|Channel 4 Film
||Broderick is amiably charismatic and high school dean Jones almost matches him in comic skill.
|Clint Morris, MovieHole
||The pinnacle of Director John Hughes career. A comedy gem!
|John J. Puccio, DVD Town
||...funny, satiric, bright, and inventive...with an exhilarating finish.
|Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
||When people think fondly of John Hughes, it's movies like Ferris Bueller that they're thinking of.
|Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
||Eminently quotable and very, very fun.