Sports movies that have Chicago Themes and References go back over 65 years. Chicago has created a multitude of stories both fiction and non-fiction. From the Monty Stratton story in 1949. The four major sports and five major Chicago Sports teams have been represented. The Blackhawks have been represented by Stan Mikita in Wayne's World and Eric Nesterenko in Youngblood, the Cubs by Farris Buehler's Dav OffRookie of the Year, the White Sox in Eight Men Out and Field of Dreams, the Bears in Brian's son and the Bulls in Space Jam.
Many of these of movies were box smashes, others received critical praise and other languished in relative obscurity. Here is the list of movies with Chicago sports tied into them.