Michael Jackson's This Is It

Movie information

Rated PG: Parental Guidance Suggested (Some Material May Not Be Suitable for Children) -- Rated PG for some suggestive choreography and scary images.
Released on:
October 28, 2009 (Wed)   

Previously Announced Release Dates:
October 30, 2009


Status: Released

Director: Kenny Ortega

Genre: Documentary, Music
About the film:
"Michael Jackson's This Is It" will offer Jackson fans and music lovers worldwide a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts that would have taken place beginning this summer in London's O2 Arena. Chronicling the months from April through June, 2009, the film is produced with the full support of the Estate of Michael Jackson and drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, featuring Jackson rehearsing a number of his songs for the show. Audiences will be given a privileged and private look at Jackson as he has never been seen before. In raw and candid detail, "Michael Jackson's This Is It" captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius and great artist at work as he creates and perfects his final show. Kenny Ortega, who was both Michael Jackson's creative partner and the director of the stage show is also directing the film, which is being produced by Randy Phillips, Kenny Ortega and Paul Gongaware. Executive producers are John Branca and John McClain. The film will be distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures Releasing. Tickets for the limited two-week engagement of the film go on sale beginning September 27.
Rated PG for some suggestive choreography and scary images.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $23.23 mil. (3481 theaters) | Domestic Total: $72.09 mil.No. 1 Movie at the Box Office
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michael gurden – milton keynes
October 21, 2009 - 09:24

michael jackson is gay

Shawn – Illinois
October 18, 2009 - 05:38

Yeah ok and im James Dean!

jose – spartanburg
September 17, 2009 - 16:31
Subject: this is it

I can dance better than michael jackson