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Movies with the main filming locations in Chicago

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States, following New York and Los Angeles. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second-most populous county in the U.S., while a small portion of the city's O'Hare Airport also extends into DuPage County. 

The Break-Up (2006)

The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peyton Reed, starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston. It was written by Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick, and produced by Universal Pictures.

Filming locations in Chicago:

  • Green Mill - 4802 N. Broadway Avenue, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Wrigley Field - 1060 W. Addison St., Lake View, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Divergent (2014)

Divergent is a 2014 American social science fiction action film directed by Neil Burger, based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Veronica Roth. The film is the first installment in The Divergent Series and was produced by Lucy Fisher, Pouya Shahbazian, and Douglas Wick, with a screenplay by Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor. It stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Tony Goldwyn, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, and Kate Winslet.

The story takes place in a dystopian and post-apocalyptic Chicago[7] where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Beatrice Prior is warned that she is Divergent and thus will never fit into any one of the factions. She soon learns that a sinister plot is brewing in the seemingly perfect society.

Filming locations in Chicago:

  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Cinespace Chicago Film Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Navy Pier - 600 E. Grand Avenue, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Seventeenth Church of Christ Scientist, Chicago Illinois, USA
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American teen comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by John Hughes, and co-produced by Tom Jacobson. The film stars Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller, a high-school slacker who skips school for a day in Chicago, with Mia Sara and Alan Ruck. Ferris regularly breaks the fourth wall to explain his techniques and inner thoughts.

Filming locations in Chicago:

  • Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Sears Tower - 233 S. Wacker Drive, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Wrigley Field - 1060 West Addison Street, Lake View, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 22 West Schiller Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 300 block S. Financial Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago Board of Trade - 141 W. Jackson Blvd., The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange - 30 S. Wacker Drive, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Adams Street, The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Dearborn & Adams Streets, The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Dearborn Street, The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Gold Coast, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Lake View, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 1549 S Clark St. Chicago, Illinois, USA
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My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan from a screenplay by Ronald Bass. The film stars Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, and Rupert Everett.

The film received generally positive reviews from critics and was a global box-office hit. The soundtrack song "I Say a Little Prayer" was covered by singer Diana King and featured heavily in the film, making it a U.S. Billboard Hot 100 hit. The soundtrack featured a number of Burt Bacharach/Hal David songs.

Filming locations in Chicago:

  • Drake Hotel - 140 E. Walton Pl., Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church - 126 E. Chestnut Street, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Union Station - Canal St. & Jackson Blvd., Near West Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Marshall Fields, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Guaranteed Rate Field - 333 W. 35th Street, Armour Square, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Union League Club of Chicago - 65 W. Jackson Blvd., The Loop, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables is a 1987 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma, produced by Art Linson, written by David Mamet, and based on the book of the same name (1957). The film stars Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy García, Robert De Niro, and Sean Connery, and follows Eliot Ness (Costner) as he forms the Untouchables team to bring Al Capone (De Niro) to justice during Prohibition. The Grammy Award-nominated score was composed by Ennio Morricone and features period music by Duke Ellington.

Filming locations in Chicago:

  • Blackstone Hotel - 636 S. Michigan Avenue, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Roosevelt University - 430 S. Michigan Avenue, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Union Station - Canal St. & Jackson Blvd., Near West Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington Street, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago Theatre - 175 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Michigan Avenue Bridge, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica National Shrine - 3121 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2030 W 22nd Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 4600 S Calumet Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 209 S LaSalle St, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 208 S LaSalle St, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • S LaSalle St, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 3369 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 917 W 19th Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Sources:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Break-Up
  3. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0452594/
  4. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0452594/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divergent_(film)
  6. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1840309/
  7. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1840309/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferris_Bueller%27s_Day_Off
  9. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/
  10. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc
  11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Best_Friend%27s_Wedding
  12. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119738/
  13. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119738/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc
  14. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Untouchables_(film)
  15. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094226/
  16. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094226/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc

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