“This Is It” Dances To No. 1 At Box Office; Takes $101 Million Worldwide

Michael Jackson’s This Is It was the No. 1 “Thriller” for movie audiences this Halloween.


The King of Pop’s highly anticipated musical documentary — comprised of This Is It Tour behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage — led the box office with $21.3 million in weekend ticket sales, knocking low-budget horror fest Paranormal Activity down to No. 2. This Is It has raised its five-day total worldwide to $101 million. Paranormal has raised $84.8 million total, according to The AP.

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