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Michael Jackson: Bad (1987)

Michael Jackson's music video for his song "Bad".

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writer:

Richard Price
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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Jackson ... Darryl
Adam Nathan Adam Nathan ... Tip
Pedro Sanchez Pedro Sanchez ... Nelson
Wesley Snipes ... Mini Max
Gregory Holtz Sr. ... Cowboy
Jaime Perry Jaime Perry ... Ski
Paul Calderon ... Dealer
Alberto Alejandrino Alberto Alejandrino ... Hispanic Man
Horace Bailey Horace Bailey ... Street Bum
Marvin Foster Marvin Foster ... Crack Customer
Roberta Flack ... Darryl's Mother
Dennis Price Dennis Price ... Conductor
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Michael Jackson's music video for his song "Bad".

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Genres:

Short | Crime | Drama | Music

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Michael Jackson: Bad See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Optimum Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song was originally intended to be a duet between Jackson and Prince. Prince would have played Wesley Snipes's character in the video. According to Prince, he was uncomfortable with the opening line "Your butt is mine" and turned the song down. See more »

Quotes

Ski: Hey, up in Duxbury, they wear them turtle shell glasses?
Darryl: That's *tortoise* shell...
Ski: Excuse me, brotha...
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Alternate Versions

A short version of the music video takes about 4 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in One on One: Phantom Menace (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad
Lyrics and Music by Michael Jackson
Performed by Michael Jackson (vocals)
Produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson
(C) 1987 Mijac Music
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9 September 2001 | by MichaelJackson25See all my reviews

BAD is an incredible music video by the King of pop ! And wow he looks gorgeous in it too !!! Michael Jackson in my opinion is also the King of music video's too !! I mean...he invented them in the first place !


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