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.

Talk to your kids about…

Michael Jackson’s This Is It

What things does Director Kenny Ortega choose to focus on in this tribute? How do filmmakers control the storyline, even in a documentary?

This film depicts the amount of behind the scenes work required for success. How do all the dancers, musicians and stagehands contribute to these performances?

Jackson’s music spanned several decades. What is your favorite Jackson song?