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07/24/2014 10:44 am ET Updated Sep 23, 2014

50 Highest-grossing Chicago Movies

Not only are movies filmed in Illinois entertaining, they also boost the economy. To satisfy your movie cravings, we found the 100 highest-grossing movies filmed in the Chicago area, according to IMDb. Please note these are movies filmed in Chicago, not movies that necessarily take place in Chicago. We list the movies according to the category or genre they were listed under on IMDb. Check out 50 action and comedy titles here and 50 other comedies, horrors and romances at Reboot Illinois.

Action

- The Dark Knight (2008)

- Spider-Man 2 (2004)

- Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

- Man of Steel (2013)

- Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

- The Fugitive (1993)

- Batman Begins (2005)

- Mission: Impossible (1996)

- Divergent (2014)

- Wanted (2008)

- Eagle Eye (2008)

- Payback (1999)

- Backdraft (1991)

- U.S. Marshalls (1998)

- The Jackal (1997)

- The Blues Brothers (1980)

- The Negotiator (1998)

- Running Scared (1986)

- Midnight Run (1988)

- Colombiana (2011)

- Red Heat (1988)

- Mercury Rising (1998)

- I Love Trouble (1994)

Comedy

- Home Alone (1990)

- What Women Want (2000)

- Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

- Meet the Parents (2000)

- My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

- Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

- Wayne's World (1992)

- The Break-Up (2006)

- A League of Their Own (1992)

- Michael (1996)

- While you were Sleeping (1995)

- Barbershop (2002)

- Fred Claus (2007)

- Christmas Vacation (1989)

- Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

- Uncle Buck (1989)

- Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

- Risky Business (1983)

- Shall we Dance (2004)

- The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

- Never Been Kissed (1999)

- Rookie of the Year (1993)

- Dennis the Menace (1993)

- Major League (1989)

- Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

- The Dilemma (2011)

- Wayne's World 2 (1993)

Check out 50 other comedies, horrors and romances at Reboot Illinois.

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