Jackson Movie Up to $125.6M Globally

Concert-rehearsal film has taken in $86M internationally after one week.

Last Updated: November 5, 2009 @ 11:07 AM

Sony announced Wednesday that its Michael Jackson concert-rehearsal film “This Is It” has reached $125.6 million globally, with the international ticket sales totaling $86 million after a full week in release.

Domestically, according to the studio, the movie has taken in $39.6 million, with Tuesday box office receipts up 9 percent over Monday at $2.7 million.

Sony paid concert promoter AEG Live $60 million to acquire footage from Jackson’s final concert rehearsals and distribute it worldwide.