It's Your Kind of Townby yrnej | created - 07 Sep 2016 | updated - 20 Feb 2017 | Public
A recent film made in Chicago, Southside with You (2016) chronicles the first date of Michelle and Barack Obama. Of the worlds of these Chicago-set films, which would you most like to live in?
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1. About Last Night... (1986)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Votes: 12,935 | Gross: $38.70M
2. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A babysitter must battle her way through the big city after being stranded there with the kids she's looking after.
Votes: 32,905 | Gross: $34.37M
3. Baby's Day Out (1994)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately... See full summary »
Votes: 39,531 | Gross: $16.67M
4. Backdraft (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two Chicago firefighter brothers, who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.
Votes: 64,555 | Gross: $77.87M
6. The Blues Brothers (1980)
R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Votes: 162,906 | Gross: $57.23M
7. The Break-Up (2006)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a couple's break-up proceeds to get uglier and nastier by the moment.
Votes: 113,552 | Gross: $118.70M
8. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
Votes: 196,016 | Gross: $170.69M
9. Chicago Cab (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
There is more to this story than this review lets on. It reflects all different facets of society over one drivers shift. He starts out it seems as a cold, ignorant man. But his character ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,774 | Gross: $0.00M
10. Chi-Raq (2015)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago, Illinois.
Votes: 7,698 | Gross: $2.65M
11. Cooley High (1975)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the ... See full summary »
12. Drinking Buddies (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Luke and Kate are coworkers at a brewery who spend their nights drinking and flirting heavily. One weekend away together with their significant others proves who really belongs together and who doesn't.
Votes: 52,576 | Gross: $0.34M
13. Eight Men Out (1988)
PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Votes: 16,764 | Gross: $5.68M
15. The Fugitive (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt lead by a seasoned US Marshall.
Votes: 238,937 | Gross: $183.88M
18. In Old Chicago (1938)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, Musical
The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.
19. Love Jones (1997)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "... See full summary »
Votes: 3,307 | Gross: $12.51M
21. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.
Votes: 112,742 | Gross: $127.12M
22. My Bodyguard (1980)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard.
Votes: 7,780 | Gross: $22.48M
24. Return to Me (2000)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.
Votes: 18,070 | Gross: $32.66M
25. Roll Bounce (2005)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In the summer of 1978, a teenager and his group of friends face new challenges when their neighborhood roller-skating rink closes, forcing them to visit a different rink.
Votes: 6,048 | Gross: $17.38M
26. Rookie of the Year (1993)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs.
Votes: 21,212 | Gross: $53.58M
27. Save the Last Dance (2001)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Votes: 52,996 | Gross: $91.06M
28. Scarface (1932)
PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ambitious and nearly insane violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
30. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An I.R.S. auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.
Votes: 203,754 | Gross: $40.14M
32. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During the era of Prohibition in the United States, federal agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone, and because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.
Votes: 247,903 | Gross: $76.27M
34. The Weather Man (2005)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Votes: 73,732 | Gross: $12.48M
35. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.
Votes: 81,616 | Gross: $81.06M