Lists: Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009, Best Picture Winners from the 2000s, Musicals, Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time

Brief Synopsis: "Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn't going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago."

Overall Ranking: 858 (Rank from 2002: # 19)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Annwyn S100
Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael97(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
Gorgon Reviews88
CinemaVisitor Erik85
Lisa Marie Bowman85 - The show that predicted the Kardashians.
(full review)
David Baruffi80
Rob from GuysFilmQuest78Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 4
Warning Sign70(full review)
Bryan Lienesch69 - It's not a musical just for the sake of being a musical, and that's a welcomed surprise.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 3
J Patterson60

People Involved

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones (Velma Kelly)
  • RenĂ©e Zellweger (Roxie Hart)
  • Queen Latifah (Matron Mama Morton)
  • Richard Gere (Billy Flynn)
  • Christine Baranski (Mary Sunshine)
  • Taye Diggs (Bandleader)
  • Cliff Saunders (Stage Manager)
  • Dominic West (Fred Casely)
  • John C. Reilly (Amos Hart)
  • Colm Feore (Harrison)
  • Chita Rivera (Nickie)
  • Susan Misner (Liz)
  • Denise Faye (Annie)
  • Deidre Goodwin (June)
  • Mya (Mona)
  • Ekaterina Chtchelkanova (Hunyak)
  • Lucy Liu (Kitty Baxter)
  • Jonathan Whittaker (Bailiff)
  • Sean McCann (Judge)
  • Rob Marshall (Director)