This Is It

Synopsis: In the weeks before his death, Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009) was rehearsing a show, "This Is It," that was to open in July. This film begins with a few of the auditioning dancers speaking to the camera about why they're trying out and what Jackson means to them. Then we plunge into rehearsals at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The film is arranged by musical number with pre-recorded material and footage from Jackson's various rehearsals edited together to take us through what would have been the concert's set list.
Director(s): Kenny Ortega
Production: Sony Pictures/Columbia Pictures
  7 wins & 9 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.3
Metacritic:
67
Rotten Tomatoes:
81%
PG
Year:
2009
111 min
$71,844,424
Website
17 Views


We'll get it there.

Your love is magical

That's how I feel

But I have not the words

To explain

To tell you

I love you

[CROWD SCREAMING

AND CHEERING]

WOMAN [OVER RADIO]:

Jackson's ETA is 15 minutes.

Michael Jackson last performed

live right here in London

at the 2006 World Music Awards.

WOMAN [OVER RADIO]: Michael

Jackson's here. Go straight onstage.

CROWD [CHANTING]:

This is it!

Yeah!

This is it. This is it.

[CHANTING]

This is it! This is it!

I love you.

[LAUGHS]

MAN:

We love you!

I'll be... I'll be performing the songs

my fans wanna hear.

This is really it.

This is the final curtain call.

Okay? And see you in July.

If you can't feed your baby

Yeah, yeah

Then don't have a baby

Yeah, yeah

And don't think maybe

Yeah, yeah

If you can't feed your baby

Yeah, yeah

Tryin'

Cryin'

Lyin'

Now baby's slowly dyin'

Hoo

Startin' somethin'

You got to be

Startin' somethin'

You wanna be

Startin' somethin'

You got to be

Startin' somethin'

Hard to get over

Yeah, yeah

Too low to get under

Yeah, yeah

You're stuck in the middle

Yeah, yeah

And the pain is thunder

Yeah, yeah

Hard to get over

Yeah, yeah

Too low to get under

Yeah, yeah

You're stuck in the middle

Yeah, yeah

Lift your head up high

And scream out to the world

I know I am someone

And let the truth unfurl

No one can hurt you now

Because you know what's true

I believe in me

So you believe in you

Help me sing it

CHORUS:
Ma ma se,

ma ma sa Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

Ma ma coo sa

Sing it to the world

Sing it out loud

Oo-hoo

Whoa

Ma ma se, ma ma sa

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