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HIStory on Film, Volume II

HIStory on Film, Volume II
Video by Michael Jackson
Released 1997
Recorded 1983–1997
Genre Pop
Length 1:47:18
Label SMV Enterprises
Michael Jackson chronology
Video Greatest Hits – HIStory
HIStory on Film, Volume II
Number Ones

HIStory on Film, Volume II is a collection of music videos released by Michael Jackson in 1997 released by Sony Music Video Enterprises.


  • Track listing 1
    • Side one 1.1
    • Side two 1.2
  • DVD features 2
  • Certification 3
  • Notes 4

Track listing

Side one

  1. Programme Start
  2. HIStory Teaser Trailer – 3:58
  3. "Billie Jean" – 5:05 (Thriller, May 1983)
  4. "Beat It" – 4:56 (Thriller, February 1983)
  5. "Liberian Girl" – 5:43 (Bad, July 1989)
  6. "Smooth Criminal" – 9:47 (Bad, October 1988)
  7. 1995 MTV Video Music Awards Performance – 15:27
  8. "Thriller" – 13:43 (Thriller, December 1983)

Side two

  1. "Scream" (vocal duet between Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson) – 5:00 (HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, June 1995)
  2. "Childhood" (Theme from "Free Willy 2") – 4:33 (HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, June 1995)
  3. "You Are Not Alone" – 5:47 (HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, August 1995)
  4. "Earth Song" – 7:49 (HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, November 1995)
  5. "They Don't Care About Us" – 7:17 (HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, April 1996)
  6. "Stranger in Moscow" – 5:38 (HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, August 1997)
  7. "MJ Megaremix" – 10:36 (Excluded from the DVD format release)
  8. "Blood on the Dance Floor" – 5:40 (Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, March 1997)
  9. "Brace Yourself" – 3:22
  • "Billie Jean" is the performance from Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever
  • "Smooth Criminal" is the full "Moonwalker" version with most of the pause in the music cut out.
  • "Scream" censors out the word "fucking", but does not censor Janet's middle finger.
  • "You Are Not Alone" is slightly extended and features angel scenes not featured in original video.
  • "Earth Song" includes the sound effects, such as the chainsaw, as well as a message at the end, describing the shooting of the film.
  • "They Don't Care About Us" is the Brazilian version.
  • "MJ Megaremix" was released only on the earliest VHS, Laserdisc, and VCD pressings of this collection. It was removed afterwards for unspecified reasons.
  • "Blood on the Dance Floor" is the Refugee Camp Mix.

DVD features

This refers to the UK Region 2 release. Other regions may vary.

  • PCM Stereo
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Instant lyrics for chapter access (can be on/off)


Country Certification Sales
Australia 7× Platinum[1] 105,000
Brazil Gold[2] 25,000
Germany Platinum[3] 50,000
Mexico 5× Platinum + Gold[4] 350,000
New Zealand Gold[5] 2,500
Spain Gold[6] 10,000
USA 6× Platinum[7] 600,000


  1. ^ ARIA Charts
  2. ^ [3]
  3. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('HIStory+on+Film%2C+Volume+II')" (in German).  
  5. ^ [4]
  6. ^ Promusicae
  7. ^ RIAA
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