Grab your friends and tour Chicago's most famous movie locations for a perfect low-cost and buy local staycation idea. Add bar hopping into the event and you have yourself a full blown fun evening. Get your tour on and keep your eye out for Super Stars.
Hotel 71 is an award winning hotel and a rather famous film location. Most recently "The Dark Knight" movie used Hotel 71 as Bruce Wayne's penthouse. Film is shot where Bruce hosts a fundraiser for Harvey Dent in his penthouse. A perfect cocktail stop for a movie location tour in Chicago.
Willis Tower Skydeck is a famous tourist location, but did you know that Willis Tower was also where key scenes from the movie "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" was filmed? Totally amazing stop to tour and see a bit of Chicago and think about the cool movie scenes.
The United Center is a world class sports and concert center, but also has a bit of unique history: "The Dilemma" starring Vince Vaughn was filmed at this movie location utilizing over 1,000 extras to fill the seats of the center.
Wrigley Field is an amazing stadium filled with history. Did you know that the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" filmed several scenes at the stadium? Totally cool stop on a famous movie location tour. Don't forget to order a hot dog!
If you want atmosphere, you want to visit Chris's Billiards. Famous for being the pool hall where "The Color of Money" movie was shot, it's a place where you might find pool sharks and cold hard cash hanging out side-by-side at the tables.
Yes sirree a full blown parade was featured in the movie "The Fugitive" when Dr. Richard Kimble put on a green hat and blended in with the Irish parade partiers to escape his pursuers. Love it. A definite stop on a tour of Chicago's most famous movie spots. Wear green and grab yourself a beer at this awesome stop and grand piece of Chicago heritage!
This is the building where an infamous "Blues Brothers" movie scene was filmed and where Steven Spielberg makes a cameo appearance as a Cook County Assessor Office clerk. A perfect stop on your famous movie scene Chicago tour!
Famous for being the place where the real-life John Dillinger met his inevitable death, it's also a filming location for "Public Enemies" which starred Johnny Depp as John Dillinger. Truly a historic and fascinating theatre.
General Jones Armory is a remote filming location for the movie "Contagion" starring Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow. General Jones Armory was constructed in 1931 and is currently a location for the Illinois Army National Guard.
Lane Tech High School is famous for being filmed in the movie "High Fidelity" starring John Cusack and Jack Black. Drive by and wave - make it a definite spot while exploring the most famous movie locations in Chicago!