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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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Virtually the entire cast is comprised of Jamaica's leading reggae musicians. 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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Stepping Razor
by Peter Tosh
Courtesy C.B.S. Records
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Great Movie!
1 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it premiered in 1977. Its as good today as it was then. If you're a reggae fan then this film will have you grinning the entire time.

Its great to see all my favorite reggae artists. People like Robbie Shakespeare, Dirty Harry Hall, Gregory Issacs, Jacob Miller and Jack Ruby in a robin hood type film. The acting isn't great, but its still charming. The music is wonderful and the performance clips are a lot of fun.

I suggest seeing the 25th anniversary edition of this film. A lot of cool things in it!

REMOVE YA! --Dirty Harry


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