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Quiz Description

Identify the following about films that were filmed (though not necessarily set) in the Capital of Flyover Country.

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Questions:

In The Blues Brothers, even though a lot of people seem to want to catch Elwood, he is a difficult man to find because he falsified his home address when he renewed his driver's license. Give the address, (or the name of the building located there) which Elwood Blues gave as his home address.

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1060 W. Addison (That's Wrigley Field!)

In this film, Tom Skerritt plays the manager of the John Hancock Building, which is where his family lives, including their new charge, a niece named Carol Anne. Unfortunately, Carol Anne's presence attracts the evil Rev. Kane, restarting the previous problems Carol Anne endured with her parents and brother. Identify this 1988 film sequel, sadly the last film for 12-year old Heather O'Rourke who died before this film could be released.

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Poltergeist III

In the 1987 film The Untouchables, one of the more dramatic scenes takes place at an ambush inside Chicago's Union Station; a scene that includes a baby in his carriage bouncing down the large staircase before being safely stopped by Andy Garcia. This shooting on the staircase scene was inspired by a scene in what 1925 silent film that is a pillar of international cinema?

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Battleship Potemkin

Michael Rooker played the title character in this highly controversial film which had to wait five years for distribution. Among the title character's victims are two waitresses, his mother, two prostitutes, an entire family, his partner in crime, Otis, and finally his own sister who had fallen in love with him. What was this 1986 indy film, initially refused an MPAA rating, directed by John McNaughton, one of the films that eventually led the MPAA to come up with the NC-17 rating?

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

After the American Museum of Natural History in New York reputedly turned down over US$1 million as a shooting location, the Field Museum in Chicago became the setting for this film, based on a horror novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. In this film, Tom Sizemore plays a superstitious Chicago cop who, with the help of an evolutionary biologist played by Penelope Ann Miller, must stop a mythical creature from killing again.

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The Relic

A notable chase scene in this sequel film, shot on Wacker Drive, involved flipping a semi truck trailer-over-cab. One major business' headquarters in this film was simply the Richard J. Daley Center. Identify this film for which a former Brach's candy factory served as a hospital which was demolished.

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The Dark Knight

Jullia Roberts, for some reason, has filmed a few films in Chicago, and this was her first. Released the same year as Pretty Woman, identify this film that also starred Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, and Oliver Platt as students using themselves as subjects in a bizarre series of experiments.

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Flatliners

This was the third film by its director, after Splash and Parenthood, which had a rivalry between brothers as central to the plot. Robert DeNiro and Donald Sutherland were both sold as having major roles, though each was in a supporting role in this film. Identify this blockbuster from 1991 whose cast included Scott Glenn, Rebecca De Mornay, and WIlliam Baldwin, and which includes the line It's a living thing, Brian. It breathes, it eats, and it hates. The only way to beat it is to think like it. (edited at 5:27 pm, February 18, 2017 (HST))

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Backdraft

In which classic film did the following lines come from:?

Doyle: I put it all on Lucky Dan; half a million dollars to win.

Kid: To win? I said *place*! "Place it on Lucky D-" That horse is gonna run second!

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The Sting

Most of this Dolton, Illinois native's early film work was in films shot in Chicago, which included her role as the Dr. Kathy Wahlund, the colleague who helps Richard Kimble analyze tissue samples in the Oscar-nominated film The Fugitive. Identify this actress better known today for her work in comedy, including roles as the voice of Calhoun in Wreck-It Ralph Christy Cummings in Best in Show, and Laurie in A Mighty Wind.

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Jane Lynch

This film is not related to The Transformers but does include a stunning aerial battle which sees damage to the Sears Tower. The convoluted plot starts when three children vie for their mother's dynasty which includes control over the Earth and a youth serum that can be harvested from humans. Identify this largely forgotten Wachowski Sisters big-budget film that ends with Mila Kunis' title character no longer having to sell her eggs to buy a telescope, since she now owns the planet Earth. (edited at 5:01 pm, February 19, 2017 (HST))

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Jupiter Ascending

Both Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, in a rare moment of complete agreement, named this film the best film of 1994. When this film did not receive an Oscar nomination, the ensuing protests forced AMPAS to change some rules regarding nominations. Identify this landmark documentary directed by Steve James, following high school students William Gates and Arthur Agee.

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Hoop Dreams

This film might be better remembered if Columbia Records had released Mariah Carey's title song for use on the film. In the film, Andy Garcia's thief character ends up rescuing passengers from a plane crash, and Dustin Hoffman's homeless Vietnam vet character takes credit. When Garcia cannot stand not getting credit, he attempts to jump from the Drake Hotel. Identify this 1992 film that also featured Geena Davis as a reporter.

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Hero

Set on the South Side, which 2002 comedy ultimately sees a reward for finding a stolen ATM machine used to re-purchase the title business after it is sold to Keith Richard's character who wants to turn it into a strip club?

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Barbershop