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Writer (WGA):
Claudia Salter (written by)
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6 August 2004 (USA) See more »
Chronicles the rise and fall of pop king Michael Jackson. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Flex Alexander ... Michael Jackson

Eugene Clark ... Bobby

Amy Sloan ... Holly
Krista Rae ... Lisa Marie
Patricia Idlette ... Kat
Lynne Cormack ... Liz
Brendan Prost ... Manny

Peter Onorati ... Ziggy

April Telek ... Debbie (as April Amber Telek)

Robert Seeliger ... Holly's Producer
Steven Saunders ... Sara's Son

Barbara Mamabolo ... Janet
Roxanne Wong ... Rebecca

David LeReaney ... Jack

Daniel Libman ... Dr. Goodman (as Dan Libman)
Frederic Tucker ... Joe (as Fred Tucker)
Aidan Wilks ... David
Marlene Saunders ... Sara
Michael Tod ... Sick Boy

Brooklynn Proulx ... Paris

Greg Lawson ... Old Detective #1
William S. Taylor ... Johnny Cochran (as William Taylor)
Marty Antonini ... Old Detective #2 (as Marti Antoni)
Kurtis Sanheim ... Young Detective (as Kurtis Sandheim)

Brennan Gademans ... Young Michael (as Brennan Paul Gademans)

Jason Griffith ... Jermaine (as Jase Anthony Griffith)

Gerrick Winston ... Tito

Tom Carey ... Director - Pepsi Commercial
Lou Poulos ... Gardner

Jesse Lipscombe ... James

Brian Martell ... Thomas (as Brian Martel)
Stephen Hair ... Elder #1
David Joseph ... Fake Michael - Mexican
Brian Copping ... Elder #2
Frank Takacs ... Mr. Jay
Keith White ... Butler

Samantha Kaine ... Diana Ross (as Samantha Banton)
Hugh Delaney ... Judge

Jacey Mah ... Junkie (as Jacey Ma)
Talon Dunbar ... Little Boy (as Talon Ryan Dunbar)
Carrie Schiffler ... Surgeon
Theresa Browning ... Woman of the House
Fernando Arbelaez ... Judge - Dominican
Denise Willis-Jones ... Mrs. Jay

Peter Skagen ... Attorney
Cedric De Souza ... Bashir (as Cedric DeSouza)
Suzanne Delaney ... Sick Boy's Mother

Connor Schmidt ... Lisa's Boy
Keanna Dubé ... Lisa's Daughter (as Keanna Dube)
Connor Robinson ... Prince #1
Ron Carothers ... Elder #3 (as Ron Corothers)

Jameson Trenholm ... Junkie #2 (as JamesonTrenholm)
Reamonn Joshee ... Junkie #1 (as Roamonn Joshee)
Jeff Scott ... Stage Manager
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Greg Farkas ... Male Dancer
Madison Lindstrom ... Baseball Girl

Chad Riley ... Dance Crew Member
Linda Kee ... Nanny (uncredited)
Duncan Pattillo ... Bodyguard (uncredited)

Troy Rudolph ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
Chris Scheuerman ... Security Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Allan Moyle 
Writing credits
Claudia Salter (written by)

