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You can't see a flick at one of the best movie theaters in Chicago right now, but warm summer weather and some entrepreneurial spirit are reviving cinema from the comfort of your car. Drive-in movie theaters near Chicago offer an opportunity to see the best movies of all time on a giant screen without having to sit next to a stranger. You can jump in a car with friends and make the journey north to the classic McHenry Outdoor Theatre or drive to Pilsen, where a makeshift drive-in is being hosted by an indoor soccer complex. Most drive-in movie theaters near Chicago charge by the car, prohibit alcoholic beverages and require guests to wear a face covering when leaving their vehicles—call ahead for more details if you're unsure about anything.