Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' Reaches $200 Million Worldwide
November 12, 2009 at 12:35 PM (PT)
MICHAEL JACKSON's "This Is It" has reached a box office gross of $200 million worldwide, SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT announced TODAY. The film has taken in $61 million domestically and more than $140 million internationally.
Commenting on the announcement, SONY PICTURES WORLDWIDE MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION Chairman JEFF BLAKE said, "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."