Flatliners (1990) Film Locations

tait building

The 1990 film flatliners is about a group of medical students who experiment with near-death experiences. The movie revolves around medical students who are experimenting with death by stopping their hearts for short periods of time.

The idea for the movie was based on an article published in the Journal of Near Death Studies by Dr. Michael Sabom about his work with patients who had survived cardiac arrest. The film was shot in a number of locations in and around Chicago, Illinois.


1269 N. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA (David’s Apartment)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 41.905302, -87.674853

davids apartment

davids apartment street view

East 57th Drive & South Lake Shore Drive, Jackson Park, South Side, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Tait Building)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 41.790772, -87.584803

tait building

3365 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Nelson’s Apartment)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 41.943438, -87.653523

nelsons apartment

nelsons apartment street view

3960 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA (House in Rachel’s flashback)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 41.822775, -87.604395

house in rachels flashback

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Official Trailer

Release: 09/11/1990

Director: Joel Schumacher

Run Time: 115m

Age Viewing: 15

Gross: $61,489,265

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