PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Kathy Bates was director Rob Marshall's first choice to play Matron Mama Morton, but she was scheduled to film About Schmidt (2002). Queen Latifah (playing Mama in Chicago (2002)) and Kathy Bates in About Schmidt were both nominated for Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2003.
And then I started foolin' around... and then I started screwin' around, which is foolin' around without dinner.
When Hunyak (played by Russian actress) asks Billy for help, she says, "Help me," in Russian ("Pomogite mne") instead of Hungarian.
The end credits are written in Broadway lights.
£113,386 (UK) (29 December 2002)
$170,687,518 (USA) (4 September 2003)
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