• Michael Jackson's This Is It (2009)

Michael Jackson's This Is It

Release Date: October 28th, 2009

DVD Release Date: January 26th, 2010

PG |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Prior to his untimely death, Jackson was in the midst of preparing for a series of sold-out concerts that were scheduled to take place in London during the summer of 2009. Behind-the-scenes footage, filmed between March and June of 2009, captures the pop superstar in intimate detail as he developed and rehearsed for the "This Is It" tour.

Cast: Michael Jackson, Orianthi , Darryl Phinnessee, Timor Steffens, Dreya Weber, Kenny Ortega

Director: Kenny Ortega

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Los Angeles, Heartwarming, 2000s, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A spectacular record of rehearsals for a show that wasn't to be. show more

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    What this strange yet strangely beguiling film does is capture one of pop culture's great entertainers in the feverish grips of pure creativity. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Michael Jackson's This Is It looks beyond the reconstructed face and spindly body of the late King of Pop and basks in his meteoric light. show more

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