Chicago (2002) Poster



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Version of 

Chicago (1927)
Roxie Hart (1942)


Pollyanna (1920)
Metropolis (1927)
Pandora's Box (1929)
The Big House (1930)
When Roxie is first taken to jail a guard asks her "...morphine, opium, cocaine?" The same was done in The Big House.
The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951) (TV Series)
Cabaret (1972)
All That Jazz (1979)
All That Jazz film takes its title from a song in the 1975 Broadway musical "Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville." When Kate calls Joe at the hospital from backstage, the song playing in background is "We Both Reached For The Gun" from the same source.
Pennies from Heaven (1981)
Musical numbers happening in characters' minds
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Great Performances: Dance in America: From Broadway: Fosse (2001) (TV Episode)
song Nowadays, from the play, is performed

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Queen Latifah/Ms. Dynamite (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Saturday Night Live: Salma Hayek/Christina Aguilera (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Salma Hayek
Voodoo Vince (2003) (Video Game)
In the remastered version, an achievement (called "All That Jazz") references this film.
Friends: The One Where Ross Is Fine (2003) (TV Episode)
Ross is told by Joey that he had undressed dancing to the soundtrack of this film when he was drunk the night before.
Absolutely Fabulous: Cleanin' (2003) (TV Episode)
Edina mentions 'Chicago' to Emma Bunton
Saturday Night Live: Halle Berry/Britney Spears (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
Absolutely Fabulous: Birthin' (2003) (TV Episode)
Katy Grin mentions 'Chicago'
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Announcer mentions Renée Zellweger's prior nominations
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
Actors turn down roles: John Travolta - "Chicago"
King of the Hill: Stressed for Success (2004) (TV Episode)
Kelly Clarkson lists celebrities info
Biography: Richard Gere (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips within Show
Game Over: 'Resident Evil' Reanimated (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case and poster are shown in a video store.
Arrested Development: The Immaculate Election (2005) (TV Episode)
Buster re-enacts his favourite film, Chicago.
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
One man compares the movie to Enron
Saturday Night Live: Catherine Zeta-Jones/Franz Ferdinand (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.67 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Actors & Actresses" category
The Silence (2006) (TV Movie)
poster seen in front window of video store
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Mentioned by Dion Beebe.
Pulse (2006)
mattie has a poster for this movie in her room
Saturday Night Live: John C. Reilly/My Chemical Romance (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Lipton (Will Ferrell)
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Referenced by name
HBO First Look: The Making of 'Dreamgirls' (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
The Beyoncé Experience: Live (2007) (Video)
the girls perform a skit based on Cell Block Tango
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Getaway: Episode #17.15 (2008) (TV Episode)
A DVD of this movie is shown in a promotion of other movies starring Renée Zellweger available at BigPond Movies.
Kevin Smith: Sold Out - A Threevening with Kevin Smith (2008) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
It is referred to in the Broadway meeting segment.
Hooking Up (2009)
There's a poster on the wall in one of the kids' room.
Dancing with the Stars: Round Nine (2009) (TV Episode)
Bruno mentions the film, comparing Shawn to Catherine Zeta-Jones
Dance Your Ass Off: Lights, Camera, Dance! (2009) (TV Episode)
Trice mentions the movie by name.
Fame (2009)
several references to this musical
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Close to Me (2009) (TV Episode)
Declan refers to the film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.64 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Celebrity Cards"
Liza's at the Palace (2009) (TV Movie)
Liza asked the audience if they seen the movie Chicago.
Chance Pe Dance (2010)
poster on wall
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
Oh! My Lady: Episode #1.11 (2010) (TV Episode)
One of three DVDs Mr Yoo takes from his glove box to give to MIn-woo.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Shrek Forever After/Survival of the Dead/Holy Rollers (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown to introduce Queen Latifah
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.80 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that John C. Reilly was in the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End: Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
also directed by Rob Marshall
The Apprentice: Broadway Boardroom (2010) (TV Episode)
Someone wonders why Kelly hasn't rented/watched Chicago
Glee: The Substitute (2010) (TV Episode)
Lea Michele and Gwyneth Paltrow's characters recreate the "Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag"-sequence as seen in the movie
Burlesque (2010)
Ali imagines herself singing onstage during "Diamond's Are a Girl's Best Friend" as Roxie does during Velma's "All That Jazz" number.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbest Spiderman Moments (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is an outtake from the movie Chicago"
Gossip Girl: The Kids Stay in the Picture (2011) (TV Episode)
Carol suggests it as theme for the Rhodes women portrait and says Lily could play Roxie Hart because she was in jail.
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Rock's Way"
Excused: Jazz Hands on Me (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the guys.
Nostalgia Critic: Moulin Rouge (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies looking to bring back the movie musical.
Hvem vil være millionær?: Julespecial (2011) (TV Episode)
The film was a option in a question
Suburgatory: Out in the Burbs (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.201 (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Role Call" category
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Catherine Zeta-Jones performs "All That Jazz." Mentioned in the "Here's to the Losers" song.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Snatch Game (2013) (TV Episode)
Ian references "Roxie" during the mini challenge.
Honest Trailers: Les misérables (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Austin & Ally: Real Life & Reel Life (2013) (TV Episode)
The cast mimicks a typical musical performace from this movie, and the play it's based on while singing "Did the Operation Work?"
Chicago in the Spotlight: A Retrospective with the Cast and Crew (2014) (Video)
Anniversary documentary about the film.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
mentioned in award ceremony footage (Best Picture winner)
Drop Dead Diva: Sister Act (2014) (TV Episode)
Teri tells Jane that tonight she is singing "Cell Block Tango" from the musical.
Schmo Boat (2015) (Short)
Referenced in dialogue.
The Cinema Snob: Staying Alive (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob references that John Travolta turned down this movie which eventually went to Richard Gere.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Queen Latifah/Rashida Jones/Chef Daniel Humm (2015) (TV Episode)
Queen Latifah mentions her earlier movie with the producers of The Wiz Live! (2015)
Strictly Come Dancing: The Quarter-Final: Musicals Special (2015) (TV Episode)
The film's "Cell Block Tango" routine is recreated.
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.9 (2016) (TV Episode)
All That Jazz is re-enacted by Hana Holisová.
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #2.12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned numerous times and the final song was re-enacted by Markéta Procházková and Ivana Jiresová.
Step (2017)
Discussion of the movie and movie poster scene
Asmrbebexo: The ASMR Library Roleplay Books Typing Whispers (2017) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown and is talked about.
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
mentioned by announcer when Colleen Atwood won Best Costume Design
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.7 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tatiana Vilhelmová.
The Question Jury: Episode #2.2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.11 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
The Question Jury: Episode #2.19 (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.

