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A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.

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Directed by

John Hughes

Written by

John Hughes (Screenplay)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

One man's struggle to take it easy.

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Keywords

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