Here at Choose Chicago, we believe one of the best ways to jumpstart a truly epic experience in Chicago is to get ideas from the people who know the city best. Our locals, some of the greatest ambassadors of Chicago you can find, are invaluable resources for discovering the greatest things to see and do in the city.
Chicago has become one of the hottest filming locations in the world lately, serving as a setting for blockbuster movie franchises such as "The Dark Knight" trilogy and the "Transformers" saga. But this city has always been an attractive backdrop for filmmakers, many of whom have produced indelible works that will forever be regarded as silver screen classics.
See some of our locals' favorite movies filmed in Chicago below, fire up Netflix or your Blu-ray player and enjoy. See if you can find some of your favorite filming spots in the city!
@ChooseChicago 1) Ferris Bueller's Day Off 2) Blues Brothers. 3) The Fugitive.— JN (@ML77) April 14, 2015
@ChooseChicago No a movie, but a serie. In Spain We are watching on TV, Chicago Fire. Nice to see the places that I visited past year.— Sergio (@mendalerenda100) April 14, 2015
@ChooseChicago Tie between The Lake House and While You Were Sleeping.— Brigette Seppa (@BrigetteSeppa) April 14, 2015
@ChooseChicago check out movie "my bodyguard". 1980 Matt dillan ruth Gordon. Funny. And poignant.— Frank Strutynski (@FrankStrutynski) April 14, 2015
@ChooseChicago my best friends wedding!!!0— Yanira S. (@s_yani22) April 14, 2015
@ChooseChicago #1 While You Were Sleeping #2 Return to Me. Yes, I like romantic-comedies :-)— Virginia K Orlina (@GOrlina) April 14, 2015
@ChooseChicago ??Christmas vacation !— chely (@chelybelly02) April 14, 2015
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