Chicago Synopsis
A married woman becomes a media sensation when she stands trial for shooting her lover.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings


New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
At times, Chicago has the feel of a revue, with the major characters taking turns at their own show-stopping numbers. If it's too much of a...
Full Review

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie is a total blast, and what a surprise.
Full Review

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Chicago is the zingiest, most inventive movie of its kind since "Cabaret."
Full Review

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
The usually quiet Zellweger is the revelation: Like her character, the actress seems happily amazed to find herself crossing a polished...
Full Review

USA Today

By Mike Clark
More than any other example in recent memory, Chicago shows how much the element of surprise is missing from today's movies.
Full Review

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Chicago, based on Bob Fosse's Broadway smash, kills.
Full Review

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Freshly transplanted from the stage, is a thrilling ode to the intertwined glories of sex, showmanship, and lying: what the film calls...
Full Review

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
An exuberant, appropriately cynical reinvention of the stalwart Broadway hit that deftly straddles the line between old-fashioned Hollywood...
Full Review

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Throw bouquets at Marshall, who instead of dissecting it to death, neatly resurrects the Hollywood musical.
Full Review

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is a dazzling song and dance extravaganza, with just enough words to support the music and allow everyone to catch their breath...
Full Review


By jwelch5742
It was great film. Wonderful Performances for Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger, great Costume Design, Art Direction, Film Editing and great Sound Mixing....


By moviepatrick2
fun witty and all around fantastic...

A Razzle-Dazzler

By Moviedude
Chicago is absolutely dazzling.Tremendous acting love the songs,can easily see why it won Best Picture way back in 2002....


By thx2themax
The music, the story - it's a must again and again!...

Razzle Dazzle

By rencar06
I am not a fan of musicals but I LOVED Chicago!...

Roxie rox CHicago cold

By weatherman07
Renee Zellwreger and Catherine Zeta Jones star in a great movie highly enjoyable especially with Richard Gere and John C. Riely also Queen Latifah was great too....


By chrisratesmovie
"Chicago" the film. The brialiance in craft of this musicall film deserves the consice review that I can give. It is seductive and fun. "Chicago" is brialitantly acted and daring. Not only does it...


By candratlilbims
Great movie!:)...


its about damn time a musical masterpiece came out! i mean renee gets fucked, catherine kills and queen sings. how ******* long will it be until another movie comes out like this? 5? maybe 10...

CHICAGO Sizzles and Scores!!!

By lugubriousthespian
Rob Marshall's film version of the Broadway fav CHICAGO ( which he himself directed the very pared down revival in the late 90s ) certainly pulls out ALL the stops for this high-voltage cinematic...