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Directed byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_1_0 John LandisMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_1_1
Produced byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_2_0 Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_2_1
Written byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_3_0 Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_3_1
StarringMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_4_0 Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_4_1
Narrated byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_5_0 Vincent PriceMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_5_1
Music byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_6_0 Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_6_1
CinematographyMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_7_0 Robert Paynter, B.S.C.Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_7_1
Edited byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_8_0 Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_8_1

companiesMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_9_0

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Distributed byMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_10_0 Epic Records

Sony Music Entertainment IMAX (2018 re-release)Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_10_1

Release dateMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_11_0 Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_11_1
Running timeMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_12_0 13:42Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_12_1
CountryMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_13_0 United StatesMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_13_1
LanguageMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_14_0 EnglishMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_14_1
BudgetMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_15_0 $500,000Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_0_15_1
Box officeMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_0_16_0 Sales:

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Michael Jackson's Thriller is a 1983 music video made for the Michael Jackson song "Thriller", directed by John Landis and written by Landis and Jackson. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_0

It references numerous horror films, and stars Jackson performing a dance routine with a horde of the undead. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_1

Ola Ray co-stars as Jackson's girlfriend. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_2

The music video was released on December 2, 1983, just two days after the first anniversary of his sixth album, Thriller (1982). Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_3

Jackson contacted Landis after seeing his film An American Werewolf in London (1981). Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_4

The pair conceived a short film with a budget much larger than previous music videos. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_5

It was filmed at the Palace Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, the junction of Union Pacific Avenue and South Calzona Street in East Los Angeles, and the Angeleno Heights neighborhood at 1345 Carroll Avenue. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_6

It was accompanied by a making-of documentary, Making Michael Jackson's Thriller, produced to sell to television networks. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_7

Michael Jackson's Thriller was launched to great anticipation and played regularly on MTV. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_8

It doubled the sales of the album, helping it become the bestselling album in history, and sold over a million copies on VHS, becoming the bestselling videotape at the time. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_9

It is credited for transforming music videos into a serious art form, breaking down racial barriers in popular entertainment, and popularizing the making-of documentary. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_10

The success transformed Jackson into a dominant force in global pop culture. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_11

Many elements of Michael Jackson's Thriller have had a lasting impact on popular culture, such as the zombie dance and Jackson's red jacket, designed by Landis's wife Deborah Nadoolman. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_12

Fans worldwide re-enact its zombie dance and it remains popular on YouTube. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_13

The Library of Congress described it as "the most famous music video of all time", and it has been named the greatest video of all time by various publications and readers' polls. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_14

In 2009, it became the first music video inducted into the National Film Registry as "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_15

Plot Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_0

In the 1950s, Michael Jackson and a young woman (Ola Ray) run out of gas while driving in a wooded area. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_16

They walk into the forest and Michael asks her to be his girlfriend. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_17

She accepts. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_18

He warns her that he is "not like other guys", transforms into a werecat, and attacks her. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_19

In the present, Michael and his girlfriend are watching the werewolf film in a theater. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_20

She leaves, scared by the film. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_21

In the street, Michael teases her by performing the verses of "Thriller". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_22

They pass a graveyard, wherein the undead rise from their graves. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_23

The couple are surrounded and Michael becomes a zombie. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_24

He and the zombies dance to the song. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_25

Michael and the zombies chase his girlfriend into an abandoned house. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_26

She screams and wakes up, realizing it was a nightmare. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_27

Michael embraces her, but turns to the camera and grins, revealing his werecat eyes. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_28

Financing Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_1

Michael Jackson's album Thriller was released in 1982 and spent more than a year at the top of the Billboard 200. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_29

It was backed by successful music videos for the singles "Billie Jean" and "Beat It", which are credited for demonstrating the promotional power of videos and raising creative standards. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_30

In June 1983, Thriller was displaced from the top slot on the Billboard 200 chart by the Flashdance soundtrack. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_31

It briefly regained the position in July, before being removed again by Synchronicity by the Police. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_32

Jackson urged record executives Walter Yetnikoff and Larry Stessel to help conceive a plan to return the album to the top of the charts. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_33

Jackson's manager Frank DiLeo suggested making a third music video, for the title track, "Thriller". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_34

