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Discover more than 100 years of cinema history during this Chicago film tour, a city where more than 75 different Hollywood productions were shot. Over the course of this 2-hour journey you'll get to explore film sites for such iconic movies as My Best Friend's Wedding, Transformers 3, and The Untouchables while also getting a chance see the most beautiful neighborhoods of this picturesque city along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Meet your guide and transportation at either 10:30am or 12:30pm (depending on the option selected) on Clark Street between Ohio and Ontario. Continue out for your tour, covering around 30 miles of Chicago streets and more than 75 different filming locations. As you move from location to location, check out the on board TV screens, which will showcase clips from each film to help provide additional context. 

During your excursion you'll also traverse popular Chicago neighborhoods including Wrigleyville, the Gold Coast and Uptown. Listen to highlights about each area's history from your guide as you pass through. Finish your tour after approximately 2 hours back at your original starting point.
Locations visited
Lincoln Park
Chicago Chinatown
Essanay Studios
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Overview
Take a film-lover's exploration of the Windy City during this 2-hour Chicago movie tour. Whether you're a movie die-hard or just looking for a unique way to explore Chicago, this tour offers a 30 mile (48km) trip by air-conditioned coach past the locations where movies such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Dark Knight and Transformers 3 were filmed. In addition to seeing the filming locations, you'll also have a chance to visit iconic Chicago neighborhoods including Lincoln Park, Wrigleyville, the Gold Coast and Old Town among others. This Chicago film tour also includes a guide.
Highlights
  • Tour of 75+ movie locations in Chicago
  • Travel aboard a luxury, air-conditioned coach
  • Cover 30 miles of Chicago, through neighborhoods like the Gold Coast, Uptown and Chinatown
  • See the scenes of movies like Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Transformers 3 and The Dark Knight
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Chicago Film Tour

This was a great tour.Patrick the guide was very knowledgeable and it was fun seeing the movie scene as you were driving along the road they were showing. The pick up point was further down the road than I thought so just be aware of...More

Thank Vivienne B
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile
Frustrating and unprofessional

Took a family trip to Chicago and they are huge movie fans so I thought this tour would be a perfect match. Called Friday and left a message called Saturday and emailed Saturday and called Sunday. Never received a call back and when I emailed...More

3  Thank Eatingallover
Reviewed 22 August 2017
It's worth doing once. Learned a lot about movies made in Chicago. Interesting.

We try to always do something new when we visit Chicago. Found this which sounded interesting. The tour guide, James McDonald, is a movie critic and very knowledgeable about the film industry, especially in Chicago. For the most part the tour was very interesting as...More

3  Thank TheBopMan
Reviewed 7 June 2017
Disappointing

We booked the film tour in advance online and were rather disappointed. Although the gentleman doing the tour was very pleasant and knowledgable, many of the films mentioned were simply ones I had never heard of. We seemed to spend more time actually sat in...More

1  Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 28 May 2017
The film tour to no where

Booked and confirmed this tour through my credit card rewards program (Chase Saphire). I paid in advance and had the tour company's booking confirmation. As other reviewers have indicated, the pickup point was a designated street corner near a McDonalds. But since there were a...More

4  Thank Marc L
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