What movies were filmed in Elgin, IL?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Sunday, May 31st, 2020 at 2:48 pm
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Cinema Filmed in Elgin: Trailer Compilation

It’s a special thrill to see somewhere you recognize onscreen. While Elgin doesn’t appear in as many films as, say, Chicago, it’s still made appearances through its fair share of popular cinema.

Sorting through the vast sea of existent films to find glimpses of Elgin can be an exhausting undertaking, however. That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile six popular films below that feature Elgin as a filming location. Enjoy the trailers, see if you recognize anything (or anyone), and search the movie out on streaming services if it really captures your liking!

Contagion (2011)

Dennis the Menace (1993)

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Hoffa (1992)

Four Friends (1981)


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