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Shottas (2002)

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Wayne and Biggs grow up together on the tough and dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Eventually moving to Miami, they begin a ruthless climb to the top of a criminal enterprise as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican mob.

Director:

Cess Silvera

Writer:

Cess Silvera

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ky-Mani Marley Ky-Mani Marley ... Biggs (as Kymani Marley)
Spragga Benz Spragga Benz ... Wayne
Louie Rankin Louie Rankin ... Teddy Bruck Shut
Paul Campbell ... Mad Max
Wyclef Jean ... Richie
J.R. Silvera J.R. Silvera ... Young Biggs
Carlton Grant Jr. Carlton Grant Jr. ... Young Wayne
Munair Zacca Munair Zacca ... Mr. Anderson
Claudette Pious Claudette Pious ... Auntie Pauline
Isiah Laing Isiah Laing ... Detective Laing
Beast Beast ... Teddy Bruck Shut's Hitman
Jabba ... Dangles (as Jabba Mitchell)
Screechie Bop Screechie Bop ... Gussy
San San San San ... Raquel
Andrew 'Flipper' Davis Andrew 'Flipper' Davis ... John John
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Wayne and Biggs grow up together on the tough and dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Eventually moving to Miami, they begin a ruthless climb to the top of a criminal enterprise as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican mob.

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Friendship, loyalty & greed.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

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

Goofs

In the scene with Mad Max, Wayne, and Errol in the kitchen, Mad Max is seen opening the refrigerator door with blood on the side of his face. There wasn't a recent gun fight or injury that would warrant this blood. This can also be seen in the opening credits. 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

In The Ghetto
Performed by Little John
Written by John McMorris and Lloyd James Sr.
Courtesy of King Jammy's Records
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User Reviews

 
Top Shottas are Back
12 January 2007 | by majorwinters2001See 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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Country:

USA | Jamaica

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shottas See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingston, Jamaica See more »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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