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Michael Jackson's Thriller is a american film of genre Horror directed by John Landis released in USA on 2 december 1983 with Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's Thriller (1983)

Michael Jackson's Thriller
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Michael Jackson's Thriller is an American 13-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983. It was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Jackson. The song was released from his sixth studio album of the same name.

It was MTV's first world premiere video. Voted as the most influential pop music video of all time, in the UK Channel 4 aired the video late at night Thriller proved to have a profound effect on popular culture, and was named "a watershed moment for the [music] industry" for its unprecedented merging of filmmaking and music.
Guinness World Records listed it in 2006 as the "most successful music video", selling over nine million copies. In 2009, the video was inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, the first music video to ever receive this honor, for being “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant. The track was also listed at number one on "The Top 10 Halloween Songs" by Billboard.

Co-starring with Jackson was former Playboy centerfold Ola Ray. The video was choreographed by Michael Peters (who had worked with the singer on his prior hit "Beat It"), and Michael Jackson. The video also contains incidental music by film music composer Elmer Bernstein, who had previously worked with Landis on An American Werewolf in London. The video (like the song) contains a spoken word performance by horror film veteran Vincent Price. Rick Baker assisted in prosthetics and makeup for the production. "Thriller" was the third and final video for the Thriller album. The red jacket that Jackson wore was designed by John Landis' wife Deborah Landis to make him appear more "virile".

To qualify for an Academy Award as a short subject, the film was shown in a theatrical screening along with the 1940 Disney animated feature Fantasia, in December 1983; however, the video failed to earn an Academy Award nomination.

Synopsis

Dans les années 1950, Michael Jackson et une jeune femme (Ola Ray) manquent d'essence en conduisant dans une zone boisée. Ils marchent dans la forêt et Michael lui demande d'être sa petite amie. Elle accepte. Il l'avertit qu'il n'est "pas comme les autres", se transforme en loup-garou et l'attaque.

Actors

Michael Jackson

(Michael)
Ola Ray

(Michael's Girlfriend)
Vincent Price

(Narration (voice))
Cynthia Garris

(Zombie (uncredited))
Mick Garris

(Zombie (uncredited))
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