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Best Movies Set In Chicago

October 5, 2010 10:57 PM

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Best Movies Set In Chicago

Best Movies Set In Chicago

Lights, camera, action! With Chicago as the backdrop, these films are already ahead of the film pack.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042

John Hughes wrote and directed a classic movie as a love letter to Chicago and to the kid in all of us who just wants wants to have fun.

Blues Brothers

Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers (1980)

www.realtvaddict.com/2009/11/12/best-movies-based-on-tv-shows

John Belushi along with Dan Aykroyd, established Chicago as a disorderly blues-singing, car-crashing and soulful place.

Dark Knight

Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

www.imdb.com/title/tt0468569

For the backdrop to Batman’s Gotham City they use 34 city locations one of which includes the legendary bar Twin Anchors. Guide your way through this brilliantly directed film and spot familiar buildings from Chicago.

Home Alone

Home Alone

Home Alone (1990)

www.imdb.com/media/rm1058963456/tt0099785

A Christmas classic in which a left-behind kid outsmarts burglars. Laugh your way through this hilarious family classic.

The Fugitive

The Fugitive

The Fugitive (1993)

A movie about a falsely accused Harrison Ford being chased all over Chicago—including through Cook County Hospital and a St. Patrick’s Day parade.

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