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Weird Science (1985)

Teen misfits Gary and Wyatt design their ideal woman on a computer, and a freak electrical accident brings her to life in the form of the lovely, superhuman Lisa. She outfits Gary and Wyatt in cool clothes, surprised them with a Porsche and helps them stand up to the jerks Ian and Max. But, all the while, the boys must hide Lisa's existence from Chet, Wyatt's nightmare of a big brother.

Gary's House
1200 Linden Avenue, Highland Park

Wyatt's House
280 Cedar Avenue, Highland Park
(Note: torn down and replaced with another house)

Deb's House
1150 Linden Avenue, Highland Park


Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris' trail is high school principal Rooney, determine to catch him once and for all.

Cameron's House
370 Beech Street, Highland Park


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