Shermer High School
google street view > 9541 Harrison St Des Plaines, Illinois*
1200 Linden Avenue in Highland Park, IL
Joel’s house in Risky Business is just down the street.. View Here >>
280 Cedar Avenue in Highland Park, IL.
It’s been torn down and replaced with a different house.
FUN FILM FACTS:
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Risky Business and Sixteen Candles were all filmed in Highland Park, IL
“The Shopping Mall”
Max and Ian meet Lisa outside the entrance Gary pulls up in Porsche here…
” Gary beats the cop across the railroad tracks”
Finally, Gary returns Deb to her House
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Directed By: John Hughes
Written By: John Hughes
Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock
This classic 80’s movie “Weird Science” was directed by the legendary John Hughes. This must-see movie is about two teenagers who decide they want to literally design their perfect woman on a computer. The results: a live perfect woman. She turns out to be a “superhuman” who gives them advice on everything from girls, to clothes, to other things. The movie stars Gary, who in real life is known as Anthony Michael Hall and Wyatt, who is Ilan Mitchell-Smith. Lisa is the perfect girl they created who is known in real life as Kelly LeBrock. Once created, Lisa doesn’t hesitate to start giving the boys fresh looking clothes, a Porsche, and teaches the boys how to fight back against their bullies.
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