PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
As of 2018, this movie features the only Oscar nominated performances of John C. Reilly, Queen Latifah, and Catherine Zeta-Jones (who won Best Actress in a Supporting Role).
I bet you want to know why I shot the bastard...
When Roxie refuses Velma's money for doing her laundry, Velma puts the money down her shirt. The position of the money changes in every shot.
Dedicated to Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, and Robert Fryer
The musical number "Class," featuring Queen Latifah and Catherine Zeta-Jones, was deleted from the final version of the film. However, it was recut into the movie for a brief, extremely limited theatrical re-release in the summer of 2003. It then appeared on DVD as a bonus feature, but was NOT intercut there.
$2,074,929 29 December 2002