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Encyclopedia > Chicago (2002 film)
Chicago
Directed by Rob Marshall
Produced by Martin Richards
Written by Maurine Dallas Watkins (play),
Bob Fosse (musical),
Fred Ebb (musical),
Bill Condon
Starring Catherine Zeta-Jones
Renée Zellweger
Richard Gere
Queen Latifah
John C. Reilly
Lucy Liu
Taye Diggs
Colm Feore
Music by John Kander
Fred Ebb
Danny Elfman
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release date(s) December 27, 2002
Running time 113 min.
Language English
Budget $45 million [1]
All Movie Guide profile
IMDb profile

Chicago is a 2002 American musical film released by Miramax Films. First released in limited cities on December 27, 2002, Chicago opened in wide release on January 24, 2003. An adaptation of the satirical stage musical Chicago, the film explores the themes of celebrity and scandal in Jazz age Chicago. Directed and choreographed by Rob Marshall, and adapted for film by screenwriter Bill Condon, Chicago won six Academy Awards in 2003, including Best Picture. The film was the first musical film to win the Best Picture Oscar since Oliver! (1968). Chicago may mean: Chicago, Illinois, a city in USA Chicago (band), a rock band The University of Chicago Three stations on the Chicago Transit Authoritys L system: Chicago (CTA Brown Line station) Chicago (CTA Red Line station) Chicago (CTA Blue Line station) Chicago house, a genre of electronic dance... chicago poster cast This work is copyrighted. ... Rob Marshall is a director. ... Maurine Dallas Watkins (July 27, 1896 - August 10, 1969) was an American journalist and playwright. ... Bob Fosse, early promotional image Bob Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was a musical theater choreographer and director. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1933 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... William Bill Condon (born New York, October 22, 1955) is an American screenwriter and director. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer, model, and Academy Award-nominated actress. ... John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Lucy Alexis Liu (Chinese: 劉玉玲 Liú Yùlíng, born December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... Taye Diggs (born Scott Diggs on January 2, 1971 in Rochester, New York[1]) is an American theatre, film and television actor. ... Colm Feore (born August 22, 1958, at Boston, Massachusetts) is an Canadian-American actor raised in Canada of Irish and Italian extraction. ... John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri) is the American composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1933 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician who led the rock band Oingo Boingo as singer / songwriter from 1976 until its breakup in 1995, and has composed film scores extensively since 1985s Pee-wees Big Adventure. ... 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Chicago centers around Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, two murderesses who find themselves on death row together in 1920s Chicago. Velma, a professional vaudevillian, and Roxie, a housewife with aspirations of being a star, fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows. The film stars Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, and Richard Gere, also featuring Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs, and Colm Feore. Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer, model, and Academy Award-nominated actress. ... John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Lucy Alexis Liu (Chinese: 劉玉玲 Liú Yùlíng, born December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... Taye Diggs (born Scott Diggs on January 2, 1971 in Rochester, New York[1]) is an American theatre, film and television actor. ... Colm Feore (born August 22, 1958, at Boston, Massachusetts) is an Canadian-American actor raised in Canada of Irish and Italian extraction. ...

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Synopsis

Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is a vaudeville star whose celebrity is only increased by her double murder of her adulterous husband and her sister, Veronica. Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) is a nobody who dreams of the fame and wealth of a singing career. When she shoots her abusive lover, who lied about his ability to get her a job as a performer, she is sent to murderesses' row. There she meets Velma Kelly. Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... This article is about the musical variety theatre. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ...

Catherine Zeta-Jones as Velma Kelly

Facing death row, Roxie sends her sad-sack husband, Amos (John C. Reilly), to hire Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), Chicago's most famous and successful defense attorney, who promises to turn her case into a celebrity murder trial and get her acquitted. Flynn and Roxie manipulate the press and the public, and Roxie becomes famous. When Billy recognizes Roxie's potential, Roxie and Velma become locked in a rivalry to outdo each other in stardom. The tables are turned on both ladies, however, when a new killer — a wealthy woman who killed her husband and both of his mistresses — named Kitty (Lucy Liu) enters the scene. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... A lawyer in the United States is technically called an attorney at law or an attorney-at-law. ... Lucy Alexis Liu (Chinese: 劉玉玲 Liú Yùlíng, born December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ...


