1. “The Blues Brothers” – Jake and Elwood Blues try to raise money to save an orphanage.
2. “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” – Bueller, his best friend and girlfriend skip school to explore Chicago.
3. “The Breakfast Club”- Five high school students meet in Saturday detention at a school in Illinois and discover they have a lot more in common than they thought.
4. “Risky Business”- A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
5. “Planes Trains and Automobiles”- A man must struggle to travel home to Chicago for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
6. “The Fugitive” – Dr. Richard Kimble tries to avoid capture while tracking down his wife’s killer in Chicago.
7. “About Last Night” – Follows the story of two Chicago couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.
8. “Home Alone” – An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his Winnetka house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
9. “Christmas Vacation”- The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas in Chicago predictably turn into a big disaster.
10. “The Untouchables” – Federal agents risk everything to bring down Al Capone.
See the list Illinois resident’s voted to compile here: