The Ultimate Chicago Movie Cage Match: ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ vs. ‘Cooley High’

Justin Kaufmann

Justin Kaufmann, Richard Roeper and Roe Conn

What is the best Chicago Movie of all-time? Is it The Blues Brothers? Ferris? The Untouchables?  Uncle Buck? Cooley High? We are down to the Sweet 16 and it’s time for you to decide.

Welcome to the No Holds Barred Ultimate Chicago Movie Cage Match. Tonight, 2 movies duke it out and only one can move to the next round. Tonight, Sun-Times film critic and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” stan Richard Roeper argues that the Matthew Broderick-fueled comedy is the best Chicago movie of all-time. But podcaster and local radio host Roe Conn thinks the 1975 film, “Cooley High” is the movie to beat! Which movie do you think should advance to the Elite 8?




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