Michael Jackson's: This is It
A documentary and concert video rolled into one featuring the King of Pop.
Production Year: 2009
February 12, 2015 18:00 (KSA) ~ February 12, 2015 17:00 (CLT)
Just weeks prior to Michael Jackson's widely anticipated worldwide tour, the singer died tragically while sleeping. Rumors had circulated that Jackson was frail and weak, but video recordings of the musician's rehearsals showed a vibrant, unquestionably fit individual. The tour was expected to rejuvenateJackson's career following a minor slump, and by most accounts it would have succeeded.
The film follows Michael as he prepared for the tour, documenting the entertainer's relentless perfectionism and unparalleled creativity. It also contains the singer's final stage performances, including dozens of breathtaking live special effects and behind the scenes footage with those who were to makethe event a reality.
Michael Jackson's This Is It was nominated for a BET Award and a Teen Choice Award. The picture earned $261 million internationally, quadrupling its $60 million budget.
- Michael Jackson
- irected by: Kenny Ortega
- Rating: Rated PG for some suggestive choreography and scary images.