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The director http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrBybkWZNG4 Released in 1988 on video. A full length feature film described as a magical musical journey into the world of Michael Jackson. The evil Mr. Big (played by Joe Pesci) has kidnapped Michael’s friend Katie to try and trap and destroy Michael and get the world’s children addicted to drugs. Michael’s character has super human powers with a wish on his lucky star and the encouragement of his young friends. Includes live performances of Man In The Mirror and Come Together, and music videos of Speed Demon, Leave Me Alone, Smooth Criminal as well as a parody of Bad performed by children, called “Badder” Running time 94mins. This movie was also released as laser videodisc. Moonwalker – Himself (role) Publisher: Ultimate Production/CBS Music Video Enterprises Year of Release: 1988 Program Time: 94 minutes Executive Producers: Michael Jackson & Frank Dileo

Directed by Jerry Kramer Will Vinton (stop-motion sequences, segment “Speed Demon”) Jim Blashfield (segment “Leave Me Alone”) Colin Chilvers (segment “Smooth Criminal”)
Produced by Dennis E. Jones Jerry Kramer Will Vinton (segment “Speed Demon”) Paul Diener (segment “Leave Me Alone”) Executive: Michael Jackson Frank DiLeo Line producer: John Romeyn
Written by Michael Jackson (story) (segment “Smooth Criminal”) David Newman (screenplay) (segment “Smooth Criminal”)
Starring Michael Jackson Joe Pesci Kellie Parker Sean Lennon Brandon Quintin Adams
Music by Michael Jackson Bruce Broughton Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Editing by Dale Beldin David E. Blewitt Mitchell Sinoway
Studio Lorimar Motion Pictures MJJ Productions Ultimate Productions Will Vinton Productions (“Speed Demon” segment)
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • October 29, 1988
Running time 93 minutes