‘This Is It’, Michael’s concert rehearsal movie has grossed over $200 million dollars in two weeks. The US box office receipts are $61 million and the international receipts are more than $140 million.
Jeff Blake, Chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution said of its success; “Moviegoers and film critics everywhere have truly embraced this celebration of Michael Jackson and his music. This special film documents Michael’s creative genius. We are seeing repeat business throughout the world because this movie is so rich with Michael performing his most renowned and recognized songs while offering such a unique, never-before-seen perspective on his artistry. Kenny Ortega and the filmmaking team did a brilliant job of capturing Michael creating a masterwork and it’s a genuine thrill to see audiences respond to the film as they have.”