Year Released: 1988
Directed by: Colin Chilvers
Starring: Michael Jackson
Co-starring: Kellie Parker, Sean Lennon and Brandon Adams
This award winning (Brit Awards, People’s Choice, Critics’
Choice) short film showcases Michael’s amazing dancing especially
the notable “lean,” for which a specially designed
shoe was made.
The movie, which tells the story of a 1930s, gangster-style criminal,
was originally conceived as a western and would have featured
a shoot out.
Little known fact: Michael shot video around
his Neverland Ranch to determine how a western shoot out could
Little known fact: Smooth Criminal was originally
part of Michael’s Moonwalker movie.
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