TO ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR AND BUSINESS DESK|
NEW YORK, June 23
NEW YORK, June 23 /PRN/ -- Paramount's ''Ferris Bueller's
Day off'' has grossed $18,621,954 in its first 12 days of
release, it was announced today by Barry London, president,
distribution and marketing for the motion picture group of
The second John Hughes film under his pact with
''Ferris Bueller's Day Off's'' box office launch is the most
successful yet for the prolific and popular filmmaker.
second weekend of release, ''Ferris Bueller's Day Off''
$5,721,799 at the box office. Indication of the film's
playability, the weekend grosses saw only a 9 percent
the opening weekend figures.
''Ferris Bueller's Day Off'' is playing on 1,330 screens
United States and Canada.
Starring Matthew Broderick in the title role, ''Ferris
Day Off'' is the story of one man's struggle to take it easy.
Written and directed by John Hughes, with Michael Chinich as
executive producer and John Hughes and Tom Jacobson as
film also stars Alan Ruck, Mia Sara and Jeffrey Jones.
''Ferris Bueller's Day Off'' is distributed in the United
and Canada by the motion picture group of Paramount Pictures
member of the Entertainment Group of Gulf+Western Inc.
CONTACT -- Lloyd Ibert of Paramount Pictures, 212-333-4647