Extra Credit

Chicago Movies
The following Movies were filmed in Chicago and highlight the special nature of this great city of ours. For these movies you have some special instructions. Do the following:
1. Briefly describe the plot.
2. List five locations highlighted in the film. For each location, describe why it is unique to Chicago. Why do you think the filmmaker decided to highlight it?
3. What aspects of Chicago's culture does the film highlight? Give specific examples.
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The Blues Brothers Jake and Elwood Blues are on a "mission from God" to save the orphanage where they grew up and learned their love of the Blues. Along the way, they take you on a tour of some of Chicago's most interesting places and great music. Rated R for language.
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Ferris Bueller's Day OffWhen Ferris decides to take a day off of school, all of Chicago is his playground.
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The FugitiveDr. Richard Kimball is on the run in Chicago trying to prove his innocence. This movie shows off many of Chicago's most interesting sites while telling a terrific story.