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Michael Jackson's best dance music video: 'Thriller' or 'Smooth Criminal'?
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"Thriller" is a groundbreaking music video. It features a plot fit for a really good monster horror flick, really cool visual effects that hold up to today's standards, and arguably the most iconic dance sequence ever. Even the weakest dancers know the moves to "Thriller," and that's saying a lot, because the moves are pretty darn complex. Plus, it's one of the videos from that era that helped MJ break the color line on MTV. 

Below are some significant lyrics to "Thriller," per Genius.

🎶‘Cause this is thriller, thriller night. And no one’s gonna save you from the beast about to strike. You know it’s thriller, thriller night. You’re fighting for your life, inside a killer, thriller tonight, yeah.🎶

Watch the visually-compelling music video below.

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But "Smooth Criminal" is featured in the legendary "Moonwalker" film. The long-form music video is MJ's most choreographed, and not only features the most epic dance sequences, but also all his iconic moves including—the moonwalk and the newly-introduced anti-gravity lean. MJ really proved just how magical of a dancer he is in "Smooth Criminal." The music video won MJ plenty of awards. 

Below are some significant lyrics to "Smooth Criminal," per Genius

🎶Annie, are you okay? Will you tell us that you're okay? There's a sound at the window. Then he struck you — a crescendo, Annie. He came into your apartment. Left the bloodstains on the carpet. And then you ran into the bedroom. You were struck down, it was your doom. 🎶

Watch the epic dance music video below. 

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