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Chicago Film Tour

600 N Clark St, Between Ontario and Ohio Streets, Chicago, IL 60654-3615
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Take a ride on the Chicago Film Tour! Our tour takes riders through 30 miles of Chicago film locations. Our passengers will first see scenes from their favorite movies and then we’ll take them to the locations that made them famous. Passengers will also learn about Chicago’s vast film history and learn fun facts they can share with their friends. You’re sure to see something you’ve never seen before on our tour!
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  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
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600 N Clark St, Between Ontario and Ohio Streets, Chicago, IL 60654-3615
Near North Side

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Old bus. For sure a knowledgeable guide but without the film scenes playing during driving past the actual venues it wouldn't have made any sense to me. If you're bored. Nice way to spend 25$. But don't expect too much.

Thank myfear
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Eatingallover
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

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

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

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

Thank Victoria N
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

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

2  Thank Marc L
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Started out at the Rock and Roll McDonald's, which was a fun attraction, and then aboard a comfortable bus, with drop down monitors, and a VERY knowledgeable guide, not only do you get to see, and experience where some of your favorite films are made,...More

Thank Doug T
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was a great tour, informative and engaging. Not just about films but also covered some Chicago history to put content into perspective. We took our 8 year old and he also enjoyed it.

Thank Annabelle L
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I’ll begin by saying that I grew up in Chicago many years ago, and I saw and learned countless new things! This is not your usual bus tour with a boring canned presentation. I don’t really consider myself a film buff, but the stories were...More

1  Thank myred86
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are avid film buffs, one of the main reasons we headed to Chicago is for it's Batman and Ferris connections. After being very excited for what we saw as a 2 hour fun filled tour, the booked time grew closer and...More

3  Thank David T
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Booked this trip well in advance. The meeting point was a McDonalds restaurant, in an unfamiliar city and on arrival there was nothing to suggest we were in the right place. Other tours had their signage clearly laid out but there was nothing for the...More

3  Thank Lesley D
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