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10/10
Refreshing to see.
amitlal-4294525 August 2019
This is worth a watch for anyone who is on the fence regarding the allegations. Many lies and inconsistencies are now being uncovered since the release of Leaving Neverland to the point that you can no longer believe what has been said in the film. Lies can only travel so far. Good work to all involved.
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10/10
Surprising & eye opening
jin_iq26 August 2019
Interesting watch, surprising information which us quite eye opening. Seems like Michael Jackson was a victim of his own success.
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10/10
A eye opening documentary
vishalinishuresh25 August 2019
Chase the truth brings out the many many unsaid details which are very shocking and eye opening! its a must watch!
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10/10
The truth in 1 hr
jlbmussy25 August 2019
Opinions from people who knew MJ matter, People who have fully researched MJ and the case matter. This is something that was completely lacking in the leaving Neverland film . I find it bizarre that some have marked this film low and called it Bias yet you can bet those same people watched the one sided Leaving neverland and did not question how bias and one sided it was. This 1hr film needed to be bias as It was a response to LN, it provides proof to all the misgivings and lies that was shown in the Leaving Neverland film. Why are 1 star markers so surprised It's bias? Hypocritical to use it as a negative given the LN film. I liked that this film used documentation to prove facts. I also liked the input from people who knew him well, who knew the circumstances surrounding MJ at the time and can give insight into why the allegations against him are impossible.

I conclude Michael Jackson is and always was completely Innocent.
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10/10
Refreshing to finally hear some facts!
ejhadfield26 August 2019
This is a long overdue look at the other side to the allegations against Michael Jackson, which we rarely get to hear. Well worth watching. Some interesting facts that otherwise get ignored.
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10/10
Truthful documentary
theceng25 August 2019
Warning: Spoilers
A well researched documentary that exposes the truth. Leaving Nederland was released earlier this year, but this documentary uncovers a number of lies and inconsistencies in LN. Recommended to anyone who wants to see the truth
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10/10
Finally some TRUTH behind all the LIES
rikish-5638430 August 2019
Thank you to Mike Smallcombe, Matt Fiddes, Mark and Lucy Lester for defending an innocent man and for some essential excellent much needed FACTS about the history of the allegations which DEBUNK the self perjured statements made under other by Robson and Safechuck. This bull and lynching of an innocent dead man for his money must must stop. Let's preserve his legacy FOR GOOD!
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10/10
A good counterbalance
thedarkhorse3716 August 2019
A good counterbalance to Leaving Neverland. Gets to the point. Good that the people interviewed knew him so well.
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10/10
Finally some truthful balance
sstrotton26 August 2019
Documentaries usually inform and educate, earlier this year a film was released which made incredibly serious allegations against Michael Jackson. It was one sided and poorly researched, since it aired multiple lies have been exposed both in that film and in their lawsuits (the film failed to mention they've been suing the Jackson Estate for millions & are currently appealling their failed lawsuits)

Chase the Truth provides some overdue balance, and uses factual information and personal accounts of their time with Michael to show how flawed that other film is. In the era of Me Too it's genuinely disturbing how the media are wilfuly ignoring this information, while at the same time happily regurgitating sensationalist stories that have already been proven as untrue.

This is a starting point for anyone who wants to look into this further, once you start looking into the evidence and facts, the more you see proof of his innocence. Regardless of what you think of him, the truth should be what matters. The fact that the Truth is having to be chased despite it being readily available should concern anyone who cares about justice and genuine victims/survivors
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10/10
Factual unlike Leaving Neverland
sbrayna-7722517 August 2019
Some good facts, something Leaving Neverland is lacking in.
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10/10
Amazing doc
robertb-1871018 August 2019
It completely manage to debunk and shred all the allegations against Michael Jackson to pieces in under one hour.

After watching this there is no way anyone can still take these allegations seriously. No way.

Everything about this doc was fantastic. From who was in it to the evidence and way it was presented
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10/10
Absolutely remarkable.
sweetcornlover21 August 2019
Facts don't lie, people do.

This doc includes people who personally knew him and worked with him for a decent amount of time in his lifetime. This movie addresses all the false allegations and confirms it for everyone that Michael was and is infact innocent. This is better than that crap Leaving Neverland. Everyone who's complaining that it is biased can choke because Leaving Neverland is the actual biased, wasteful piece of crap. Michael Jackson will always be innocent.
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10/10
Mike Smallcombe brings the truth in ONE HOUR!
BillieJayJay6 September 2019
If you are a fan of Michael Jackson, were a fan but changed your mind or are on the fence or if you just believe in fairness, justice and truth, put to rest any doubts you may have had and set aside an hour of your time for this show!
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10/10
Eye Opening
hatethejess-3690126 August 2019
Anyone who is into investigative journalism should watch this film.
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10/10
Documentary full of facts not heresay.
natashaw-0941119 August 2019
I had to laugh at some of the reviews on this. Some people were complaining about lighting and this been one sided. This is a straightforward (not 4 hour) no frills factual documentary with no trick lightening and drone shots, reshoots or Bias as in Leaving Neverland..

The people in this documentary describe their friendship with Michael Jackson and factual information is provided through court docs and the discrepancies in the accusers accounts are highlighted.

