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Moonwalker (1988)

Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big (Joe Pesci).

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Michael
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Sean
Kellie Parker ...
Katie
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Zeke 'Baby Bad' Michael (as Brandon Adams)
Ben Aaron ...
Maestro (as Ben Hoag)
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Dancer (segment 'Badder')
Brent Kelly ...
Jay O'Connor
Danial Brown
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Asian Madam (segment "Smooth Criminal")
Jose Chaidez
Garland Spencer ...
Dancer (segment 'Badder')
D.J. Dellos ...
Dancer (segment 'Badder')
Dylan Stewart ...
Ellan
Dove Dellos ...
Dancer (segment 'Badder')
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Storyline

A movie that starts out with the "Man in the Mirror" music video, it then changes to a montage of video clips of Michael's career. Next comes a parody of his Bad video by children, and then Michael is chased by fans in a fantasy sequence. 2 more videos are shown, and then a movie in which Michael plays a hero with magical powers. In it he is chased by drug dealer Mr. Big and saves three children. Videos included in the movie are "Smooth Criminal" and "Come Together". Written by Tony Meier

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A Movie Like No Other See more »


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29 October 1988 (Japan)  »

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Badder  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

While filming the scene outside the night club of Brandon Adams dancing, Michael Jackson sat just out of camera range, cracking up uncontrollably. See more »

Goofs

While Michael is performing "Come Together" his white shirt is ripped to his chest, then to his pants, then not ripped at all, then ripped to his pants, and so on throughout the whole performance. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Big: There, get him! Come on, get him! Kill him, KILL HIM! Let's see how cool he is now.
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Soundtracks

Thriller
Written by Rod Temperton
Performed by Michael Jackson
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Good old times !

I was a kid .. crazy about Michael Jackson. His music, his dancing .. He was and is the greatest of all times. Few days ago a friend gave me a present .. "Moonwalker" DVD .. I just couldn't believe it! So I took my time and saw the movie again.. After a lot of years, and it kicked me back in time. I almost cried. Not because of Michael Jackson but of the good old times I remembered back than when I went to his concerts, enjoying music and dancing. The movie gave me some other perspective than back then when i was a kid. You can truly see the parody that Michael went through his life. Thank You Michael Jackson to bring me back to those great times, to Your great music and dancing. It's a shame that people has forgotten You .. I didn't because You gave me great moments with your music .. All the best to You where ever You are out there ..


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