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Chicago’s Groupon sponsoring showing of "Ferris" at Wrigley Field

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The popular internet company that offers deals for day-to-day products is now sponsoring a showing of "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" at the Chicago Cubs stadium.

The movie "Ferris Bueller’s Day OffF was a huge hit for star Matthew Broderick and director John Hughes when it was released in 1986. The movie was filmed in and around Chicago, managing to highlight nearly every major tourist spot and iconic attraction the Windy City has to offer. Since then, it has become an iconic movie featuring the city.

According to media reports, the other iconic Chicago feature, the company Groupon, is now sponsoring a special event to celebrate the movie’s 25th anniversary. The company is sponsoring a special showing of he film at the Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field. During the course of the movie, Wrigley Field is featured prominently as one of the stop Ferris Bueller makes a stop during his day of playing hooky from school.

The showing of "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" will be at 7:30 p.m. on October 1, 2011 at Wrigley Field. Since the event is being sponsored by Groupon, there will be a special deal for tickets. Tickets will be made available to the public on Tuesday. Tickets for seats in the bleachers will be $10. Tickets in the outfield will be $25. There will be a special VIP section in the outfield that will involve a special drink and food package at the Captain Morgan Club and that will cost $75.

As for the movie itself, there will be thee 30-foot screens set up along the edge of the outfield where the movie will be shown.

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