Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) is a comedy written and directed by John Hughes about Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), a high school senior who knows that time is running out to be with his friends and decides to skip school in order to enjoy a day with them.
“Stop and smell the roses.”
Ferris: “I said it before and I’ll say it again. Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
- Why Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is John Hughes’ Best Film (voices.yahoo.com)