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Chicago is a 2002 American musical film adapted from the satirical stage musical Chicago, the film explores the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption 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 BestPicture Oscar since Oliver! (1968).
Chicago centers on Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, two criminals-of-passion who find themselves awaiting their trials for murder in 1920s Chicago. Velma, a vaudevillian, and Roxie, a housewife with aspirations of having the same profession, 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, Christine Baranski, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs, Colm Feore, and Mýa Harrison.

* Renée Zellweger as Roxie Hart, a housewife who aspires to be a vaudevillian
* Catherine Zeta-Jones as Velma Kelly, a showgirl
* Richard Gere as Billy Flynn, a smooth-talking lawyer.
* Queen Latifah asMatron "Mama" Morton, the corrupt matron.
* John C. Reilly as Amos Hart, Roxie`s naive husband.
* Christine Baranski as Mary Sunshine
* Lucy Liu as Kitty Baxter
* Ken Ard as one of the murdered husbands Wilbur
* Taye Diggs as Bandleader
* Dominic West as Fred Casely
* Jayne Eastwood as Mrs. Borusewicz
* Colm Feore as Harrison
* Chita Rivera (the original VelmaKelly on Broadway in 1975) (cameo) as Nicky
* Susan Misner, Denise Faye, Deidre Goodwin, Ekaterina Chtchelkanova, and Mýa Harrison as the Merry Murderees.



Musical numbers
1. "Overture/All That Jazz" – Velma and Company
2. "FunnyHoney" – Roxie
3. "When You're Good to Mama" – Mama
4. "Cell Block Tango" – Velma and Cell Block Girls
5. "All I Care About" – Billy Flynn
6. "We Both Reached for the Gun" – Billy, Roxie, Mary, and Reporters
7. "Roxie" – Roxie and Chorus Boys
8. "I Can't Do It Alone" – Velma
9. "Mister Cellophane" – Amos
10. "Razzle Dazzle" – Billy and Company
11. "Class" – Velmaand Mama (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.)
12. "Nowadays" – Roxie
13. "Nowadays / Hot Honey Rag" – Roxie and Velma
14. "I Move On" – Roxie and Velma (overthe end credits)
15. "All That Jazz (reprise)" - Velma and Company
16. "Exit Music" - instrumental

Category | Nominee | Result |
Academy Awards |
Best Picture | Martin Richards (producer) | Won |
Best Actress | Renee Zellwegger | Nominated |
Best Supporting Actor | John C. Reilly | Nominated |
Best Supporting Actress | Catherine Zeta-Jones | Won |
Best Supporting Actress |Queen Latifah | Nominated |
Best Director | Rob Marshall | Nominated |
Best Adapted Screenplay | Bill Condon | Nominated |
Best Cinematography | Dion Beebe | Nominated |
Best Art Direction | John Myhre | Won |
Best Costume Design | Colleen Atwood | Won |
Best Film Editing | Martin Walsh | Won |
Best Sound Mixing | Michael Minkler, David Lee and Dominick Tavella | Won |
BestOriginal Song | John Kander (for "I Move On") | Nominated |
BAFTA Awards |
Best Film | | Nominated |
Best Actress | Renee Zellweger | Nominated |
Best Supporting Actress | Catherine Zeta-Jones | Won |
Best Supporting Actress | Queen Latifah | Nominated |
David Lean Award for Direction | Rob Marshall | Nominated |
Best Cinematography | Dion Beebe | Nominated |
Best Production Design |...
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