MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 24,473 this week

Windy City (1984)

R  |   |  Drama  |  21 September 1984 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 189 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 2 critic

The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 234 titles
created 17 Jan 2011
 
a list of 168 titles
created 13 Apr 2011
 
a list of 116 titles
created 19 Sep 2012
 
a list of 100 titles
created 22 Jun 2013
 
a list of 9982 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Windy City" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Windy City (1984)

Windy City (1984) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Windy City.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon.

Director: Armyan Bernstein
Stars: Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser
The Alarmist (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss... See full summary »

Director: Evan Dunsky
Stars: David Arquette, Stanley Tucci, Kate Capshaw
Best Defense (1984)
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A military weapons engineer struggles to do his job responsibly, while a hapless tank commander has to live with the consequences in combat years later.

Director: Willard Huyck
Stars: Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Kate Capshaw
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Stars: Scott Glenn, Kate Capshaw, Ben Johnson
A Little Sex (1982)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The story of one man's hilarious - and doomed - attempts to wield life's ultimate double-edged sword: infidelity.

Director: Bruce Paltrow
Stars: Tim Matheson, Kate Capshaw, Edward Herrmann
Dreamscape (1984)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young psychic on the run from himself is recruited by the government to save the US president whose mind is trapped inside the dreamworld.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer
Love at Large (1990)
Comedy | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A down and out private detective (Berenger) is asked by a beautiful woman (Archer) to follow her lover (Young) because she thinks he may be planning to kill her. Due to her poor description... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rudolph
Stars: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer
The Quick and the Dead (TV Movie 1987)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang.

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Klane
Stars: Donna Summer, Valerie Landsburg, Terri Nunn
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Frustrated housewife/writer Cathy Palmer ghostwrites a story about Rebecca Ryan, a dashing international spy, and wins a trip to Paris. While there, she is involved in an accident, and ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Rosenthal
Stars: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini
Power (1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: Richard Gere, Julie Christie, Gene Hackman
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Director: Francesco Massaro
Stars: Giuliana de Sio, Michele Placido, Kate Capshaw
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Danny
...
Emily Reubens
...
Sol
Jim Borrelli ...
Mickey
...
Bobby
...
Pete
Lewis J. Stadlen ...
Marty
...
Eddy
Niles McMaster ...
Michael
Lisa Taylor ...
Sherry
Nathan Davis ...
Mr. Jones
Louie Lanciloti ...
Ernesto
Wilbert Bradley ...
Joe the Janitor
Liza Hella ...
Barziti Sister #1
Elaine Wilkes ...
Barziti Sister #2
Edit

Storyline

The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 September 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

All the Sad Young Men  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This picture has never been officially released on DVD. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A VERY CREDIBLE STORY
28 December 1999 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie some years ago... now I bought it !!! I like the story because it`s real... A nice and simple story of real people.. people that win and looses !! Danny, our hero, jumps the bridge and fall into the water...! his girlfriend married another guy ...! his most loved friend, dies.. and the friends team looses the football game !

Something that happens with real people all the time... Life is not a stupid Hollywood movie... Life is always about winners and loosers. Excellent performances of John Shea and Kate Capeshaw and beautiful music in the middle of a great and loving city. I really recommend this movie ...


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Film soundtrack? Nikos7
Music from the Film petervs
Background Music sonnyboy77
Discuss Windy City (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?