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Shottas (2002)

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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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Cess Silvera

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Cess Silvera

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Cast

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 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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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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Taglines:

Friendship, loyalty & greed.

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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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Country:

USA | Jamaica

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conexão Jamaica See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingston, Jamaica See more »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

The young boy who pulls the gun out of the futuristic Air Jordan can clearly be seen wearing a pair of Tommy Hilfiger underwear, Tommy Hilfiger's line did not hit shelves until the fall of 1985 . 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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Not Good
16 March 2008 | by JoeyD11See all my reviews

This movie was nothing but a knockoff of previous gangster movies. It was an attempt to cash in on an era that has since died off due to heavy saturation. It had no plot whatsoever and I could care less about any of the main characters. The acting wasn't very good and it never showed any build up of any of the characters rise to power. It says on the DVD cover that Shottas will rank up there with Scarface or City Of God as a classic, what a gimmick. This movie sucked major I'm not allowed to write you know what. This will definitely rank somewhere in your bargain bin at the local Wal-Mart. I give it 3 out of 10 stars generously.


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