Roxie manages to steal back attention by falsely claiming to be pregnant. Using this lie as well as a 'reformed criminal' story, she enters the courthouse with Billy. Everything goes fine until Velma shows up with Roxie's diary, reading incriminating entries, that Roxie claims to never have written, in exchange for amnesty. Using some quick talking, Billy manages to get Roxie off the hook and she is proclaimed innocent.


Much to Roxie's dismay however, her publicity is short lived as the public's attention turns quickly to a new murderess. Roxie leaves the courthouse after finding out that Billy wrote the false diary entries and sent the journal to Velma to get Miss Kelly off death row. With nothing left, Roxie once more sets off to find a stage career, but has little success. She is approached by Velma who is willing to revive a two person act with Roxie. Although Roxie refuses at first saying that she hates Velma, she ends up agreeing and the act becomes a big hit. For information about the Record company see Death Row Records For information about the computer game see Deathrow (game) Death Row is a term that refers to the section of a prison that houses individuals awaiting execution. ...


The movie ends with the duo performing their act for a huge audience, including Billy Flynn and Mama Morton, and Roxie happily calls out to everyone "Believe us, we could not have done this without you!"



Chicago was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The courthouse was in Osgoode Hall. Other scenes were filmed at Queen's Park, former Gooderham and Worts Distillery, Casa Loma, the Elgin Theatre, Union Station, the Canada Life Building, the Danforth Music Hall, and at the Old City Hall. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Aerial view of Queens Park in winter, facing north. ... A view of Torontos Distillery District The Distillery District is a historic district to the east of the downtown core of Toronto, Canada, spanning 13 acres (52,000 square metres) and comprised of more than 40 heritage buildings and 10 streets. ... Casa Loma Casa Loma (Spanish for House on the Hill) is the former home of financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt and a major tourist attraction in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The entrance to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres Interior of Winter Garden Theatre The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a pair of stacked theatres in Toronto, Canada. ... Union Station is a major railway, subway, and streetcar hub at 65 Front Street West between Bay Street and York Street in downtown Toronto. ... The Canada Life Building on University Avenue The Canada Life Building in 1930(?) The Canada Life Building is an historic Toronto office building. ...


The film is based on the hit musical Chicago, the original Broadway production of which (in 1975) was not well-received by audiences due to the show's cynical tone. The minimalist 1996 revival was much more successful, however, and the influences of both productions can be seen in the film version. The original production's musical numbers were staged as vaudeville acts, which the movie respects by treating them as asides or interior monologues by the performing characters, while scenes shot in "real life" retain the revival's pared-down flavor. Chicago is a Kander and Ebb musical set in prohibition era Chicago. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the musical variety theatre. ...


Cast and characters

Main

Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer, model, and Academy Award-nominated actress. ... Taye Diggs (born Scott Diggs on January 2, 1971 in Rochester, New York[1]) is an American theatre, film and television actor. ...

Awards and nominations

Academy Awards record
1. Best Supporting Actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones
2. Best Art Direction, John Myhre, Gordon Sim
3. Best Costume Design, Colleen Atwood
4. Best Editing, Martin Walsh
5. Best Picture, Martin Richards
6. Best Sound, Michael Minkler, Dominick Tavella, David Lee
Golden Globe Awards record
1. Best Musical/Comedy Picture
2. Best Musical/Comedy Actor, Richard Gere
3. Best Musical/Comedy Actress, Renée Zellweger
BAFTA Awards record
1. Best Supporting Actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones
2. Best Sound, Michael Minkler, Dominick Tavella, David Lee, Maurice Schell

Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... John Myrhe is an American Production Designer who has been working in Hollywood since the late 1980s. ... Colleen Atwood (born 1948, Quincy, Washington) Upper Education: Cornish College of The Arts, Seattle Washington and then New York University School of Film N.Y, N.Y., is an Academy Award-winning costume designer. ... Martin Walsh (born 8 November 1955) is an Academy Award winning film editor best known for Chicago and V for Vendetta movies. ... Martin Richards is a British computer scientist, best known for his development of the BCPL programming language, which is both the earliest major development in portable software, and the ancestor of the widely used C programming language. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ...

