Entertainment Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois

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List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Illinois

List of movies that were filmed in Illinois, including trailers of the films when available. Illinois has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Illinois is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Illinois, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List features Derailed, American Gun and more movies.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Illinois?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Illinois?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Illinois are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger
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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones
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Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon
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Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg
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Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall
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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich
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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy
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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack
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Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw
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Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell
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The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner
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Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman
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James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald
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Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton
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Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
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Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally, Rebecca De Mornay
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High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black
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Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin
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Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti
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Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf, Bridget Moynahan
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Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone
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The Color of Money is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois
Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese