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Top 10 Chicago by Elaine Glusac, Elisa Kronish

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TopTen

Film Locations

1. Daley Center & Plaza

Daley Plaza with its famed Picasso sculpture was the setting for a sensational chase scene in cult movie classic The Blues Brothers (1980). Stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, playing ex-criminal brothers, dramatically crash their car through the center’s plate-glass windows, specially installed for the filming, as the authorities hopelessly attempt to stop them.

2. James R. Thompson Center

In Running Scared (1986) Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines are Chicago police pals planning early retirement, but ...

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