With Chicago Film Office (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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63 Metascore

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 509,960 | Gross: $285.76M

2. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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55 Metascore

An alien child is evacuated from his dying world and sent to Earth to live among humans. His peace is threatened, when other survivors of his home planet invade Earth.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Votes: 732,465 | Gross: $291.05M

3. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

A mob enforcer's son in 1930s Illinois witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

Votes: 257,813 | Gross: $104.45M

4. The Fugitive (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Votes: 280,223 | Gross: $183.88M

5. Space Jam (1996)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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59 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

Votes: 189,718 | Gross: $90.46M

6. Public Enemies (2009)

R | 140 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.0
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70 Metascore

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Christian Stolte, Jason Clarke

Votes: 290,955 | Gross: $97.10M

7. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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72 Metascore

A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson

Votes: 167,617 | Gross: $126.53M

8. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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72 Metascore

A Chicago advertising man must struggle to travel home from New York for Thanksgiving, with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

Votes: 131,150 | Gross: $49.53M

9. Dennis the Menace (1993)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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49 Metascore

When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 59,350 | Gross: $51.27M

10. The Jackal (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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36 Metascore

An imprisoned I.R.A. fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Votes: 112,728 | Gross: $54.93M

11. Poltergeist III (1988)

PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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40 Metascore

Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a high-rise building, where the supernatural forces haunting her make their return.

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: Heather O'Rourke, Tom Skerritt, Nancy Allen, Zelda Rubinstein

Votes: 17,981 | Gross: $14.11M

12. The Negotiator (1998)

R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 136,191 | Gross: $44.48M

13. Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.9
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Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God."

Director: John Landis | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, Walter Levine, Tom Davis

Votes: 32,624 | Gross: $13.98M

14. Michael (1996)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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38 Metascore

Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 42,308 | Gross: $95.32M

15. Baby's Day Out (1994)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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After three kidnappers lose the baby they have kidnapped, both the cops and kidnappers go looking for the baby.

Director: Patrick Read Johnson | Stars: Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Mantegna, Joe Pantoliano, Brian Haley

Votes: 48,675 | Gross: $16.67M

16. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.2
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36 Metascore

When enemies Boris, Natasha, and Fearless Leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky and Bullwinkle do the same, and team up with a young F.B.I. Agent to stop the trio.

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Robert De Niro, Rene Russo, Piper Perabo, Jason Alexander

Votes: 20,029 | Gross: $26.00M

17. Rookie of the Year (1993)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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53 Metascore

When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs.

Director: Daniel Stern | Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Albert Hall, Amy Morton

Votes: 26,925 | Gross: $53.58M

18. Proof (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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64 Metascore

The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 44,156 | Gross: $7.52M

19. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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53 Metascore

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning

Votes: 79,258 | Gross: $2.87M

20. Return to Me (2000)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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54 Metascore

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.

Director: Bonnie Hunt | Stars: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia

Votes: 20,539 | Gross: $32.66M

21. Soul Food (1997)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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68 Metascore

One person can keep a family together and, when that one person is gone, a family can be torn apart.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach

Votes: 7,755 | Gross: $43.49M

22. Above the Law (1988)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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45 Metascore

A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Ron Dean

Votes: 30,522 | Gross: $18.87M

23. The Weather Man (2005)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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61 Metascore

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Hope Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Caine

Votes: 79,114 | Gross: $12.48M

24. Dragonfly (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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25 Metascore

A grieving doctor is being contacted by his deceased wife through his patients' near death experiences.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susanna Thompson, Joe Morton, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 37,872 | Gross: $30.06M

25. The Promotion (2008)

R | 86 min | Comedy

5.6
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51 Metascore

Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.

Director: Steve Conrad | Stars: Seann William Scott, John C. Reilly, Chris Conrad, Rick Gonzalez

Votes: 18,520 | Gross: $0.41M

26. Continental Divide (1981)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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64 Metascore

A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Garfield, Carlin Glynn

Votes: 4,971 | Gross: $15.58M

27. Code of Silence (1985)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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64 Metascore

A Chicago cop is caught in the middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take down an irresponsible cop.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Chuck Norris, Henry Silva, Bert Remsen, Mike Genovese

Votes: 7,628 | Gross: $20.35M

28. A Family Thing (1996)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

Earl Pilcher, Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Irma P. Hall

Votes: 3,559 | Gross: $10.12M

29. Adventures in the Sin Bin (2012)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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A virgin finds himself in an awkward love triangle after he gets into the habit of loaning out his van to his friends for their sexual encounters.

Director: Billy Federighi | Stars: Michael Seater, Emily Meade, Bo Burnham, Brian Petsos

Votes: 580

30. He's Such a Girl (2009)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.3
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A dude with some socially feminine traits hopes to solidify his 4-year relationship with a bi-sexual chick who has more lesbian leanings than not.

