Michael Jackson's This Is It

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Concert film documents King of Pop's final labor of love.

PG 2009 112 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 21 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 49 reviews

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age 9+

a must for any Michael Jackson fan

Some kids think well into their teenage years that rock singers, rodeo cowboys, circus performers and other entertainers have jobs that are all just fun and games. Nothing could be further from the truth. This movie will show kids the hard work that people in such jobs must go through. This is particularly true for those who perform with such big stars as Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, as people expect more from them than they do from lesser known singers. Since this movie shows that Michael Jackson had some health problems in the months leading up to his death, his death will start to make some sense (although it will never make complete sense, especially when you consider that Dr. Conrad Murray (who's not mentioned in the movie) committed medical malpractice). While the star's death is not mentioned, viewers will be able to make connections. Obvious is Jackson's pride in his work and his desire to please his fans, which would've shown through on the tour had it been able to go on. With that he and his image would've made a comeback, to say nothing of the revenue which would've enabled Jackson to pay off his debts. His performances during rehearsal were undeniably good.
age 7+

Perfect film!

Michael is a role model! God bless his soul and God bless his children! Human Nature is the best!

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