Tinley Park, IL

4 Movies and Short Films that were filmed in Tinley Park

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Tinley Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, United States, with a small portion in Will County. According to the United States Census of 2010, the estimated population of this city was 56,703. It is considered to be one of the fastest-growing suburbs southwest of Chicago. In 2009, Tinley Park was selected by Businessweek as the best place to raise a family in America. In 2017, Tinley Park was listed as one of the 50 safest cities in America.

Throughout the years, Tinley Park is famous for being home to five Indianapolis 500 race car drivers. This city keeps on its heritage in many ways.

Some of the movies filmed in this city are mentioned below.

Honest to God (2021):

This comedy movie is written and directed by Robert Alaniz. This movie stars Burke Sage, Polly Cassiday Doyle, and Steve Parks. It has the tagline of “Death shouldn’t be this funny.”

The story revolves around the life of a man who is happy with his life as it is. But one day he starts feeling sick and after feeling like this for a while he visits a doctor but there he is misdiagnosed with a terminal illness. When he finds out about this he immediately wants to make amends and now make good on the promises he made to God if he were to be healed.

Filming Locations:

Tinley Park, Illinois

LaSalle, Illinois

Homer Glen, Illinois

Manhattan, Illinois

Joliet, Illinois

LaGrange, Illinois

Beautiful Me (2015):

This short drama movie is written and directed by Holly Britton, and Harley Jo. This movie stars Yuri Barcenas, Amanda Buhs, and Gina Palmer. It has the tagline of “When physical beauty isn’t enough…”

The story revolves around the life of a young girl Sam, who is bullied and teased by other teenagers her age. He struggles to fit in the societal norms struggles with the inner feelings she has for others. Soon she realizes that she needs to stand up for herself, she must make a decision that will change her life forever.

Filming Locations:

Tinley Park, Illinois

The Awkward Date (2012):

This short-drama movie is written and directed by Jason D. Meagher. This movie stars Dan Maurer, Annamarie Lettiere, and Dan Rogers.

The story revolves around the life of Andy who has been single for a very long time. There is a girl, Jane who he had liked for a very long time. He finally goes on a date with Jane but it is infiltrated by his best friend Scott. As the night goes on it further spirals out of control and Andy learns the dark secrets behind his sitcom-like lifestyle. This one night changes his whole life and his perspective of some important things which will bring positive changes in his life.

Filming Locations:

Tinley Park, Illinois

Dead of Night (2009):

This short-crime drama movie is written and directed by Nicholas J. Michalak. This movie stars Steven Vujic, Preston Taub, and Laura Wettingeld. It has the tagline of “Enter the darkness of the mind.”

The story revolves around the life of an F.B.I. Profiler Cyrus Vandelin has been looking for a wanted serial killer who is obsessed with identity, and the destruction thereof. Leonard Marshall Eccleston abducts his methodically selected victims and proceeds to free them of their lives and identities. In order to catch this serial killer, Vendelin must project himself into the mind of a psychopath. Although the job is very hard Vendelin is all determined to find him and lead him to the punishment that he deserves.

Filming Locations:

Tinley Park, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Glendale Heights, Illinois

Highland Park, Illinois

Which one of these movies is your favorite? Let us know!

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tinley_Park,_Illinois

https://www.tinleypark.org/government/departments/clerk_s_office/a_history_of_tinley_park.php

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10430844/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_3_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4801696/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_13_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4882628/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_4_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1464010/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_5_li_tt

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