10 best movies like Chicago (2002)

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Chicago 2002
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.
List of the best movies like Chicago (2002): Zoolander 2, Anna Nicole, Don Verdean, Avengement, Buffaloed, Burlesque, The Man with the Golden Arm, Jersey Boys, The Motive, Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For.

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Zoolander 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, short, detective
CountryUSA, Italy

Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

Anna Nicole (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, biography

Voluptuous beauty Anna Nicole Smith marries an elderly millionaire and poses for Playboy, but after her husband's death, her excessive drinking, pill-popping and weight fluctuations take their toll.

Don Verdean (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure

Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.

Avengement (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.

Buffaloed (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama

Set in the underworld of debt-collecting, homegrown hustler Peg Dahl will do anything to escape Buffalo, NY.

Burlesque (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue

The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime

A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.

Jersey Boys (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music, biography

From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and many more.

The Motive (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountrySpain, Mexico

Álvaro, a man obsessed with the idea of writing what he brands as “high literature,” manipulates the lives and feelings of the people around him to write about the consequences caused by his devious acts.

Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecrime, detective

A brilliant crossword puzzle editor (Chabert) finds her life turned upside-down when she is pulled into a police investigation after several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes. Proving her innocence means leaving the comfort of her sheltered world and working with a tough police detective (Elliott), puzzling through clues together in order to crack the case, as the two are fish out of water in each other's worlds.

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Bobby Jasoos (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, comedy, drama

A film that celebrates the aspiration of Bobby, who wants to become the number one detective in the old city area of Hyderabad.

Velayudham (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2

An ordinary milkman is forced to become the fictional character Velayudham who takes on the scum of the earth.

The Cotton Club (1984)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, music

Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.

Fisherman’s Friends (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.

TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime

Set in the rich Tekken universe, Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D follows Xiaoyu Ling, seasoned martial artist and high school student, tasked by the G Corporation to infiltrate an international school in Kyoto to gather information on the mysterious student Shin Kamiya. Before she can make any progress in the investigation, Shin is kidnapped by an unknown assailant. Digging deeper into Shin’s background in an attempt to rescue him, Xiaoyu learns about the frightening underbelly of the Mishima Zaibatsu. Jin Kazama, Kazuya Mishima… and the late Heihachi Mishima’s conspiracy that’s stained with blood.

Waltz for Monica (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography

"Monica Z" is a biopic about the Swedish singer and actress Monica Zetterlund focusing on her journey from a job as a telephone operator in a small town in Sweden to stardom in the clubs of New York and Stockholm.

The Kitchen (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada

After a group of Irish mobsters in Hell's Kitchen are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place—and do as good of a job, if not better.

Hindsight (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea

A young assassin is sent to kill a retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him.

Power (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime

A successful New York entrepreneur lives a double life as the head of a drug empire that serves only the rich and influential, all while wanting to escape the underworld and keep his family safe.

Danger One (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime

While transporting a dying man to the hospital, two paramedics find a million dollars in cash sewn into his clothing. When the man dies, they decide to keep it, setting them on a path for a hellish night of violence and mayhem.

Gotti (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

Light Up! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1

Alevtina Romanova is a warden in the woman's colony, and the only thing that is different from her «iron lady» image is her voice - a voice which even a notable opera diva would envy. However, Alevtina has been ashamed of her talent since the times she was a kid and nowadays, preliminarily making sure no one's around, she rarely sings for herself. Despite the fact that Alevtina is trying to stay invisible, one of the prisoners secretly records her singing on video by a cellphone and puts it online. The tape becomes a real sensation, and soon Alevtina is invited to Moscow to participate in the main singing show on national television. A sincere desire to change her life awakens inside Alevtina but she's not ready to compete in the show at all. The only person who could train her voice and prepare her for the performance is that very prisoner, who recorded the video, who turns out to be a singer in the past.

Streltsov (2020)
Genremelodrama, sport

By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated breath, expects victory from the national team at the upcoming World Cup where Streltsov is to face the great Brazilian football player Pelé. However, two days before the departure of the team, the sportsman’s enemies manage to destroy his career. When the door to big sport seems to be closed for good, Streltsov has to re-enter the field and prove that he is a true champion who is worth everybody’s love.

On the Beat (2011)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music

This is the story Delphine Lamarre, a young woman trying to focus on the way to dance rather than focused on her university studies. It will pass through trials and consequences facing choices.

The Courier (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

This intense action-thriller unfolds in real time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. Gary Oldman stars as a vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier to unknowingly deliver a poison-gas bomb to slay Nick, but after she rescues Nick from certain death, the duo must confront an army of ruthless hired killers in order to survive the night.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Blancanieves (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountrySpain, Belgium, France

A black and white silent movie, based on the Snow White fairy tale, that is set in a romantic version of 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.

Miss Nobody (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, crime

A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.

Guilty of Romance (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama

A detective probes the brutal murder of a woman in a red light district while a housewife hides her double life as a prostitute from her husband.

StreetDance 2 (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom

After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.