The 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Quiz
Ferris Bueller uses his charisma to convince his high-school cohorts to escape class for one epic day. How much do you know about "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"?
Who wrote "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"?
- Rob Reiner
- John McTiernan
- John Hughes
What year was the movie released?
Why didn't John Hughes release a soundtrack album for the movie?
- He wanted to be done with the project.
- He hated two songs in the movie.
- He didn't think the songs flowed well enough.
During the movie, Ferris routinely breaks the "fourth wall" by doing what?
- speaking to the camera
- breaking things with tools
How much did the movie gross at the box office?
- $40 million
- $70 million
- $110 million
In earlier versions of the script, what was Sloane's name?
What was the movie's budget?
- $5.8 million
- $8.3 million
- $10.7 million
Which actor turned down the opportunity to play Cameron?
- Patrick Swayze
- Tom Cruise
- Emilio Estevez
What sort of sports car does Ferris "borrow" from Cameron's dad?
How long did it take John Hughes to write the script?
- six days
- six weeks
- six years
In which city was most of the film shot?
- New York
- Los Angeles
At which museum were the art scenes filmed?
- DePaul Art Museum
- Art Institute of Chicago
- Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Which actor tried out for the part of Cameron?
- Charlie Sheen
- Tom Cruise
- John Candy
How many extras turned up to be a part of the parade scene?
What does the license plate on the Ferrari say?
How many Ferraris did the crew have on set for shooting the car scenes?
Even though it was fake, how much did one of the Ferrari replicas sell for in 2013?
What is the name of Ferris' sister?
At one point, a TV spinoff of the movie was planned starring which actress as Jeanie?
- Joan Cusack
- Jennifer Aniston
- Geena Davis
Which comedian makes cameos as two different characters?
- Louie Anderson
- Howie Mandel
- Richard Lewis
How old was the actor who played Cameron?
Most of the film was shot in Chicago, but where was the Bueller family house actually located?
- Long Beach, California
- Malibu, California
- San Francisco
How much is a 1961 Ferrari like the one in the movie worth?
- about $1 million
- about $2 million
- about $11 million
What actress did Mia Sara beat out to play the role of Sloane?
- Molly Ringwald
- Michelle Pfeiffer
- Elisabeth Shue
A song from which other hit movie is heard during this flick?
- "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
- "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
- "Star Wars"
Why does Ferris hack into the school's computer system?
- to change his number of absences
- to change his grades
- to get Sloane out of class
Which actress played the role of Jeanie?
- Kelly LeBrock
- Jennifer Grey
- Phoebe Cates
How many times does Ferris change his clothes before leaving the house?
What did Charlie Sheen do to look sufficiently irritable before filming his police station scene?
- He stayed awake for two days.
- He drank a fifth of Jack Daniels.
- He took many drugs.
Why was Ben Stein chosen to play one of Ferris' teachers?
- because of his expressionless voice
- because of his geeky appearance
- because of his large nose