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Thousands Of Tickets Sold For Michael Jackson's "This Is It"

When it comes to concert films, will Michael Jackson be more like Miley Cyrus or the Jonas Brothers?

Thousands of tickets for the movie "This Is It", which starts airing just after midnight Wednesday and goes for just two weeks, have already been sold in Eastern Carolina. The first showing is at 12:01 a.m.

Natiowide, "Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds" is the biggest concert film in history. It made more than $63 million.

The Jonas Brothers 3D concert movie made less than a third of that.

One Hollywood expert says "This is It" has a chance to break Cyrus' record. He compares the interest in "This is It" to "Passion of the Christ" and "The Blair Witch Project."

If it's going to make a bundle, it'll have to do it fast. "This Is It" has just two weeks at the box office.

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