He recalled telling Jackson: "It’s simple—all you’ve got to do is dance, sing, and make it scary." Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_35

Jackson's tastes, according to Vanity Fair, "generally ran to benign Disney-esque fantasies where people were nice and children were safe", and he ensured the video would be "creepy-comical, not genuinely terrifying". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_36

In early August, after seeing his horror film An American Werewolf in London (1981), Jackson contacted director John Landis. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_37

At the time, commercial directors did not direct music videos, but Landis was intrigued. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_38

He and Jackson conceived a short film shot on 35mm film with the production values of a feature film, with a budget of $900,000, much larger than any previous music video. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_39

According to Landis, when he called Yetnikoff to propose the film, Yetnikoff swore so loudly he had to remove the phone from his ear. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_40

Jackson's record company, Epic, had little interest in making another video for Thriller, believing that the album had peaked. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_41

Yetnikoff eventually agreed that the company would contribute only $100,000. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_42

Initially, the television networks refused to finance the project, sharing the view that Thriller was "last year's news". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_43

MTV, which had found success with Jackson's videos for "Billie Jean" and "Beat It", had a policy of not financing music videos itself, instead expecting record companies to pay for them. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_44

However, after Showtime, then a new channel, agreed to pay half the budget, MTV agreed to pay the rest, justifying the expenditure as financing for a motion picture and not a music video. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_45

To help finance the production, Landis's producer George Folsey Jr. suggesting a making-of documentary that, combined with the "Thriller" video, would produce an hour-long film that could be sold to television. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_46

The documentary, Making Michael Jackson's Thriller, was directed by Jerry Kramer. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_47

It includes home video footage of a young Jackson dancing and footage of his performances from The Ed Sullivan Show and Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_48

MTV paid $250,000 for the exclusive rights to show the documentary; Showtime paid $300,000 for pay-cable rights. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_49

Jackson covered additional costs, for which he would be reimbursed. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_50

Vestron Music Video offered to distribute Making Michael Jackson’s Thriller on VHS and Betamax; this was a pioneering concept, as most videos at the time were sold to rental stores rather than directly to viewers. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_51

Vestron paid an additional $500,000 to market the video cassette. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_52

Production Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_2

Jackson wanted to make a video in which he transformed into a four-legged beast, similarly to the transformation scene in An American Werewolf in London. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_53

This idea was replaced with a two-legged monster, as this made it easier for him to dance. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_54

Landis felt Jackson should become scary and creepy, but not ugly. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_55

Landis suggested that Jackson should become a werewolf in a 1950s setting, inspired by the 1957 film I Was a Teenage Werewolf. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_56

Makeup artist Rick Baker decided to turn Jackson into a werecat, "because I just didn’t want to do another werewolf." Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_57

Jackson created the zombie dance with choreographer Michael Peters, who had choreographed the "Beat It" video. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_58

Jackson said his first concern was to create a zombie dance that did not seem comical. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_59

He and Peters imagined how the zombies would move by making faces in the mirror, incorporating "jazzy" moves, "not too much ballet or whatever". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_60

Landis's wife Deborah Nadoolman, who recently worked on Raiders of the Lost Ark, designed the costumes, including Jackson's red jacket. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_61

She chose red to contrast with the night setting and dark palette, dressing him in "hip", casual clothes that would be comfortable to dance in, and used the same color for his jacket and jeans to make Jackson appear taller. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_62

Michael Jackson's Thriller was the first time Jackson had interacted with a woman in a video, which Landis described as a "breakthrough". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_63

Jennifer Beals turned down an offer to play the girlfriend. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_64

According to Landis, Ola Ray, a former Playboy Playmate, was cast as she was "crazy for Michael" and had a "great smile". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_65

Landis encouraged Jackson and Ray to improvise during their scenes, and urged Jackson to act "sexy" and "show virility" for his female fans. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_66

According to Ray, the chemistry between them was real and they shared "intimate moments" during the shoot. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_67

Thriller was filmed at the Palace Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, the zombie dance sequence at the junction of Union Pacific Avenue and South Calzona Street in East Los Angeles, and the final house scene in the Angeleno Heights neighborhood at 1345 Carroll Avenue. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_68

All principal photography was done in mid-October 1983. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_69

