20 Movies You May Not Know Have Illinois Corn in Them

Jul 03, 2023
  1. Field of Dreams (1989) - The entire film revolves around an Iowa cornfield, but some scenes were shot in Illinois corn fields as well in DuPage and Will County.
  2. Children of the Corn (1984) - Set in Nebraska, but some scenes were filmed in Illinois corn fields to capture the eerie atmosphere. Filmed in Mendota, LaSalle County, featuring various corn fields scenes.
  3. Signs (2002) - The crop circles, a central element of the film, appear in corn fields, including those filmed in Illinois. Some corn field scenes were filmed in DeKalb County and Stephenson County.
  4. In the Bedroom (2001) - There are a few scenes that take place in and around corn fields, capturing the rural setting.
  5. Road to Perdition (2002) - The protagonist's journey takes him through Illinois corn fields (Geneva, Kane County), adding to the film's atmospheric visuals.
  6. Man of Steel (2013) - Several scenes in the Kent family farm feature corn fields, portraying Superman's upbringing in Smallville, Kansas (Plano, Kendall County).
  7. A Thousand Acres (1997) - The film is set in Iowa but features scenes filmed in Illinois corn fields (McHenry County), showcasing the agricultural landscape.
  8. A History of Violence (2005) - A few scenes take place in a corn field (Downers Grove, DuPage County), adding a sense of tension and danger to the story.
  9. The Amityville Horror (2005) - The iconic house is surrounded by corn fields (Woodstock, McHenry County), creating a sense of isolation and dread.
  10. Superman (1978) - A young Clark Kent runs through a Kansas cornfield (Kankakee, Kankakee County), portraying his superhuman abilities as he leaps over the tall stalks.
  11. The Informant! (2009) - There is a scene where the main character is running through a corn field (Decatur, Macon County), adding to the film's quirky tone.
  12. Candyman (1992) - The titular character, known for his haunting presence, is often associated with eerie corn fields (some scenes in Chicago and Cook County).
  13. The Hunter (1980) - Several scenes were filmed in Illinois corn fields (Will County), capturing the beauty and vastness of the rural landscape.
  14. Porky's (1981) - There is a memorable scene involving a hidden peephole in a girls' locker room, located near a corn field (Hinsdale, DuPage County).
  15. The Burning Plain (2008) - The corn fields serve as a backdrop for some emotional and intense scenes in this drama. Filmed in Sandwich, DeKalb County, featuring scenes in and around corn fields.
  16. Just Visiting (2001) - The characters find themselves transported back in time to a medieval era, and a corn field is part of the setting (various locations in Cook County).
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