Justin Bieber: Never Say Never has now surpassed King of Pop – Michael Jackson This Is It to become the most successful concert-themed movie at the domestic box office.
Through Sunday, Justin Bieber had earned $72.2 million at the domestic box office and the number still increasing. While MJ This Is It grossed $72.1 million domestically.
Check it out what Justin Bieber and his director JonMChu had to say to all the fans.
“PROUD of #NEVERSAYNEVER3D and grateful 2 the fans 4 making it the #1 grossing concert doc of ALL TIME!! MJ is still the greatest! #HONORED #WEDIDIT #ILOVEMYFANS #NEVERSAYNEVER
.. but MJ is still and always will be the KING OF POP! and worldwide we got a long way to go. #MJtheGreatestEVER #SHOWRESPECTTOTHEKINGOFPOP”
“Ahhhh!!! #1!!! Much love to @scooterbraun @ParamountPics & all the Beliebers who made it happen! Amazing. ”
“We did it! @JustinBieber Never Say Never is now the #1 concert themed movie OF ALL TIME surpassing Michael Jackson! Ah!! ”
Below is the top5 most successful Concert movie in the US
1. $72,208,000 — Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
2. $72,091,016 — Michael Jackson’s This Is It
3. $65,281,781 – Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour
4. $19,162,740 — Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience
5. $15,012,935 — Madonna: Truth or Dare
Congrats to JB and the team!