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Michael Jackson: Bad (1987)

Michael Jackson's music video for his song "Bad".

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writer:

Richard Price
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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Jackson ... Darryl
Adam Nathan Adam Nathan ... Tip
Pedro Sanchez Pedro Sanchez ... Nelson
Wesley Snipes ... Mini Max
Gregory Holtz Sr. ... Cowboy
Jaime Perry Jaime Perry ... Ski
Paul Calderon ... Dealer
Alberto Alejandrino Alberto Alejandrino ... Hispanic Man
Horace Bailey Horace Bailey ... Street Bum
Marvin Foster Marvin Foster ... Crack Customer
Roberta Flack ... Darryl's Mother
Dennis Price Dennis Price ... Conductor
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Michael Jackson's music video for his song "Bad".

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Genres:

Short | Crime | Drama | Music

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Michael Jackson: Bad See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Optimum Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The short film as Jackson liked to call his music videos is 18 minutes and 19 seconds, however there is a shorter version of the song not including the short film and goes straight to the music. See more »

Quotes

Darryl: You ain't bad, you ain't nothing. You ain't nothing!
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Alternate Versions

A short version of the music video takes about 4 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Blade II (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad
Lyrics and Music by Michael Jackson
Performed by Michael Jackson (vocals)
Produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson
(C) 1987 Mijac Music
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Change the world Tomorrow...
28 June 2003 | by Max_J_TottySee all my reviews

Michael had changed a lot from the time of thriller to this video...his skin was lighter and his features seemed to have changed...but who cares, Bad is still awesome and directed by Martin Scorsese! the song is really catchy and Michael's dancing is very tough and sharp, Wesley snipes makes an appearance also...10/10 Michael delivered the goods with this


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