Jackson's transformation makeup was designed by artist Rick Baker, who had worked on American Werewolf. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_70

Baker cameos in the video as a bearded zombie returning to a mausoleum at the end of the video. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_71

The director of photography was Robert Paynter, who had worked with Landis on Trading Places. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_72

Entertainment figures including Marlon Brando, Fred Astaire, Rock Hudson and Jackie Kennedy Onassis visited the set. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_73

Jackson's parents Joseph and Katherine Jackson also visited. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_74

According to Landis, Michael asked him to be removed; Joseph refused to leave and had to be escorted off the set by police. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_75

Joseph denied this. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_76

Weeks before the premiere, Jackson, who was a Jehovah's Witness, was told by church leaders that the film promoted demonology and that he would be excommunicated. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_77

Jackson called his assistant, John Branca, and ordered him to destroy the negatives. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_78

The production team agreed to protect the negatives and locked them in Branca's office. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_79

Branca mollified Jackson by suggesting they include a disclaimer at the start of the film stating that it did not reflect Jackson's personal convictions. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_80

In a statement published in Awake! Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_81 , a magazine published by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania, Jackson said: "I just intended to do a good, fun short film, not to purposely bring to the screen something to scare people or to do anything bad. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_82

I want to do what's right. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_83

I would never do anything like that again." Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_84

He said he had blocked further distribution and promotion of the film where he had been able. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_85

Horror elements Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_3

The Thriller video makes many allusions to horror films. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_86

The opening scene parodies 1950s B-movie films, with Jackson and Ray dressed as 1950s teenagers. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_87

The metamorphosis of the polite "boy next door" into a werewolf has been interpreted as a depiction of male sexuality, depicted as naturally bestial, predatory, and aggressive. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_88

Critic Kobena Mercer found similarities with the werewolf in The Company of Wolves (1984). Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_89

The second metamorphosis has Michael becoming a zombie, introducing a dance sequence of dancing zombies, corresponding to a song lyric mentioning a masquerade ball of the dead. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_90

Jackson's make-up casts "a ghostly pallor" over his skin and emphasizes the outline of his skull, an allusion to the mask from The Phantom of the Opera (1925). Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_91

According to Peter Dendle, the zombie invasion sequence was inspired by Night of the Living Dead (1968). Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_92

Dendle wrote that the video captures the feelings of claustrophobia and helplessness essential to zombie films. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_93

Release Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_4

On November 14, 1983, Thriller was shown to a private audience at the Crest Theater in Los Angeles. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_94

In attendance were celebrities including Diana Ross, Warren Beatty, Prince, and Eddie Murphy. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_95

Jackson stayed in the projection booth, declining Ray's invitation to join the audience. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_96

The audience gave the film a standing ovation. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_97

At Murphy's insistence, the film was played again. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_98

The video debuted on MTV alongside Making Michael Jackson's Thriller on December 2, 1983. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_99

After each broadcast, MTV advertised when they would next play it, and recorded audience figures ten times the norm. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_100

Showtime aired the video six times in February. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_101

Within months, the cassette tape sold a million copies, making it the bestselling video release at that point. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_102

To make the film eligible for an Academy Award, which required theatrical screenings, Landis arranged for the film to play before screenings of Fantasia (1940) at a Los Angeles cinema, though it was not nominated. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_103

The video dramatically boosted sales of the Thriller album, which sold a million copies a week following its debut. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_104

It doubled album sales, helping make Thriller the bestselling album of all time. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_105

According to Landis, the response was "a surprise to everyone but Michael". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_106

The success transformed Jackson into a dominating force in global pop culture, and cemented his status as the "king of pop". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_107

At the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards, Thriller won the awards for Viewers Choice, Best Overall Performance and Best Choreography, and was nominated for Best Concept Video, Best Male Video and Video of the Year. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_108

In 1984, the National Coalition on Television Violence (NCTV) reviewed 200 MTV videos and classified more than half as too violent, including Thriller. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_109

NCTV chairman Thomas Radecki said: "It's not hard to imagine young viewers after seeing Thriller saying, 'Gee, if Michael Jackson can terrorize his girlfriend, why can't I do it too?' Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_110

