Photo of H.P.H.S. is from the 1923 Polar Bear Yearbook

Highland Park (2013)

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A high school faculty lotto pool places its fate in the lucky numbers they've played for ten years after hearing budget cuts have eliminated all their jobs.

(In 1918 Katherine and Tracy McGregor deeded the property of a facility for "homeless, crippled, and backward children." The McGregor Public Library opened on that site in 1924. The library closed in 2002. The primary location for this film was the McGregor Public Library at 12244 Woodward Ave.)

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Gran Torino (2008)

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Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

(Filming locations in Highland Park: Walt Kowalski's home at 238 Rhode Island, between Oakland Parkway and Brush Street. Kowalski faces up to the gang in front of the house at 217 Pilgrim, between Hamilton Avenue and Third Street).

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Glory Road (2006)

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In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship. The incredible story of the team that changed the game forever.

(With Derek Luke as Bobby Joe Hill).

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8 Mile (2002)

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A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make the most of what could be his final opportunity but his problems gives him doubts.

(122 Beresford Street in Highland Park served as the filming location for a scene where several of the movie's characters burn down an abandoned home).

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