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Dancehall Queen (1997)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 October 1997 (USA)
A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.

Directors:

Rick Elgood, Don Letts
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Cast

Credited cast:
Audrey Reid Audrey Reid ... Marcia
Paul Campbell ... Priest
Carl Davis Carl Davis ... Larry
Mark Danvers Mark Danvers ... Junior
Cherine Anderson Cherine Anderson ... Tanya
Pauline Stone Myrie Pauline Stone Myrie ... Ms. Gordon
Patrice Harrison Patrice Harrison ... Olivine
Anika Grason Anika Grason ... Tasha
Donald Thompson Donald Thompson ... Sonny
Henry Brown Henry Brown
Carl Bradshaw Carl Bradshaw ... Police officer #1
Michael London Michael London ... Police officer #2
Beenie Man Beenie Man ... Himself
Lady Saw Lady Saw ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nahtasha Budhi ... Dorothy
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Storyline

A single street vendor disguises herself for a dance contest, and pits her enemies against each other.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Islandlife

Country:

Jamaica

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cinderela da Jamaica See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingston, Jamaica

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Box Office

Budget:

JMD 35,390,673 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,627, 12 October 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$162,723, 2 November 1997
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hawk's Nest Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

[in Jamaican accent]
[after killing Sonny]
Priest: Walk and live. Talk and bumbaclaat dead.
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Connections

Referenced in The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) See more »

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Paul Campbell..Great Actor
20 January 2009 | by chineefoodSee all my reviews

I saw this movie about 12 yrs ago when i used to live in Guyana...It was a big hit down there when it was first launched..The movie contains some of the best reggae music such as the original Joyride Riddim and old school Beenie Man reggae hits... The story line is great which contains some original Caribbean/Westindian acting.Too badd they never made a follow up movie during that era.I have to give Paul Campbell 2 thumbs up for his great performance.I remember meeting him by my neighbours house and he was asking my wife to babysit his kids while he was visiting his family..Great guy and great movie.Best wishes to him and his acting career.Hope to see more of him in Hollywood.


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