Song of the Day #4,449: ‘We Both Reached For the Gun’ – Chicago cast

Continuing my personal ranking of the 25 movie musicals deemed essential by the American Film Institute…

#7. Funny Girl – 1968
(#16 on the AFI list)

I’ve already written about how much I loved Barbra Streisand’s performance in this great film.

#6. Chicago – 2002
(#12 on the AFI list)

The most recent movie on the AFI list, director Rob Marshall’s Chicago is credited with sparking a revival of the musical genre in the 2000s, after it had been largely relegated to the world of animation.

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