This movie is about crime connected to selling drugs and extortion, hence the title. The crimes which start off in Jamaica then move to USA.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ky-Mani Marley ...
Biggs (as Kymani Marley)
Spragga Benz ...
Wayne
Louie Rankin ...
Teddy Bruck Shut
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Mad Max
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Richie
J.R. Silvera ...
Young Biggs
Carlton Grant Jr. ...
Young Wayne
Munair Zacca ...
Mr. Anderson
Claudette Pious ...
Auntie Pauline
Isiah Laing ...
Detective Laing
Beast ...
Teddy Bruck Shut's Hitman
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Dangles (as Jabba Mitchell)
Screechie Bop ...
Gussy
San San ...
Raquel
Andrew 'Flipper' Davis ...
John John
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This movie is about crime connected to selling drugs and extortion, hence the title. The crimes which start off in Jamaica then move to USA.

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Friendship, loyalty & greed.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality/nudity, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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27 February 2002 (USA)  »

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Conexão Jamaica  »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Spragga Benz's son, Carlton "Carlisle" Grant Jr., played the young Wayne character. See more »

Goofs

In the first 10 minutes of the movie, where it was still based on the year 1978, young Wayne was seen taking a gun out of one side of a sneaker. The sneaker was a black and white Air Jordan 12 which would not appear to the shelves until the fall of 1996, some 18 years later. See more »

Crazy Credits

Very Special Thanks - All Bootleggers Worldwide ("Shottas" official PR Firm) NEVER AGAIN THOUGH! See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shottas for Life (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

The March
Performed by Ky-Mani Marley (as Kymani Marley)
Written by Ky-Mani Marley (as Kymani Marley)
Courtesy of Warrior Productions
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Top Shottas are Back
12 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this by far is One of the realest movies from Jamaica to hit the streets internationally since Rockers and Harder they Come...Cess Silvera Has by far Made one of the Greatest Jamaican Movies of Modern time...The Official New Release is So Crisp and Clear.Beats the Bootleg that I've had since 04...Lookin forward to Shottas 2...The Revised Soundtrack that Stephen Marley did Far surpasses the Wack Wyclef Soundtrack from the bootleg. Ky-Mani and Spragga Benz are Perfect for the roles they portray, Along with the rest of the carefully hand picked cast of the film. It's real and raw and shows the corruption of the Jamaican Government and Police that continues today.


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