PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
Rob Marshall wanted Keanu Reeves for the role of Amos Hart. Charlie Sheen read for the part.
In the Bed Department, Amos was... zero. I mean, he made love to me like he was fixing a carburetor or something.
At the end of the final dance, the position of Roxie's gun switches many times from behind to in front of her roses.
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.
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.
£113,386 (UK) (29 December 2002)
$170,687,518 (USA) (4 September 2003)
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