Academy Awards

Chicago won six Academy Awards: Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...

It was nominated for seven others: // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Martin Richards is a British computer scientist, best known for his development of the BCPL programming language, which is both the earliest major development in portable software, and the ancestor of the widely used C programming language. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... The Academy Award for Film Editing was first given for films issued in 1934. ... Martin Walsh (born 8 November 1955) is an Academy Award winning film editor best known for Chicago and V for Vendetta movies. ... The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures. ... John Myrhe is an American Production Designer who has been working in Hollywood since the late 1980s. ... This Academy Award was first given for movies made in 1948 when separate awards were given for black-and-white and color movies. ... Colleen Atwood (born 1948, Quincy, Washington) Upper Education: Cornish College of The Arts, Seattle Washington and then New York University School of Film N.Y, N.Y., is an Academy Award-winning costume designer. ... The Academy Award for Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most aesthetic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film. ...

The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... Rob Marshall is a director. ... Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer, model, and Academy Award-nominated actress. ... Charles Rosher the first recipient in 1928 The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is awarded each year to a cinematographer for his work in one particular motion picture. ... Dion Beebe is an Australian cinematographer. ... The Academy Award for Best Song is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are songwriters and composers. ... John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri) is the American composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb. ... Fred Ebb (April 8, 1933 - September 11, 2004) was a musical theatre lyricist. ... The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States. ... William Bill Condon (born New York, October 22, 1955) is an American screenwriter and director. ...

Golden Globes

Chicago won three Golden Globe Awards: Best Picture (Musical or Comedy), Best Actress in Musical or Comedy (Renée Zellweger), and Best Actor in Musical or Comedy (Richard Gere). The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ...


It was nominated for five more: Best Director (Rob Marshall), Best Actress in Musical or Comedy (Catherine Zeta-Jones), Best Supporting Actor (John C. Reilly), Best Supporting Actress (Queen Latifah), and Best Screenplay (Bill Condon).


Other

In 2006 this film ranked #12 on the American Film Institute's list of best musicals. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ...


Songs

See also: Chicago: Music From the Miramax Motion Picture
  • "All That Jazz" - Velma Kelly & Company
  • "Funny Honey" - Roxie Hart
  • "When You're Good to Mama" - Matron "Mama" Morton
  • "Cell Block Tango" -Liz, Annie, June, Katelin Helenscki, Velma Kelly, Mona
  • "All I Care About" - Billy Flynn
  • "We Both Reached for the Gun" - Billy Flynn, Roxie Hart, Mary Sunshine and Reporters
  • "Roxie" - Roxie Hart
  • "I Can't Do It Alone" - Velma Kelly
  • "Mister Cellophane" - Amos Hart
  • "Razzle Dazzle" - Billy Flynn & Company
  • "Class" - Velma Kelly and Matron "Mama" Morton**
    • This song performed by Queen Latifah and Catherine Zeta-Jones was filmed, but it was cut from the film. The scene was later included on the DVD release and the film's broadcast television premiere on NBC in 2005, and the song was included on the soundtrack album.
  • "Nowadays" - Roxie Hart
  • "Nowadays / Hot Honey Rag" - Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly
  • "I Move On" - Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly

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Sources

The movie is based on the Kander and Ebb Broadway musical, Chicago, which was based on the Maurine Watkins play, Chicago, which was in turn based on the stories of two Jazz-era killers, Beulah Annan and Belva Gaertner. The film follows a similar plot to William Wellman's 1942 film Roxie Hart, starring Ginger Rogers. It also bears many strong resemblances to Cabaret. Kander and Ebb is the songwriting team of composer John Kander, born March 18, 1927 and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1933 - September 11, 2004). ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Chicago is a Kander and Ebb musical set in prohibition era Chicago. ... Maurine Dallas Watkins (July 27, 1896 - August 10, 1969) was an American journalist and playwright. ... Beulah Sheriff Annan (about 1901 - 1928) was an American murderess. ... Belva Gaertner, (1885-1965)American murderess. ... Roxie Hart is a 1942 film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Nigel Bruce, Phil Silvers, William Frawley, and Spring Byington billy bob marley. ... Ginger Rogers (Virginia Katherine McMath, July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an Academy Award-winning American film and stage actress and singer. ... Cabaret is a 1972 film. ...


