The Dream Academy
    Radio People
    Written by Larry Troutman and Terry Troutman
    Performed by Zapp
    Star Wars (Main Title)
    Written by John Williams
    Taking The Day Off
    Written by David Wakeling
    Performed by General Public
    Twist And Shout
    Written by Bert Russell and Phil Medley
    Performed by The Beatles
    WLS Jingle
    Go Down Moses
    Written by Traditional
    Performed by Alan Ruck
    Man on the Moon
    Written by Jonathan Elias
    Minuet from String Quartet in E Major
    Written by Luigi Boccherini

  • Golden Globes Nominations:
    1. Actor Comedy/Musical - Matthew Broderick/a>  (won by Paul Hogan/a> for Crocodile Dundee)