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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.

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Directed by

Rob Marshall

Written by

Bill Condon (Screenplay)
Maurine Dallas Watkins (Theatre Play)
Bob Fosse (Book)
Fred Ebb (Book)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

If you can't be famous, be infamous.

Cast

Keywords

chicago musical based on play or musical jail lawyer 1920s prison matron jazz age

Photos

Lists

#451 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Costume Design Colleen Atwood

Oscar for Best Sound Michael Minkler

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar for Best Film Editing Martin Walsh