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.
Fresh towels, for the can.
Officer: Make it quick.
During the song "Cell Block Tango", you can see tape on Annie's chest above her black outfit.
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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