Ultimately, the satiric presentation of a criminal underworld that mirrors the "respectable" world of daily life goes back to The Beggar's Opera. Painting based on The Beggars Opera, Scene V, William Hogarth, c. ...


Trivia

  • Anastacia enters in the soundtrack with the song "Love Is A Crime". The song had a video but it was never released as a single, due to the singer's recently announced breast cancer. When Anastacia was shooting the video she had a 40°C(104°F) degree fever.
  • Chicago was to have been the next movie project for legendary stage and film choreographer and director Bob Fosse, who directed and choreographed the original Broadway production. Although he died before the film was made, the influence of his distinctive jazz choreography style can be detected throughout the film. In particular, the parallels to Cabaret are numerous and distinct. He is thanked in the movie's credits.
  • Chita Rivera, who originated the role of Velma Kelly on Broadway in 1975, makes a cameo appearance as "Nicky."
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones began her career in musicals, appearing in the lead role of 42nd Street in London's West End at the age of just seventeen.
  • Britney Spears was considered for the role of Kitty, that later went to Lucy Liu. Britney Spears was suggested by the director, but due to heavy schedules Lucy Liu was hired instead.
  • Four years before filming began, Madonna announced in a number of interviews she would play Roxie opposite Liza Minnelli as Velma. This version was to be directed by Nicholas Hytner. It is unknown as to why Madonna pulled out.
  • John Travolta was originally offered the role of Billy Flynn. Richard Gere played the role instead. It is the third time Gere has had success playing part that was first offered to Travolta, following American Gigolo and An Officer and a Gentleman. Gere was also offered a role that Travolta turned down in Mr. 3000, however Gere turned that role down as well and it ended up going to Bernie Mac.
  • Rosie O'Donnell was also considered for the role of Matron "Mama" Morton.
  • A 1942 movie called Roxie Hart starred Ginger Rogers as Roxie and Adolphe Menjou as Billy Flynn. The movie followed essentially the same story line as Chicago. The only singing or dancing was done by Rogers.
  • Nicole Kidman turned down the part of "Roxie Hart" because she had already starred in the musical Moulin Rouge!, and she didn't want to star in two musicals in a row. She decided to star in The Hours instead.
  • Hugh Jackman, who is 19 years younger than Richard Gere, turned down the role of Billy Flynn, feeling that he couldn't handle it. He has stated several times that he regrets doing so.
  • Kathy Bates was considered for the role of "Mamma Morton", but Queen Latifah was cast instead.
  • Angelina Jolie auditioned for the role of "Velma Kelly", but Catherine Zeta-Jones was cast instead.
  • Charlize Theron had originally been cast as "Roxie Hart", but was replaced by Renée Zellweger a few weeks before rehearsals were set to begin.
  • Molly Ringwald, Winona Ryder, Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, and Marisa Tomei, were all at one point in the running for the role of "Velma Kelly".

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The Dancers Life poster Chita Rivera (born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero on January 23, 1933 in Washington, D.C.) is a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical actress dancer, and singer best known for her musical theater roles. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... 42nd Street was a hugely successful Broadway stage musical, loosely based on the movie of the same name. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, England, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland. Along with New Yorks Broadway theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre... Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning[1] American pop singer, dancer, actress, author and songwriter. ... 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Awards
Preceded by
A Beautiful Mind
Academy Award for Best Picture
2002
Succeeded by
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Preceded by
Moulin Rouge!
Golden Globe: Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
2002
Succeeded by
Lost in Translation

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