This Is It appears to be a hit with Jackson fans

by Matthew Price Published: October 28, 2009

Movie-ticket site Fandango reports that “Michael Jackson’s This Is It,” hitting theaters last night, represents 77% of Fandango’s daily ticket sales.  Fans ranking the film on Fandango are ranking the film a “must go.”

Here’s more information from Fandango on “This Is It.”

* 45% say they plan to see the movie in the theater more than once.

* 48% claim that since Michael Jackson’s untimely passing they are more interested in his past works.

* 76% had never seen Michael Jackson perform live in concert.

* 84% plan to buy the DVD when it comes out; 77% will buy the soundtrack album.

- Matt Price

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by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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