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.
The role of Billy Flynn was offered several times to John Travolta before eventually going to Richard Gere. This is the fourth film that Travolta has turned down and Gere accepted; the other three are: American Gigolo (1980), Days of Heaven (1978), and An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). Travolta has said that he deeply regrets declining the part.
Are you sorry?
Roxie: Are you kidding?
For the song, "All I Care About Is Love", after the women prisoners take their uniforms off, in one shot they have their headbands on and then in the next they are putting their headbands on again.
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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