Lights, camera, action! With Chicago as the backdrop, these films are already ahead of the film pack.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
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.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
John Belushi along with Dan Aykroyd, established Chicago as a disorderly blues-singing, car-crashing and soulful place.
The Dark Knight (2008)
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 (1990)
A Christmas classic in which a left-behind kid outsmarts burglars. Laugh your way through this hilarious family classic.
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.