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Moonwalker (1988) Poster

(1988)

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Spin-off 

Moonwalker (1989) (Video Game)
The video game is based on the movie.
Moonwalker (1990) (Video Game)
Moonwalker (1990) (Video Game)

References 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
During the studio back lot foot chase Michael hides out in a costume storage room. The pan which ultimately reveals the rabbit costume he will wear also includes the mask of The Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of Oz (1939).
Turbo Teen (1984) (TV Series)
(car sequence)
Captain EO (1986) (Short)
Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) (TV Series)
There is a scene in Moonwalker in which Michael Jackson turns into Pee-Wee Herman.

Referenced in 

Percy tårar (1996) (TV Mini-Series)
Willard (2003)
The Sims: Bustin' Out (2003) (Video Game)
Oxygen sleeping chambers
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
(Rabbit in "Speed Demon" section)
SMS Diary: Marble Madness (2007) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned briefly, about how the game based off of this was a possible game to be reviewed for the episode.
Nostalgia Critic: The Pagemaster (2009) (TV Episode)
At the beginning, the Critic thinks he's reviewing this film.
Nostalgia Critic: Sidekicks (2009) (TV Episode)
Critic claims this movie to be as self-indulgent as Sidekicks
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Fortunate Son (2009) (TV Episode)
"Suck it, Smooth Criminal!"
In a Spiral State (2009)
One of the characters pays homage to Michael Jackson's look in the 'Smooth Criminal' video. Also there are references to angels, transformation, and the stars in the sky mixing with people in an audience.
This Is It (2009)
choreography and setting from "Smooth Criminal"
Board James: Deadly Danger Dungeon (2010) (TV Episode)
Board James mentions a lost customize board game that he made based off of this movie.
The Kings of Mykonos (2010)
When Tzimy tries to get Steve to take part in the traditional dance, Steve replies that he prefers "the moonwalk"
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Rescuers Down Under (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy examines the filmography of Bruce Broughton
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Secret of My Excess (2011) (TV Episode)
Cheerilee gives Spike a white fedora that matches the one Michael Jackson wears in "Smooth Criminal".
Nostalgia Critic: The Wiz (2012) (TV Episode)
Todd suggests reviewing this, but the Critic says he already did it.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: AVGN Games (2013) (TV Episode)
The Moonwalker Michael Jackson appears in one of the fan artworks.
Neighbours: Episode #1.6972 (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions the moonwalk

Features 

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
(singing segment)
Ben (1972)
Thriller (1983) (TV Short)

Featured in 

Zomergasten: Episode #3.3 (1990) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
The Chipmunks: Rockin' Through the Decades (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips from Moonwalker are shown during the 80's segment
Nostalgia Critic: Moonwalker (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Michael Jackson Memorial (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Vamos a por vosotros (2011) (TV Movie)
clip shown in opening credits

Spoofs 

Bad (1987) (Video)

Spoofed in 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect: Part 2 (1990) (TV Episode)
Carlton's fantasy sequence as a hero plays out similar to Michael Jackson's character in Moonwalker, complete with "Smooth Criminal" soundalike song
Frankenström (2001) (Video)
Teemu does "Moonwalk" during a shoot-out.

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Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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