When the residents of Rockford are watching movies, these ten famous films could've easily been made about the Forest City.

Observations While Watching Movies

Have you ever been watching a movie and thought this could be about my hometown, group of friends, jobs, sports team, etc.? Has there ever been a film that reminded you of Rockford? I'm sure you have. I thought it would be a fun thing to find out so I set up a social media survey to pick people's brains about the subject.

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I'm sure you've heard the expression, "Be careful what you wish for." I was hoping for some positive and fun answers. Unfortunately, it turned out to be a lot of bitter Rockfordians. Honestly, it ended up basically how I had imagined. Check it out for yourself. Why do so many residents hate our city? That's a subject for another day.

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Movies That Could've Been About Rockford

10 Famous Movies That Could've Easily Been Set In Rockford

  • # 1 "A League Of Their Own"
  • # 2 "The Three Stooges Movie"
  • # 3 "Back To The Future"
  • # 4 "Groundhog Day"
  • # 5 "Friday"
  • # 6 "Batman"
  • # 7 "Robocop"
  • # 8 "Dumb And Dumber"
  • # 9 "Titanic"
  • # 10 "Tombstone"

A Couple Of Survey Rule Breakers

Of course, whenever you have a social media survey, there are definitely going to be some rule-breakers. In this case, I had a couple of participants answer with TV shows. Luckily, I liked what they said because I'm going to add them as a bonus.

  • #1 "Rockford Files"
  • # 2 "Cops"

For the full list of suggestions, HERE.

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