Produced by
Michael Frislev .... producer
Jon Katzman .... executive producer
Jeff Lynas .... associate producer
John Morayniss .... executive producer
Chad Oakes .... producer
Joey Plager .... executive producer (as Joseph Plager)
Christine Shipton .... co-producer
Original Music by
Bruce Leitl 
Cinematography by
David Greene (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Bridget Durnford 
Casting by
Stacy Alexander  (as Stacey Alexander)
Jackie Lind 
Production Design by
John Blackie 
Set Decoration by
Linda Williams 
Costume Design by
Linda Kemp  (as Linda Camp)
Makeup Department
Pamela M. Athayde .... makeup artist: Flex Alexander (as Pamela Athayde)
Caroline Dehner .... hair designer
Tania El Zahr .... makeup artist
Joel Harlow .... makeup consultant
Rob Hinderstein .... makeup consultant
Cathy Olshaski .... assistant hair stylist
Joanne Preece .... assistant makeup artist
Debbie Vandelaar .... makeup artist
Production Management
Richard J. Anobile .... post-production supervisor
Chris Danton .... production manager (as Christopher J. Danton)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alex Burnett .... third assistant director
Jesse Cooper .... assistant director
Gerry Dubbin .... splinter unit director
Ehud Ellman .... first assistant director
Troy Rudolph .... trainee assistant director
Karen Sowiak .... second assistant director
Craig Wallace .... splinter unit director
Art Department
Tara Bartlette .... buyer
Daria Belkov .... on-set dresser
Doug Blackie .... co-property master
Michelle Kearns .... set dresser
Brian Kent .... co-property master
Andrew MacDonald .... set dresser
Erin Olinger .... assistant art director (as Erin Garson)
Shelly Schwieder .... lead dresser
Landin Walsh .... set dresser
Kimberley Zaharko .... assistant art director (as Kim Zaharko)
Sound Department
Per Asplund .... sound mixer
Richard Calistan .... adr editor
Richard Calistan .... adr recordist
Garrell Clark .... cable puller (as Gerry Clark)
Garrell Clark .... second boom (as Gerry Clark)
Steve Copley .... foley mixer
Marvyn Dennis .... dialogue editor
Alfie DiPucchio .... adr assistant (as Alfie DiPuchio)
Jim Eustace .... foley assistant
Steve Foster .... sound re-recording mixer (as Stephen Foster)
Rob Hegedus .... dialogue editor (as Robert 'Radar' Hegedus)
Rob Hegedus .... supervising sound editor (as Robert 'Radar' Hegedus)
Kevin Howard .... sound designer
Kevin Howard .... supervising sound effects editor
John Laing .... sound effects editor
John Loranger .... first assistant sound editor
Jason MacNeill .... first assistant sound editor
Eliah Matthew .... boom operator
Giancarlo Petroni .... sound re-recording mixer
John Sievert .... foley artist
Virginia Storey .... foley artist
Paul Williamson .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Leo Wieser .... special effects coordinator
Leo Wieser .... special effects supervisor
Nicki Cammaert .... stunt actor: Girl #1 (as Nikki Cammart)
Tom Eirikson .... stunt coordinator
Billie Fortier .... stunt actor: Girl #2 (as Billy Sue Fortier)
Skylar Mantler .... stunt actor: Girl #3
Camera and Electrical Department
John Adshead .... key grip (as John Ashead)
Blair Bourque .... grip: splinter unit
Jarrett Craig .... first assistant camera: splinter unit
Derek Fyfe .... first assistant camera
Dennis Head .... generator operator
Deborah Heslop .... camera trainee
Chris Kosloski .... grip
Chris Large .... still photographer
Corey Lee .... best boy grip
Mick Lipohar .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Keith Marion .... electrician
Ian Matheson .... camera operator: 'b' camera
Rik Milner .... grip (as Rik Milnar)
Curtis Otte .... electrician
Hiram Schmerer .... second assistant camera: 'b' camera
Christopher G. Sprague .... gaffer (as Chris Sprauge)
Susan Strembitsky .... second assistant camera
Rob Turko .... best boy electric
Landin Walsh .... lamp operator
Richard Wilmot .... camera operator: "a" camera
Craig Wrobleski .... camera operator: "b" camera
Craig Wrobleski .... director of photography: second unit
Animation Department
Jayson Whitmore .... animator: main title animation
Casting Department
Curtis Cripps .... extras casting assistant
Marcy Dichter .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mads Ascanius .... cutter
Colleen Bryant .... set supervisor
Gaylene Fisher .... extras costumer
Stacey Frislew .... costume buyer (as Stacey Frislev)
Debi Miller .... costume truck supervisor (as Debra Miller)
Kathleen Morley .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Brian Lovery .... dailies colorist
Douglas Piepgrass .... first assistant editor (as Doug Piepgrass)
Adrian Saywell .... telecine assistant
Music Department
Andrea Higgins .... music supervisor
Spyros Poulos .... composer: additional music
Ron Proulx .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Grant Bassingthwhite .... driver: honeywagon #2 (as Grant Bassingthwaithe)
Mel Brown .... driver: cable truck
Perry Burrell .... driver: cast
Jim Estrick .... driver: fuel truck (as Tim Estrick)
Mark Jones .... driver: camera truck
Sergio Lever .... driver: honeywagon #1
Rick Martini .... driver: grip truck
Ralph McCoy .... transportation coordinator
Lynn Patterson .... driver: cast
Rene A. Poissant .... driver: set dec truck (as Rene Poissant)
Bobbi June Radford .... transportation captain (as Bobbie-June Radford)
Tom Robertson .... driver: props/set dec
Jackie Simpson .... driver: star trailer
Rob Tucker .... driver: cast
Other crew
Colin Allen .... location production assistant
Pia Athayde .... production accountant
Jay Daniel Beechinor .... assistant: M. Frislev/C. Oakes (as Jay Beechinor)
Shari Cohen .... completion guarantee: Film Finances Canada
Gerry Dubbin .... assistant: Allan Moyle
Kari Dunlop .... vice president: Everything
Christopher Lawrence Evans .... production assistant
Sean Finnan .... location production assistant
Annette Grot .... production financing: Lewis Horowitz Organization
Peter Gurr .... security
Jill Heather .... production coordinator
Deborah Heslop .... assistant to producers: pre-production
Edsel Hilchie .... location manager
Ed Huery .... assistant location manager
Jesse D. Ikeman .... consultant
Gordon Imlach .... publicist
Shirley Irvine .... craft service
Shirley Irvine .... first aid
Scott Kennedy .... completion guarantee: Film Finances Canada
Matthieu Leblan .... main title design (as Matt Leblan)
Joanne Levy .... executive: Craig Media, Inc.
Kara Lindquist .... assistant: John Morayniss
Elizabeth Madariaga .... assistant: John Morayniss
Nancy Joy McDonald .... script supervisor (as Nancy McDonald)
Brock McPherson .... location production assistant
Patrick Moss .... assistant: Joseph Plager
Samantha Nottingham-Carew .... accounting assistant
Samantha Nottingham-Carew .... post-production accountant
Jennifer Omoth .... payroll
John Robinson .... business & legal affairs: production
Sheena Ross .... assistant production coordinator
Sherrie Scherger .... choreographer
Chris Scheuerman .... script supervisor: splinter unit
John Yarmchuck .... trainee production coordinator (as John Yarmchuk)
Jessica Bursi .... special thanks
Melissa Cobb .... special thanks
Jed Elinoff .... special thanks
Shannon Horan .... special thanks
Larry Madaras .... special thanks
Liz Skoler .... special thanks
Scott Thomas .... special thanks

