Fill Your Weekend With Five Movies Filmed in Rockford
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You may not have known this, but 93 movies, TV shows and short films were shot in Rockford, according to IMDB.
As it turns out, you can find a lot of them on Amazon and other streaming services.
Here are five of the most popular movies filmed in Rockford, along with links to buy or rent them.
Minding the Gap (2018)
This critically acclaimed documentary follows three friends for more than 12 years in Rockford. The film is 100% "Fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes and it won a number of awards. If you have a Hulu account, you can stream it now.
Groundhog Day (1993)
The classic Bill Murray film finds a weatherman living the same day over and over again. Murray's performance garnered a nomination for the American Comedy Award for "Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture."
The Big One (1997)
Filmmaker Michael Moore exposes wrongdoings by big businesses and politicians around the country in this documentary.
Language of a Broken Heart (2011)
A best-selling author finds hope in romance again when he means a quirky bookseller in this 2011 rom-com. The film's Metascore is only 33, which means audiences didn't exactly love it. But you should try it out anyway.
After a Chicago gangster's son is killed in a car crash, he seeks revenge against the four friends who were in the other vehicle. IMDB users give this movie a 4.7 out of 10. It even stars the least popular Baldwin brother, Daniel!