Video: Honda CR-V 2012 Game Day Commercial ‘Matthew’s Day Off’ (Extended Version)

To celebrate the launch of the all-new 2012 CR-V, Honda brought Ferris Bueller’s Day Off back in a big game commercial. Honda cast Matthew Broderick as himself, skipping out on a day of acting work and living it up in his all-new CR-V. Relive movie history with Honda’s fresh twist and wonderful homage to this ’80s classic. The commercial was directed by Todd Phillips (Old School, The Hangover, Due Date, etc.), and utilizes themes from the original film to bring Honda’s “Leap List” campaign to life, the spot is meant to reinforce how the CR-V helps consumers conquer their aspirations before life’s next big phase.

True fans of the film will instantly spot the dozens of “Easter Eggs” hidden throughout the commercial that pay homage to the original movie. If you like what you seen then join the conversation at Enjoy.