My Ranking of The Best Michael Jackson Videos.

by maurizioborgese-62331 | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

This list is seperate from my best songs list so this will be based on the perspective of the music videos and not the songs itself.

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1. Michael Jackson: Smooth Criminal (1988 Video)

10 min | Short, Music

A promotional video for Michael Jackson's 1988 hit single "Smooth Criminal."

Director: Colin Chilvers | Stars: Michael Jackson, Brandon Quintin Adams, Kelley Parker, Sean Lennon

Votes: 1,294

2. Michael Jackson: Leave Me Alone (1989 Video)

5 min | Short, Fantasy, Music

Michael Jackson performs in the music video "Leave Me Alone" from the album "Bad" recorded for Epic Records. The music video features Michael Jackson signing in a stop motion animated ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Kramer | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 539

3. Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (1992 Video)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

Michael Jackson's music video for the song 'Remember the Time.'

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Michael Jackson, Roman Artiste, Wylie Draper, Iman

Votes: 1,794

4. Michael Jackson: Black or White (1991 Video)

11 min | Short, Fantasy, Music

Michael Jackson's video accompanied with the single ''Black or White''.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Michael Jackson, Robbie General Lee, Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, Tyra Banks

Votes: 2,825

5. Michael Jackson: Rock with You (1979 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

Michael dances in front of strobe lights.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 538

6. Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us, Prison Version (1996 Video)

5 min | Short, Crime, Music

This second version was filmed in a prison with cell mates; in the video Jackson is seen handcuffed. It also contains real footage of police attacking African Americans, the military ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Lee | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 604

Whilst the Brazilian version is a beautiful culturally work of art. I much prefer the prison version considering that for me it is the better and more accurate representation of what the song stands for.

7. Michael Jackson: They Don't Care About Us (1996 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

In the plot of the first version (Brazilian version), you can see the Santa Marta in Rio De Janeiro and some inhabitants, and Jackson sings together with the inhabitants the song.

Director: Spike Lee | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 690

Yeah I said I prefer the Prison Version but I am going to cheat and add this to the list as well anyway as it’s still one of his greatest ( and underrated to be honest) videos and it truly shows how much of an artistic genius he really was.

8. Michael Jackson: Childhood (1995 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

Music video for "Childhood" by Michael Jackson.

Director: Nicholas Brandt | Stars: Francis Capra, Erika Christensen, Michael Jackson, Jena Malone

Votes: 259

9. Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)

PG | 13 min | Short, Horror, Music

A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only a "Thriller" can save them now.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Michael Jackson, Ola Ray, Forrest J. Ackerman, Reed Armstrong

Votes: 14,404

10. Michael Jackson: Earth Song (1995 Video)

7 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

A promotional video for his 1995 song "Earth Song".

Director: Nicholas Brandt | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 617

11. Michael Jackson Feat. Janet Jackson: Scream (1995 Video)

5 min | Short, Music, Sci-Fi

Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson star in this short-film to spread awareness on the media's constant slander on various artists.

Director: Mark Romanek | Stars: Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson

Votes: 723

12. Michael Jackson: Bad (1987 Video)

PG | 18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Michael Jackson, Adam Nathan, Pedro Sanchez, Wesley Snipes

Votes: 4,784

13. Michael Jackson: Speed Demon (1988 Video)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

Chased by fans and the paparazzi, Michael Jackson dances his way through trouble, while dressed as "Spike," a fictional rabbit.

Director: Jerry Kramer | Stars: Michael Jackson, Clancy Brown, Bill Dion

Votes: 511

14. Michael Jackson: Ghosts (1997 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

The music video for Michael Jackson's song "Ghosts", a five-minute shortened version of Michael's original 39 minute short-film, 'Ghosts'.

Director: Stan Winston | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 441

15. Michael Jackson: The Way You Make Me Feel (1987 Video)

7 min | Short, Music

A promotional video for Michael Jackson's 1987 hit single "The Way You Make Me Feel."

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jackson, Sean Cheesman, La Toya Jackson, Joe Seneca

Votes: 793

16. Michael Jackson: Billie Jean (1983 Video)

5 min | Short, Music, Musical

A music video for Michael Jackson's song 'Billie Jean'.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Simon Fields, Michael Jackson

Votes: 1,300

17. Michael Jackson: Beat It (1983 Video)

G | 5 min | Short, Crime, Music

A promotional video for Michael Jackson's 1983 hit single "Beat It."

Director: Bob Giraldi | Stars: Michael DeLorenzo, Tony Fields, Tracii Guns, Michael Jackson

Votes: 1,203

18. Michael Jackson: One More Chance (2010 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

The video begins with a group of people walking onto a stage. The curtain opens to reveal a cafe that Jackson starts dancing in with the group of people watching.

Director: Nicholas Brandt | Stars: Michael Jackson, Xavier Truesdell

Votes: 37

19. Michael Jackson: Dirty Diana (1988 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

Michael Jackson stars in 'Dirty Diana', the short-film for his hit single of the same name.

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Lisa Dean, Michael Jackson, Steve Stevens

Votes: 664

20. Michael Jackson: Stranger in Moscow (1996 Video)

6 min | Short, Drama, Music

The video clip on "Stranger in Moscow" was filmed by director and photographer Nick Brandt, the singer already worked with him on "Earth Song". According to the plot of the colorless roller... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Brandt | Stars: Michael Jackson, Robert Axelrod, Sean Cory Cooper, Philip Watt

Votes: 471

21. Michael Jackson: In the Closet (1992 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

Dancing in a lonely desert, Michael dances with model Naomi Campbell.

Director: Herb Ritts | Stars: Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell

Votes: 467

22. Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (1989 Video)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" music video featuring Jackson's popular friends waiting for him to show up on set.

Director: James Yukich | Stars: Michael Jackson, Beverly Johnson, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Sherman Hemsley

Votes: 984

23. Michael Jackson: Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (1979 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

The music video shows a smiling Jackson in a black and white tuxedo with a black bow tie dancing and singing the song while appearing chroma keyed over a background of abstract geometric figures.

Director: Nick Saxton | Star: Michael Jackson

Votes: 620

24. Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (2001 Video)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

A beautiful girl walks down the street and gains the attention of Michael Jackson and Chris Tucker. They follow her and get in trouble.

Director: Paul Hunter | Stars: Michael Jackson, Chris Tucker, Marlon Brando, Michael Madsen

Votes: 1,581

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