Featured in 

The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "All That Jazz" is #98 on the list.
Broadway: The American Musical (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Featured in Episode Five
Broadway: The American Musical: Tradition: 1957-1979 (2004) (TV Episode)
The final musical number with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger is shown.
Reel Paradise (2005)
a film clip of this film is in Paradise Reel
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Clips from the film were shown during the show.
From Stage to Screen: The History of Chicago (2005) (Video)
Documentary about the making of this film
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips featured during montage.
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s (2009) (Video)
features clips from this film.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Villain Songs (2010) (TV Episode)
#4 is "Cell Block Tango" (referred to as "He Had it Comin'")
Hollywood's Top Ten: Musicals (2010) (TV Episode)
Taking #8 as the top movie musicals
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.64 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Queen Latifah films
Hollywood's Top Ten: Hit the Dance Floor (2011) (TV Episode)
Runner-Up segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Richard Gere films
Music Movies: Chicago (2012) (TV Episode)
movie's soundtrack is reviewed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of John C. Reilly films
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Renegade Cut: Chicago (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage


Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellwegger play a wicked and murderous version, respectively, of Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe characters.
The Cotton Club (1984)
intercutting of tap dance with murder/court debate

Spoofed in 

Game of Thrones: The Red Keep Tango (2015) (Video)
Song re-created with different words
Saturday Night Live: Aziz Ansari/Big Sean (2017) (TV Episode)
'Roxy' spoofed as 'Conway'
Gotham: A Dark Knight: Let Them Eat Pie (2017) (TV Episode)
The Meet Pie Tango is a spoof the Cell Block Tango

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