Legacy Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_5

The Thriller video sealed MTV's position as a major cultural force, helped disassemble racial barriers for black artists, revolutionized music video production, popularized the making-of documentaries, and drove rentals and sales of VHS tapes. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_111

Music video director Brian Grant credited Thriller as the turning point when music videos became a "proper industry". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_112

Former MTV executive Nina Blackwood said, "[After Thriller] we saw videos get more sophisticated—more story lines, way more intricate choreography. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_113

You look at those early videos and they were shockingly bad." Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_114

Vinny Marino of ABC News commented that the video being selected as the "Greatest Video of All Time" was a "no-brainer", saying that it "continues to be considered the greatest video ever by just about everyone." Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_115

Gil Kaufman of MTV described the video as "iconic" and felt that it was one of Jackson's "most enduring legacies". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_116

Kaufman also noted that the music video was the "mini-movie that revolutionized music videos" and "cemented Jackson's status as one of the most ambitious, innovative pop stars of all time". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_117

Michael Jackson's Thriller was named the "greatest video" by MTV in 1999, and by VH1 and Time in 2001. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_118

In a poll of over one thousand users conducted by Myspace in 2010, it was voted the most influential music video. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_119

In 2009, it became the first music video to be selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_120

The Library described it as "the most famous music video of all time". Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_121

National Film Preservation Board coordinator Steve Legett, said the video had been considered for induction for years, but was chosen mainly due to Jackson's death that year. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_122

Jackson's red leather jacket became a fashion icon and has been widely emulated. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_123

In 2011, one of the two jackets worn by Jackson in the video sold at auction for $1.8 million. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_124

Thriller has become closely associated with Halloween. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_125

In 2016, US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama danced to the song with schoolchildren at a White House Halloween event. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_126

A Hollywood production company attempted to turn Jackson's song "Billie Jean", which is also featured on Jackson's Thriller album, into a feature film, but no plans were completed. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_127

In 2009, Jackson sold the "Thriller" rights to the Nederlander Organization to stage a Broadway musical based on the video. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_128

Thriller continues to be popular on YouTube, which also hosts user-submitted videos of reenactments of the dance. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_129

The dance is performed in major cities around the world; the largest zombie dance included 12,937 dancers, in Mexico City. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_130

A YouTube video of more than 1,500 prisoners performing the dance had attracted 14 million views as of 2010. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_131

In 2017, the music video made its world debut in a newly restored 3D version at the 74th annual Venice Film Festival, accompanied by the Making of Michael Jackson's Thriller documentary, also newly remastered. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_132

It was also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, followed by a U.S. premiere at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre, before being further remastered in IMAX 3D for a limited engagement in 2018, preceding screenings of The House With a Clock in Its Walls in North America for its first week. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_133

The restoration process from the original negatives was overseen by John Landis. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_134

The new version also includes newly-remixed audio as well as a jump scare ending. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_135

Litigation Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_6

Jackson was sued by Landis in a dispute over royalties for the video; Landis claims that he is owed four years worth of royalties. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_136

Ola Ray has also complained about difficulties collecting royalties. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_137

At first, Ray blamed Jackson, but then she apologized to him in 1997. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_138

However, Ray did sue Jackson on May 6, 2009 less than two months before Jackson's death on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_139

Eventually the Jackson Family Trust settled. Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_sentence_140

Accolades Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_7

Grammy Award Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_8

Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_table_general_1

YearMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_1_0_0 CategoryMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_1_0_1 ResultMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_1_0_2 NotesMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_1_0_3
1985Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_1_1_0 Best Video, Long FormMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_1_1_1 WonMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_1_1_2 Making Michael Jackson's ThrillerMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_1_1_3

MTV Video Music Award Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_9

Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_table_general_2

YearMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_2_0_0 CategoryMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_2_0_1 ResultMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_header_cell_2_0_2
1984Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_1_0 Best Overall Performance in a VideoMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_1_1 WonMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_1_2
Best Choreography (Michael Peters)Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_2_0 WonMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_2_1
Viewer's ChoiceMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_3_0 WonMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_3_1
1999Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_4_0 100 Greatest Music Videos of all TimeMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_4_1 WonMichael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_cell_2_4_2

See also Michael Jackson's Thriller (music video)_section_10

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