A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley.

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Chris Blackwell ...
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Cindy Breakspeare ...
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Aston Barrett ...
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Bunny Wailer ...
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Danny Sims ...
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Constance Marley ...
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Donald Kinsey ...
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Hugh Creek Peart ...
Himself (as Hugh Creek Sledgo Peart)
Peter Marley ...
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Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. The definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international super-stardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, there is rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best. Written by Magnolia Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, thematic elements and some violent images | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 April 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bob Marley: Stay with the Rhythm  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$262,004 (USA) (20 April 2012)

Gross:

$1,412,124 (USA) (10 August 2012)
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Trivia

The documentary was made with the full co-operation of the Marley family. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.129 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Road Block)
Written by Aston Barrett & Hugh Creek Peart
Performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers
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enlightening
8 May 2012 | by (Paris, Texas) – See all my reviews

I am amazed at the amount of information not publicly known about an icon such as Bob Marley. This movie goes into great (and previously unmentioned) detail regarding his life, his family, his music and his untimely death. The interviews with his wife, his girlfriends, his children, band mates, etc. tell much of the story that we never were privy to prior. While it is more than two hours in length, you will soon realize it takes every bit of this and then some to detail the life of someone who unfortunately only lived to the age of 36. There are recoding sessions, interviews with Marley himself and footage of his many tours and concerts. This documentary will convert anyone yet understanding how important Robert Nesta Marley was to world music and world politics. I highly recommend it.


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