Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy crime film based on the musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age. The film stars Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger and Richard Gere, and also features John C. Reilly, Queen Latifah, Christine Baranski, Taye Diggs, Lucy Liu, Dominic West, Colm Feore, and Mýa Harrison. Chicago centers on Velma Kelly (Zeta-Jones) and Roxie Hart (Zellweger), two murderesses who find themselves in jail together awaiting trial in 1920s Chicago. Velma, a vaudevillian, and Roxie, a housewife, fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows. Directed and choreographed by Rob Marshall, and adapted by screenwriter Bill Condon, Chicago won six Academy Awards in 2003, including Best Picture. The film was critically lauded, and was the first musical to win Best Picture since Oliver! in 1968. Wikipedia
Chicago is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Directorial debut films, Film remakes, Prison films, Films about entertainers, Films set in Chicago, Illinois, Best Picture Academy Award winners, Films set in the 1920s and Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award.
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