Tag: chicago-illinois

The Feeling of Being Watched (2018) 7.4

The Feeling of Being Watched (2018)

When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact...

Eyes of an Angel (1991) 5.4

Eyes of an Angel (1991)

John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underwo...

WWE Money in the Bank (2011) 8.6

WWE Money in the Bank (2011)

In one historic night, CM Punk walked away with the WWE Championship. John Cena was fired. And, Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio both won Money in the Bank Ladder Matches to claim championship contracts....

To Sir, with Love II (1996) (TV) 6.2

To Sir, with Love II (1996) (TV)

After thirty years teaching in London, Mark Thackeray retires and returns to Chicago. There, however, the challenge of reaching kids in an inner city school proves to be too much to resist....

The Current (2014) 5.4

The Current (2014)

Jake loves living in Chicago but when big city violence hits a little too close to home his parents buy a campground in rural Minnesota and move the family there. Jake hates living at the campground until he meets Peter,...

42 Grams-2017 7.1

42 Grams-2017

42 Grams is an intimate portrait of how chef Jake Bickelhaupt evolved from running an illegal restaurant out of his home to being a culinary celebrity in less than a year and the toll it takes on his personal life....

My Spy-2020 5.7

My Spy-2020

A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family....

Fools-2016 5.4

Fools-2016

Two strangers brush hands on a train and move in together days later, fabricating the history of their love as they go along.::Anonymous...

Unexpected-2015 5.7

Unexpected-2015

An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies....

Octoberfest-2018 -

Octoberfest-2018

A young punk teenager pulls a prank on the night of Halloween that will come back to haunt him a year later.::Octoberfest...

Curly Sue-1991 5.9

Curly Sue-1991

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey El...

Rookie of the Year-1993 6

Rookie of the Year-1993

12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. Although he's close to his mother Mary, Henry hates Mary's la...

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon-1988 5.6

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon-1988

A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he h...

Blue Chips-1994 6.2

Blue Chips-1994

Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team isn't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the c...

Machine-Gun Kelly-1958 6.2

Machine-Gun Kelly-1958

Machine-Gun Kelly, the famous bank robber, seldom without his Thompson machine gun. The story opens with great jazzy music and a murder shown in shadows. His moll is the driving force behind his exploits. He has an exagg...

Connie and Carla-2004 6.2

Connie and Carla-2004

After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's n...

Panteon Woods-2015 2.9

Panteon Woods-2015

Riley Rey feeds her interest in cryptozoology with a steady stream of video uploads and the help of her older sister, Rebecca, who plans to be the next hit cinematographer. With a YouTube channel featuring the usual ghos...

Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians-2011 7

Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians-2011

Holy Rollers follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America-made up entirely of churchgoing Christians. While they succeed in taking millions from casinos, how will they manage to...

Only the Lonely-1991 6.4

Only the Lonely-1991

Danny, a cop, meets and falls in love with Theresa. They get engaged, despite sneaking around behind his mother's back, but when push comes to shove, he can't quite quit worrying about his mother long enough to be any ki...

Scarface-1932 7.8

Scarface-1932

Johnny Lovo rises to the head of the bootlegging crime syndicate on the south side of Chicago following the murder of former head, Big Louis Costillo. Johnny contracted Big Louis' bodyguard, Tony Camonte, to make the hit...

Igby Goes Down-2002 6.9

Igby Goes Down-2002

Seventeen year old Jason Slocumb, Jr. - Igby to most that know him - comes from east coast old money, the second son of self-absorbed and controlling Mimi Slocumb and medically-diagnosed schizophrenic Jason Slocum, Sr., ...

Scent-2014 5.9

Scent-2014

A mysterious contagion plagues humanity. Its symptom: lust, confusion, and madness. It spreads like an airborne aphrodisiac crushing any hope for a containment or cure. In Chicago, the newly infected terrorize the street...

The Current War-2017 6.3

The Current War-2017

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, THE CURRENT WAR is the epic story of the cutthroat competition between the greatest inventors of the industrial age over whose el...

How It Ends-2018 5

How It Ends-2018

A desperate man tries to return home to his pregnant fiancée after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos....

Dutch-1991 6.5

Dutch-1991

Working-class good guy Dutch Dooley is the current boyfriend of a wealthy, snobbish tycoon's ex-wife. Volunteering to drive the woman's son home for Thanksgiving to Chicago from his boarding school in Georgia, little doe...

Captive State-2019 6.1

Captive State-2019

Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extraterrestrial force, 'Captive State' explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.::Anonymous...

A Raisin in the Sun-1961 8

A Raisin in the Sun-1961

Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected financ...

Robin and the 7 Hoods-1964 6.5

Robin and the 7 Hoods-1964

In Prohibition-era Chicago, the murder of mob boss Big Jim Stevens leaves a vacuum at the top. As the murder was orchestrated by Gisborne - one of Big Jim's underlings - with the assistance of Sheriff Glick and Deputy Sh...

WWE Summerslam: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 2-2009 7
Transformers: Dark of the Moon-2011 6.2

Transformers: Dark of the Moon-2011

Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Mirage (aka Dino), Wheeljack (aka Que) and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons, who are eager to avenge their recent defeat. The Autobo...

On the Line-2001 4.2

On the Line-2001

A young man meets a girl on a train, only to spend the rest of the movie trying to reunite with her (one of the love-at-first-sight things), aided by his best friend in a quest of posters and signs that soon gains public...

The Return of Joe Rich-2011 3.9

The Return of Joe Rich-2011

Joe believed in right and wrong until... His job outsourced to India. His teaser rate spiked. His wife bailed. But Joe has a plan...to get it all back, and more. Joe returns home, to the last place on planet Earth where ...

Escape Room-2019 6.3

Escape Room-2019

Six strangers are given mysterious black boxes with tickets to an immersive escape room for a chance to win tons of money. Being locked in several rooms with extreme conditions, they discover the secrets behind the escap...

The Public Enemy-1931 7.7

The Public Enemy-1931

Tom Powers and Matt Doyle are best friends and fellow gangsters, their lives frowned upon by Tom's straight laced brother, Mike, and Matt's straight laced sister, Molly. From their teen-aged years into young adulthood, T...

Cowboy-1958 6.7

Cowboy-1958

Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of making his fortune in the cattle business. He gets his chance when, the father of the Mexican woman he loves breaks off their relationship and Frank bankrolls cattleman Tom Reec...

Syncopation-1942 6.2

Syncopation-1942

Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the outbreak of WWII. A romance betw...

Weird Science-1985 6.6

Weird Science-1985

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing cr...

Backdraft II-2019 4.8

Backdraft II-2019

The sequel to the 1991 hit, follows an investigator with the Chicago F.D., who has to track down an arms dealer who use deadly fires as a distraction.::Rogerdemarco30...

The Jackal-1997 6.4

The Jackal-1997

In Moscow, the FBI and their Russian counterpart, the MVD, are working on a joint mission to apprehend Russian mobster Ghazzi Murad specifically for the murder of Mayor Nikolai Semankho. During the arrest, they are force...

The Breakfast Club-1985 7.9

The Breakfast Club-1985

Beyond being in the same class at Shermer High School in Shermer, Illinois, Claire Standish, Andrew Clark, John Bender, Brian Johnson and Allison Reynolds have little in common, and with the exception of Claire and Andre...