Orland Park, IL

4 Movies that were filmed in Orland Park

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Orland Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, a suburb of Chicago, which in 2010 had a population of 56,767. Orland Park is 25 miles southwest of Chicago and is very close to several interstate highways. The Metra commuter rail system links it to the Chicago Loop and from there to O’hare and Midway airports.

There are two lakes, Lake Sedgewick and McGinnis Slough, in Orland Park. Orland Park is also known as the “World’s Golf Center.”

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

Private Screening (2020):

This comedy movie is written and directed by John Wesley Norton. This movie stars Shannon Brown, Bruce Speilbauer, and North Roberts. It has the tagline of “The Night THEY Came Over…”

The story revolves around the life of a well-respected producer who has not given a single hit film in 20 years. He thinks of different ways to make a big entry back into the film industry. He plans to back a new director who is the current “buzz-worthy” filmmaker on the festival circuit and thinks that he has struck a cinematic goldmine. To make him known again in the film industry, so he decides to have a small private screening in his home with some industry professionals but things do not go as planned. As the night ends terribly, he wonders if he would even have a career to protect and revive.

Filming Locations:

Orland Park, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

You Don’t Say! (2013):

This comedy-fantasy romance movie is written and directed by Robert Alaniz. This movie was nominated for 3 awards and it won all 3 awards (Illinois International Film Festival Award, 2 Route 66 Film Festival award for Favorite Comedy, and Best Comedy). It has the tagline of “A Comedy with a Voice.”

The story is about a successful career woman who is very polite and decent which helps her grow in her corporate business. On her birthday, her boyfriend gifts her a beautiful mystical necklace which causes her to uncontrollably speak her mind in the politically correct world of corporate business. The woman who once thought 100 times about what to say in front of the businessmen, now speaks whatever her heart desires without any filter. This whole scenario causes her to be stuck in a comedic whirlwind of events which might cause her some problems.

Filming Locations:

Orland Park, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Hobart, Illinois

Frankfort, Illinois

Crown Point, Indiana

D.I.N.K.s (Double Income, No Kids) (2011):

This comedy movie is written and directed by Robert Alaniz. This movie stars David Tibble, Deborah Craft, and Marco Garcia. It has the tagline of “A Comedy of Choice.”

The story is about a freelance writer who has been without a child for years even after marriage. He lives with his wife in a predominantly family-oriented suburb in Chicago where not having children is made fun of. The other families of the suburb make fun of him and they are discriminated against due to the reason of being childless. The writer grows tired of it and starts writing articles about the whole situation explaining how childless couples are discriminated against. His articles break the records and he becomes famous and the leader of a citywide D.I.N.K.s movement that lands him in court for slander.

Filming Locations:

Orland Park, Illinois

Frankfort, Illinois

The Rest of Your Life (2001):

This comedy-drama movie is written by Christopher Wieland and is directed by Hans Noel. This movie has won 3 awards (2 AngelCiti Film Festival Awards, and 1 New York International Independent Film Video Award).

The story revolves around Dave McGuiness whose girlfriend, Karen, told him that she wants to get married. Dave is a bit shocked and does not know what to do so his girlfriend gives him until Monday for the answer. He takes his time and goes out with some of his friends to think about his decision. He knows that if he gets married he won’t ever be allowed to try something new. But, in the back of his mind, he hopes that Kren loves him enough to help him grow and consider leaving the South Suburbs.

Filming Locations:

Orland Park, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Hickory Hills, Illinois

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

Sources:

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

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5990866/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_5_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2387625/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_4_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1686900/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_11_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0261236/?ref_=tx_sl_sr_2_li_tt

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