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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 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 »

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Horsemouth: Jah guide and protect I against all foe.
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Remake of Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »

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Jah Lion
by Lee 'Scratch' Perry and The Upsetters
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fun art house flick
30 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You don't have to be a reggae fan to enjoy this film (it's not a concert film); the scene compositions are unobtrusively beautiful and thoughtful, and sucked me in. This might seem unsurprising since the director has an art photography background, but he achieves in his directorial debut what most directors only dream about. The plot, acting and music combine to make a very fun, laid back movie and a pleasure to watch. It's a shame it's the director's only film.


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