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Rockers (1978)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  1978 (Jamaica)
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Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty. As tensions build, Horsemouth and friends plot to end the gangsters ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace ...
Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall ...
Dirty Harry
Monica Craig ...
Madgie
Marjorie Norman ...
Sunshine
Jacob Miller ...
Jakes
Gregory Isaacs ...
Jah Tooth (as Gregory Issacs)
Winston Rodney ...
Burning Spear
Frank Dowding ...
Kiddus-I
Robbie Shakespeare ...
Robbie
Big Youth ...
Big Youth (as Manley Buchanan)
Leroy Smart ...
Himself
Lester Bullocks ...
Dillinger
Ashley Harris ...
Higher
Peter Honiball ...
Honeyball
L. Lindo ...
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Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty. As tensions build, Horsemouth and friends plot to end the gangsters reign of terror and restore justice to the people of Kingston(?) Written by BGSMC

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Monica Madgie Craig, who plays Horsemouth's wife in the film, is his real common-law wife. Their three children are also featured. See more »

Quotes

Horsemouth: Give thanks, Higher.
Higher: I-wah.
Horsemouth: True Rasta.
Higher: How the-I feeling now?
Horsemouth: I-man feel I-ney now.
Higher: You must feel upful some more. You will feel more upful within time. The man is advancing - him just survive.
Horsemouth: True, true.
Higher: I-rey. Within a time I and I can get a bath.
Horsemouth: I like the-I to cook up some Ital, Rasta.
Higher: The Ital scene is coverage. One need the Ital in ever'ting to survive. The Ital don't stop. So I and I forward within this time.
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Remake of Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »

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Midnite Rock
by Big Joe - Jah Thomas
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2 words- "REMOVE YA"
16 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After being totally burnt out on election coverage overkill, depressed by the economic woes and debating changing careers, my wife suggested we put on a movie and escape for a while.

She surprised me by pulling out "ROCKERS" one of my favorite movies of all time, it suddenly dawned on me that I hadn't watched it once this year (i usually watch bi-annually)

Wow! its amazing that this movie holds up on every level, after the first 5 minutes I completely forgot all my problems and was absorbed into the conflict of Horsemouth, The acapella of Burning Spear and of course The RASTA takeover by Dirty HArry. REMOVE YA!!!

As a filmmaker I can only aspire to do a movie with such impact wit and simplicity. The music the story, the locations and who can beat the wardrobe. To the cast and crew I fully salute and thank you for making a truly classic picture!!


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