Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

The ultimate high school hooky film, this buddy movie hits all the right notes: sweet car, cute girlfriend, sullen teenager, snooty (snotty?) maitre d’.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on wikipedia.

BTW, Del Close was the great improv-master who played the English teacher. Ken regrets not being able to recall his name while recording the episode.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

The John Hughes classic, perhaps the definitive Thanksgiving film.

PTA on Wikipedia.