Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), a slick, unmotivated high school student, uses an elaborate scheme to convince his parents (Cindy Pickett and Lyman Ward) that he is too sick to go to class. During his free-wheeling day off, Ferris cons his best friend, Cameron (Alan Ruck), into taking his father's beloved Ferrari out for a joyride and execute a plan to get Sloane (Mia Sara), Ferris's girlfriend, out of school. When Principal Ed Rooney (Jeffrey Jones) begins to suspect that Ferris is on the loose, he goes on an all-out search to hunt him down and expose his phony illness. Directed by John Hughes. With Ben Stein, Jennifer Grey and Edie McClurg. Categories: Comedy, Cult Classics. Year: 1986.
Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off
After escaping from the dungeon at Aquila, young thief Phillipe Gastone (Matthew Broderick) befriends two fellow fugitives on the run from the evil Bishop (John Wood). Drawn into a dangerous, magical battle, Gaston aids Captain Navarre (Rutger Hauer), a ruined soldier cursed to become a wolf during the night, and the Lady Isabeau (Michelle Pfeiffer), who transforms into a hawk during the day, as they set out to kill the Bishop and bring an end to his dark spells. Directed by Richard Donner. With Alfred Molina. Categories: Fantasy, Adventure, Romance. Year: 1985.
Matthew Broderick in Ladyhawke
David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) is a brilliant teenage computer hacker. When he breaks into a military super-computer and starts poking around, he finds a program simulating nuclear war between the US and Russia. He thinks it's a game, but the computer thinks he wants to blow up the world. It's up to David to convince the computer that war is not the answer. Directed by John Badham. With Dabney Coleman, John Wood and Ally Sheedy. Categories: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1983.
Matthew Broderick in WarGames