Michael Jackson Films The Video For Bad In 1986 Brooklyn (Photos)

The 18-minute long video for Michael Jackson’s 1987 smash hit Bad was filmed over six weeks in late 1986 at Brooklyn’s Hoyt Schermerhorn station. Written by New York novelist and screenwriter Richard Price (The Wanderers (1974), Clockers (1992)) and directed by Martin Scorsese (Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980)). the video was a sensation.

 

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) stands inside the door of subway train and speaks with crew members during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Michael Jackson (1958 – 2009) stands inside the door of subway train and speaks with crew members during the filming

 

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 ? 2009) smiles as he steps of the a subway car during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

American producer and manager Frank DiLeo (fore, in sunglasses) and popular musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) (center rear, also in sunglasses) stand in a subway car during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

American producer and manager Frank DiLeo (fore, in sunglasses) and Michael Jackson

 

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 ? 2009) sits in a subway car during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) waves during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) stands with a gloved hand on his head during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) (center, without hat) shakes handswith an "Mini Max" played by Wesley Snipes as others watch during the filming of a scene in the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorsese, New York, New York, November 1986. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) stands with a blanket over his shoulders during a break in the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorsese, New York, New York, November 1986. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Popular American musician Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) stands in a graffiti-filled subway car during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorsese, New York, New York, November 1986. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

 

Bad 25 is a 2012 documentary film about the 25th anniversary of Jackson’s Bad. The film was directed by Spike Lee.