Picture from Michael Jackson’s This Is It
Overall B

For Michael Jackson fans, this is it -- a chance to finally see what the entertainer had planned for the 2009 concert dates his untimely death prevented him from keeping. Cut together from footage taken during rehearsals for the show, the film provides a behind the scenes look at the King of Pop as he sings and dances to some of his best known music.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG for some suggestive choreography and scary images.

Why is Michael Jackson’s This Is It rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Michael Jackson’s This Is It is rated PG for for some suggestive choreography and scary images.

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Several scenes include depictions of Jackson’s crotch-grabbing dance move as well as dancers dressed in skimpy costumes. One song has background footage of burning forests and environmental destruction. Some scenes include pretend gunfire and staged fighting. Planned fires and explosions on stage are seen.