You’ve seen this story a thousand times – protagonist finds himself/herself in an unexpected situation, craziness ensues and the mission is to just get home unscathed.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Although it took place in the daytime, this iconic John Hughes coming-of-age adventure made skipping school look ridiculously cool.
Adventures in Babysitting
Elisabeth Shue will forever be known as the babysitter who leaves the 'burbs and heads into Manhattan, with her little sidekicks in tow.
Married couple (played by Steve Carell and Tina Fey) leaves the 'burbs for a date night in the city. First problem? Stealing someone else's dinner reservation.
Remember Adventures in Babysitting? Well, just substitute Jonah Hill for Elisabeth Shue and you get the picture.
Jonah Hill and Michael Cera play socially awkward high school seniors who get invited to a huge party. Only problem? They have to bring the booze to the party. Bring on the misadventures.
Dazed and Confused
Alright, Alright, Alright. This wasn't just Matthew McConaughey's breakout role, it was a cult classic coming-of-age film that focused on the last day of school for a bunch of teenagers in 1976. There's hazing, an impromptu keg party - just your usual high school shenanigans.
Dude, Where's My Car?
File this one under stoner comedies where Ashton Kutcher and Sean William Scott have woken up and have zero memory of their night. They spend the rest of the film trying to piece it all together.
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Teenagers Nick and Norah meet randomly and spend the rest of their evening trying to find a secret show of their favorite band and Norah's BFF.
Sort of like Dude, Where's My Car, but sub in 30-somethings in Las Vegas for a bachelor party, a tiger and Mike Tyson. Yeah, a totally different film.
Back to the Future
The classic '80s film centers around Marty McFly who, via a DeLorean DMC-12 and scientist Doc Brown, is accidentally sent back in time to the 1950s. He spends his time trying to make his mom fall for his dad and find his way back to 1985.
Walk of Shame
Elizabeth Banks plays a reporter who is about to get her big break. The only problem is that she has just woken from a one-night stand and has no phone, money or car. She's gotta find a way to get to the life-changing interview and time is ticking.