Essay on Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1603 Words Nov 10th, 2012 7 Pages
Ferris Bueller is The New Batman Ferris Bueller is the type of kid who is always testing his limits during times he should not be. He knows exactly who he can pick on, it just so happens that the vice principal of his school, Mr. Rooney, is one of those people. On this particular skip day, Rooney, is on to him and his phony illness. Ferris had it made; out of school for the day with his best friend, Cameron, but that was not enough, he wanted more. He wanted Sloane. Ferris, being the sly genius that he is, devised a plan to make that happen. Moments later, Mr. Rooney receives a phone call (from who he believes to be Ferris impersonating Sloane’s father). While he is in the middle of threatening this man on the phone, he receives a call …show more content…
I never knew what stunt he was going to pull next, and I thought that was hilarious. Cameron is the most relatable character in the movie, because he fits the description of Robin almost perfectly. Both characters are very unsure of themselves in the beginning of their respected movies, but towards the end they both show that they had changed into a man in their own ways. Cameron, at the very beginning, is a pathetic excuse for a man. He never takes any risks, never has any fun; he is living in constant fear of his father. Once Ferris convinces him to get out of bed and go have some fun, the transformation from boy to man has already begun. He becomes more easy-going and exciting as the movie progresses, although he remains reluctant to all of Ferris’ actions. The final transformation occurs at the end of the movie when they have the back of his dad’s prized car up on an axel, so they can take the miles off of it and not get caught. Once Ferris realizes that the miles are not coming off, he alerts Cameron. In a fury, Cameron kicks the car repeatedly, destroying the headlights and front bumper, until the axel becomes dislodged. Satisfied with the destruction he has caused, Cameron leans on the car in a content manor. This little bit of weight is enough to finish pushing the car off the axel, sending Cameron tumbling to the ground to watch as the Porsche shoots out of the second story garage into the untamed wilderness below. As the

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