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Things to do in Chicago today

Find the best things to do in Chicago today, including parties, concerts, screenings and other can't-miss events.

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If you're looking for things to do in Chicago today, you've come to the right place! Whether you're a longtime resident of the city or a first-time visitor, there's always something happening in Chicago that's worth checking out. You'll find events taking place at some of the best Chicago attractions, concerts at Chicago's best music venues and parties that stretch late into the evening at nightlife destinations throughout the city. Our guide to things to do in Chicago today also includes the latest theater shows, museum exhibitions and screenings at Chicago's best movie theaters. Make some plans with our list of the most amazing things to do in Chicago today.

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Movies

Ad Astra

James Gray’s space odyssey marries heart and spectacle in a memorable journey to the stars

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Movies, Horror

It: Chapter Two

A grown-up Losers’ Club does battle with its own hang-ups in a superior sequel

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Jennifer Lopez stars in Hustlers
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Movies, Drama

Hustlers

Think Ocean’s Eleven with strippers and you’ve got the premise of this Jennifer Lopez flick

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Movies, Action and adventure

Rambo: Last Blood

John Rambo signs off with a grim and eye-poppingly xenophobic kill fest.

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Movies, Action and adventure

Angel Has Fallen

Gerard Butler's Secret Service killing machine ends the trilogy in entertaining style

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Ready or Not
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Movies, Thriller

Ready or Not

A scrappy bride squares off against her in-laws from hell

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Good Boys
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Movies, Comedy

Good Boys

Tweens just wanna have fun in a profane comedy that plays off its cast's innocence

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