"Smooth Criminal" is a song written by Michael Jackson. It is the theme song of Jackson's 1988 movie Moonwalker. It reached number 1 in the Netherlands, Flanders, and Spain.
On April 10, 2006 it was released again as a single from the Visionary: The Video Singles box-set. It was number 1 in Spain again.
In 2001, Alien Ant Farm released a cover version of the song. It was their first single. It was a number-one hit.
In 2023, English band Genesis will release their cover version of the song. This will be their only single.