The only compliant I would have about it is that it was to short there is a lot more factual info. Check out "Lies of Leaving Neverland" people should do their own research and make up their own minds and not what the media is telling them as it's just a copy and paste job.
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10/10
Michael Jackson presented honestly!
jackiehendersondance26 August 2019
This movie was beautifully presented. The movie was clear, concise and full of poise. The cast provided insight into who Michael Jackson truly was. It was refreshing and necessary especially since our world is filled with tabloids, sensationalism and fake news. This movie was sincere and genuine and from the perspective of those wanting to share the truth. I highly recommend it.
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10/10
Not guilty, obviously...
yannesbox-179-38586228 August 2019
Warning: Spoilers
Everybody should watch this, just because it's the right thing to do, and give it a ten... Greedy liars ruined the life of one of the biggest stars of our times, and I think most people feel in their hearts that he was innocent. I never was a huge fan of Michel, but in the 80's I listened to some of his music and enjoyed it enough to own some C-casettes of his... I never believed for a moment that he was guilty of those things, and in this documentary my strong intuition was confirmed. Well, people can believe what they want, I rest my chase... Much Love to all.
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10/10
Best documentary to get the facts!
nbm-1790322 August 2019
Shows and prove a lot of lies that were shown in the awful and useless Leaving Neverland garbage propaganda footage. Michael Jackson: Chase the truth shows the facts. Shows how the 2 liars lied again and again. Based on facts. Hightly recommended to watch this very helpful Documentary. Everyone should watch it and to get the Truth!
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9/10
Final truth with evidence
hrblackness-7425 August 2019
It's about time that truth was starting to get told! Good factual documentary which has proven evidence to show that all the claims have been about nothing more than money. As it's said in this documentary people will still believe him to be a monster no matter the evidence to show otherwise. But facts don't lie! People do
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10/10
A must watch.
aakashmichael23 August 2019
Let the man rest!! People are so damn ignorant. They will do anything for money. MICHAEL JACKSON IS INNOCENT
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8/10
A personal testimony from several people about their long-time experiences with Michael Jackson on a personal level
djoetma25 August 2019
'Michael Jackson: Chase the Truth' is a testimony about Michael Jackson from mostly Mark Lester and Mike Smallcombe. Lester is Jacksons long-time friend and Smallcombe a biographer that has followed Jackson for a long time.

It's a pity this film isn't on any of the streaming services and needs to be paid for. As viewer, you are paying for the personal story of Mike Smallcombe and Mark Lester plus some other people about their long-time experience with Michael Jackson. These people lived around MJ and still believe in his innocence and think highly of him while they had access to the man on a personal level for a very long time. The message is that since they knew him closely and didn't see anything close to what Leaving Neverland claims, people should question the legitimacy of the Leaving Neverland.

The added value of 'MJ: Chase the Truth' for the discussion around MJ and the claims Leaving Neverland made, can be questioned. But then again, does it need to have that? People can criticize this as being very one-sided, but this film is a reaction to Leaving Neverland which was very one-sided as well, and really is nothing more than just a testimony of two men. People talk about how 'the other side' should be shown. 'The other side' would be the talk about pedophilic behavior, right? What if it wasn't there?

If we look at 'MJ: Chase the Truth' as a rebuttal vs 'Leaving Neverland' it's fine I guess, since they do mention some things that attacks the legitimacy of Leaving Neverland, provide proof for it as well as argumentation. But if one is actually interested in all the fact with all the relevant arguments, documentation and receipts including the sources, YouTube is the place to be. 'Lies of Leaving Neverland' is a fine summary of all the arguments from 'the other side vs Leaving Neverland. It also uses 'Neverland Firsthand: Investigating the Michael Jackson Documentary' which in itself is a fine documentary that was put together on short notice by it's creator. Yes, they are 'youtube-documentaries', but if all the sources are mentioned, one can make a judgement on the legitimacy I assume? Further, Danny Wu and 'The Rageaholic' made some very complete video's in which they talk about all of the allegations and counter it with mention of the related documentation and receipts while Nicole's View did a very interesting interview with Scott Ross, investigator on the 2005 case. And the several interviews with Taj and Brandi Jackson did with several media are definitely worth a watch as well.
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10/10
THE TRUTH UNLIKE LEAVING NEVERLAND WHICH IS FULL OF LIES
deboleenaghy19 September 2019
Finally, the truth. Not only it gives a bigger picture of how Michael Jackson was targeted, it also showed how the media is only interested in dehumanizing him but not the other side of the story. It's so ridiculous, people have the nerves to call him powerful- if anything Michael Jackson wasn't powerful. Y'all don't know the definition of what power is in that case. The media shoved LN down our throats but went completely crickets when it came to Chase The Truth. Not one single media outlet promoted it. That's how their propaganda works. James Safechuck, Wade Robson, Dan Reed & all accusers of Jackson are proven liars whose only motive was only. That alone says about their credibility. Shame on everyone for dragging an innocent man every to protect the real predators in Hollywood. Chase the Truth was what we needed. The ultimate truth- no idiotic drone shots or creepy music as in Dan Reed's film but the TRUTH!
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10/10
Forgive us Michael
jasondrew-7490518 September 2019
After watching this you have to be a lunatic to still believe the ridiculous allegations against Michael Jackson. Its so obvious. Those accusers are a joke and should be ashamed of themselves.
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1/10
Blatantly bad and biased
robyn199919 August 2019
It's sad when there are no good things to say about a movie. It's sad when a movie is nothing but negative, but this one... Wow. I'm sorry, but the bias of the director is so obvious you can see it from a mile. This "documentary", more like mockumentary, is very one sided. No information, no proof... Just words from die hard Michael Jackson fans. Creating this film was a waste of time and so was watching it. Chase the truth? More like run away from it.
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9/10
Good documentary humanizing the late King of Pop
p_mac201913 October 2019
Although this wouldn't be the first documentary I would share defending Michael Jackson, it is pretty good. I like the efforts of humanizing him. Knowing about him will give pause to accepting the allegations and believing them as true. Yes he was the greatest entertainer the world had ever known, but he was also human. People forget about that.
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