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.
Beyoncé Knowles heavily campaigned for the role of Mama Morton.
Oooh,I'm a star, and the audience loves me... and I love them. And they love me for loving them and I love them for loving me. And we love each other. And that's because none of us got enough love in our childhood. And that's showbiz... kid.
In the 1920s, the electric chair had replaced hanging as Illinois' method of execution.
The title "CHICAGO" appears as a "C" in the middle of a zoom of Roxie's eye, then the rest of the letters light up around it.
£113,386 (UK) (27 December 2002)
$170,684,505 (USA) (29 August 2003)
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