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Additional Details

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements
87 min
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Did You Know?

Throughout the film, several crew members appear as extras in a number of scenes.See more »
Factual errors: Katherine Jackson has a limp from polio, yet in the movie she walks perfectly.See more »
Michael Jackson:[Having just dangled his baby out the window] I just wanted to share Blanket with the World.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983) (V)See more »
SouvenirSee more »


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21 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
My two year old could've wrote a better movie than this, 14 January 2005
Author: Unbreakable27 from United States

Although I'm a Michael Jackson fan, I look at things very objectively.

As a fan, I hope he did not do what he is accused of, and I am happy that he was proved innocent on all charges.

First let me start off by saying trying to make a movie about Michael Jackson without 'Beat It' or 'Billie Jean' is like trying to make a hamburger without ground beef.

Not even one little "I'm Bad, you know it."

But since this movie was not made with MJ's blessing they could not use any of his music.

I really came into this movie expecting to see a sequel to "An American Dream".

Boy was I sorely disappointed.

If you're going to make a movie at least have your actors resemble the people they are portraying a LITTTLE!

Jeez! And Elizabeth Taylor around the time MJ was accused the first time in 93 hasn't looked that young in well....forever.

Flex as Michael Jackson? Lord where did the person who casted this movie get his start? I hope he doesn't cast his other projects this poorly.

My choice for Michael Jackson would have been one of his widely known impersonators like Edward Moss (the guy from Scary Movie 3. Even out of make-up, Moss resembles a Thriller-era Mike.

And although the movie tries to portray MJ positively and show us things from his side, it's so full of pity for MJ you almost forget that he had nothing to do with this movie.

The movie can't even get it's relationships right.

Janet and Michael are and always have been close, but he was never buddy-buddy with her first husband James DeBarge.

In fact, Michael doesn't even acknowledge the guy as a former brother-in-law.

No closeness between Michael and Jermaine. Jermaine is the brother that Michael is closest to.

And this movie is so chronologically displaced, it's not even funny. Furthermore, this movie portrayed Joe Jackson to be an asshole. He was in fact strict and very disciplined oriented but he still loves his boys. Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs plays Joe a lot better. He was hard on them but there was a few good father/son moments between him and various sons. In 'Jacksons: An American Dream" where Michael is upset about Jermaine leaving the group and his about to perform for the first time without him, Joe pats Mike on the shoulder and says, "Mike, he'll be back someday."

And when he and Kate rush to the hospital after Michael is burned and the reporter asks him how does he feel about it,




This movie just made Joe to be a completely heartless prick. It practically jumps straight from the 93 allegation to the Bashir interview in 2003. Then to the baby incident, which was in 2002.

What the hell?

How are you going to jump back a year?

I could talk about how bad this movie was all night, but who the hell's got the time?

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