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.
Rob Marshall was originally considered by Miramax to direct the screen version of the smash Broadway play "Rent". When he arrived for his interview, he told Miramax he wanted to talk about "Chicago" instead and proposed the "musical in Roxie's mind" concept. ... ...
I bet you want to know why I shot the bastard.
Billy Flynn: Shut up, dummy.
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
£113,386 (UK) (29 December 2002)
$170,687,518 (USA) (4 September 2003)
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