The Ultimate Chicago Movie Cage Match: ‘The Blues Brothers’ vs. ‘Uncle Buck’

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Justin Kaufmann, Mario Smith and Mollie Green in the Ultimate Chicago Movie Cage Match

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What is the best Chicago Movie of all-time? Is it The Fugitive? Ferris? The Untouchables?  Backdraft, 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. Poet, radio host and activist Mario Smith thinks “The Blues Brothers is classic Chicago.” Illustrator and La Familia Green owner Mollie Green says “Uncle Buck.” What movie do you think is worthy enough to move on?


This is the podcast for The Justin Kaufmann Show. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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