Director: Sean Carr | Stars: Bryan Fisher, Patrick Duffy, Tiffany Dupont, Jennifer Hetrick

Votes: 374

31. Chicago Cab (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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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 »

Directors: Mary Cybulski, John Tintori | Stars: Paul Dillon, Tim Gamble, Olivia Trevino, Moira Sinise

Votes: 1,988 | Gross: $0.00M

32. Love and Action in Chicago (1999)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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Eddie Jones (Courtney B. Vance) is an agent with the U.S. State Department's elite Eliminator Corps. He eliminates people the government doesn't want around. Eddie also needs to change his life.

Director: Dwayne Johnson-Cochran | Stars: Courtney B. Vance, Regina King, Kathleen Turner, Jason Alexander

Votes: 478

33. Ninja Zombie (1992)

87 min | Action

5.7
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Orlan Sands is threatened by an evil spider-themed karate cult seeking the location of an archaeological dig unearthing a rare magical artifact, so he turns to his best friend Jack, a ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Bessenger | Stars: John Beaton Hill, Michael Correll, Kelly Anchors, Terry Dunn

Votes: 82

34. Einstein's God Model (2016)

89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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String theory and the afterlife collide as researcher Brayden Taylor embarks on a quest to contact another dimension. An "American Doctor Who", this underground sci-fi film is the first of a series of adventures based on real science.

Director: Philip T. Johnson | Stars: Aaron Graham, Kirby O'Connell, Kenneth Hughes, Brad Norman

Votes: 3,547

35. Local H - Innocents (2018 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

6.5
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A short film about enlightenment.

Director: Felix Pineiro | Stars: Michael Shannon, Alex Bonner, Wes Charles, Michael A. Chyba

Votes: 24

36. Jim Shoe (2020)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Pro bono work on steroids involving race relations, intrigue and privilege as four White shoe associates compete to become partner in a top tier Chicago law firm.

Director: Pete Sutton | Stars: Patrick Agada, Daryl Anisfeld, Denzell Armon, Jason Barney

Votes: 37

37. Fish Out of Water (I) (2009)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Animation, History

6.7
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A documentary that faces down the controversies between homosexuality and religion, examining Bible verses quoted as condemnatory and discussing alternative meanings.

Director: Ky Dickens | Stars: Terri Abbott, James Bankston, Ryan Barrett, Trish Bendix

Votes: 280

38. Superhero Me (2013)

35 min | Short

6.8
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Not your ordinary superhero movie-- no lycra, no costumes. Our hero is loved by his community for his heroic deeds, but he's not loved by himself. Watch as he attempts to reconcile his ... See full summary »

Director: David Bradburn | Stars: Craig James Jr., Jake Moore, Jeannette DiGiovine, Emily Barber

Votes: 22

39. Decker (2007)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

8.7
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Director: Frank Kam | Stars: Jonathan Biver, Jeff Stockberger, Connie Kerulis, Galina Khodiouk

Votes: 10

40. The Black Shield (2007)

26 min | Short

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Director: Martin L. Hudson | Stars: Rocky Russell-Brown, Lori Duncan, Gabriella Tate, Marie McDaniel

41. Tall Tale Tanner (2010)

12 min | Short, Comedy

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The story of Tanner, a shy guy who seeks relationship advice from a strange, self-professed seduction guru. An oddball cast of characters are introduced as Tanner is sent on a misguided mission to find love.

Director: Jason Hinkle | Stars: Willy Appelman, Kevin Marquette, Jake Schneider, Alexandra Shepherd

42. Transmissions (2003)

4 min | Short

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Director: Paul Montez McDade

43. Nick Lowe: Stoplight Roses (2012)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Christopher Storer | Star: Paul F. Tompkins

44. Crime Story (1986–1988)
Episode: Pilot (1986)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Chicago Major Crime Unit, led by no-nonsense lt. Torrello, stops a team of robbers, but the leader escapes. Torrello suspects Ray Luca, a mobster on the rise. He also deals with idealistic public defender Abrams, who opposes his methods.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Dennis Farina, Tony Denison, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan

Votes: 764

45. Crime Story (1986–1988)
Episode: Final Transmission (1986)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A psycho killer becomes the MCU's top priority case. Luca uses the manpower shift to his advantage by pulling off major heists.

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Dennis Farina, Tony Denison, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan

Votes: 90

46. American Ripper (2017)
Episode: Devil in the Details (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.3
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Could history's two most notorious killers actually be the same man? Jeff Mudgett, great-great-grandson of America's first serial killer and expert con man, H.H. Holmes, and ex-CIA ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeff Mudgett, Amaryllis Fox, Tim Samuelson, Raymond W. Johnson

Votes: 43

47. American Ripper (2017)
Episode: Home Sweet Hell (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.4
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An investigation into the murder house shows that Holmes may have killed all over Chicago and beyond. Meanwhile, a report surfaces that the Ripper may have killed in the US.

Stars: Jeff Mudgett, Amaryllis Fox, John Borowski, Henio del Castillo Jr.

Votes: 41

48. American Ripper (2017)
Episode: Black Heart, White City (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.6
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While investigating Chicago's World Fair of 1893, an unexpected connection to Jack the Ripper is found in the police archives.

Stars: Jeff Mudgett, Amaryllis Fox, Greg Regnier, Lloyd Meyer

Votes: 29


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