Chicago (2002 movie)

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Chicago is a 2002 American musical crime comedy-drama movie based on the stage-musical of the same name. It talks about the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age.[1]

The movie stars Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Richard Gere. The movie is the first work of Rob Marshall, who also choreographed the movie.

Having strong positive reviews from critics, Chicago won six Academy Awards in 2003, including Best Picture, the first musical to win Best Picture since Oliver! in 1968.[2] Songs included Mister Cellophane in a short version and the soundtrack has the Longer version

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United Kingdom 17 January 2003
 Ireland 17 January 2003
 Australia 23 January 2003
 United States 24 January 2003
 Israel 6 February 2003
 New Zealand 6 February 2003
 Canada 7 February 2003
 Iceland 7 February 2003
 Hong Kong 13 February 2003
 Netherlands 13 February 2003
 Chile 20 February 2003
 Italy 20 February 2003
 Greece 21 February 2003
 Portugal 21 February 2003
 Belgium 26 February 2003
 France 26 February 2003
 Austria 27 February 2003
 Germany 27 February 2003
 Mexico 28 February 2003
 Sweden 28 February 2003
 Argentina 6 March 2003
 Peru 6 March 2003
 Brazil 7 March 2003
 Spain 7 March 2003
 Turkey 7 March 2003
 Egypt 12 March 2003
 Philippines 12 March 2003
 Hungary 13 March 2003
 Russia 13 March 2003
 Kazakhstan 14 March 2003
 Lithuania 14 March 2003
 Poland 14 March 2003
 Taiwan 14 March 2003
 Uruguay 14 March 2003
 Colombia 21 March 2003
 Finland 21 March 2003
 South Korea 21 March 2003
 Venezuela 26 March 2003
 Estonia 28 March 2003
 Denmark 4 April 2003
 Japan 19 April 2003
 Czech Republic 24 April 2003
 Ecuador 25 April 2003
 Bolivia 15 May 2003
 Bulgaria 15 April 2005

References[change | change source]

  1. Mitchell, Elvis (December 27, 2002). "Movie Review: Chicago (2002)". The New York Times. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
  2. Gans, Andrew; Simonson, Robert (March 24, 2003). ""Chicago" Wins Oscar for Best Picture". Playbill. Retrieved September 22, 2019.