"Chicago" (2002)

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"Chicago" (2002)

Production Companies: Producer Circle Co., Zadan/Meron Productions

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 1920's Chicago. "Chicago" is a 2002 American musical crime comedy-drama film based on the stage-musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age. The film stars Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere. Directed and choreographed by Rob Marshall, and adapted by screenwriter Bill Condon, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, "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.

Release dates: December 10, 2002 (Sam Goldwyn Theater), December 27, 2002 (US)

Genre': Comedy, Crime, Musical

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Produced by: Martin Richards
Screenplay by: Bill_Condon
Based on: "Chicago" by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb, "Chicago" by Maurine Dallas Watkins
Music by: John Kander
Cinematography: Dion Beebe
Edited by: Martin Walsh

Distributed by: Miramax Films

Cast: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, Denise Faye, Susan Misner


Academy Awards (2003 / 75th):

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Sound

Golden Globe Awards (2003):

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

BAFTA Awards (2003):

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Best Sound

Overall: 57 wins and 128 nominations

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* © 2002 - Miramax Films

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