Best award winning movies with a youthful exuberance from Jamaica

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a youthful exuberance from Jamaica! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a youthful exuberance from Jamaica, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Black Mother (2018)

Part film, part baptism, in BLACK MOTHER director Khalik Allah brings us on a spiritual journey through Jamaica. Soaking up its bustling metropolises and tranquil countryside, Allah introduces us to a succession of vividly rendered souls who call this island home. Their candid testimonies create a polyphonic symphony, set against a visual prayer of indelible portraiture. Thoroughly immersed between the sacred and profane, BLACK MOTHER channels rebellion and reverence into a deeply personal ode informed by Jamaica’s turbulent history but existing in the urgent present.

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2018-11-02 | Documentary

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rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #256 for
    gibberish
  2. Ranked #597 for
    most inspiring
  3. Ranked #654 for
    most desirable actor

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2 One Love (2003)

Kassa a free-wheelin rasta man, falls for a straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest. Serena's father the pastor forbids her to see him and wants her to marry one of his church members. Meanwhile the record boss organizing the contest, tries to get Kassa's band to sign to his label on his terms not theirs. By using heavy tactics, he pushes the band to fight back.

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2003-05-18 | Drama / Romance

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Ky-Mani Marley, Cherine Anderson

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rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1170 for
    flattering light
  2. Ranked #1921 for
    MTV style editing
  3. Ranked #2566 for
    locking horns

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3 The Harder They Come (1972)

Ivanhoe Martin arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, looking for work and, after some initial struggles, lands a recording contract as a reggae singer. He records his first song, "The Harder They Come," but after a bitter dispute with a manipulative producer named Hilton, soon finds himself resorting to petty crime in order to pay the bills. He deals marijuana, kills some abusive cops and earns local folk hero status. Meanwhile, his record is topping the charts.

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1972-09-01 | Crime / Drama

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Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley

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rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #600 for
    Rockumentary
  2. Ranked #775 for
    morally dubious
  3. Ranked #933 for
    inside look into organized crime

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4 Rockers (1979)

Horsemouth, a drummer living in a ghetto of Kingston, plans to make money selling records. After his prized motorcycle is stolen, his plans fall through and he's forced to adapt.

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1979-11-23 | Comedy / Drama

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Leroy Wallace, Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall

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rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1684 for
    groovy soundtrack
  2. Ranked #1949 for
    deep insight
  3. Ranked #2140 for
    great casting

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5 Shottas (2002)

A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin a ruthless climb from the bottom. They remain bound to each other by their shottas loyalty as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican underworld.

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2002-02-27 | Action / Adventure

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Ky-Mani Marley, Spragga Benz

Rating

rating icon 7.654
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #583 for
    inside look into organized crime
  2. Ranked #685 for
    like Scarface
  3. Ranked #1474 for
    gruesome murder

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6 Countryman (1982)

A young woman crash-lands her plane in Jamaica. A local named Countryman rescues her and leads her away from the authorities, who have fabricated a story about the plane, involving drug and arms smuggling by the CIA, in order to gain popularity in an upcoming election.

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1982-07-05 | Drama

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Countryman, Hiram Keller

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rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6999 for
    cogent narrative
  2. Ranked #8228 for
    kitschy editing
  3. Ranked #10085 for
    mythology extending

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7 Ghett'a Life (2011)

GHETT’A LIFE is an “against the odds” action drama set in a politically turbulent inner city community of Kingston. Derrick, a determined inner city teenager realizes his dream of becoming a champion boxer despite a country, community and family conflicted by divisive political system

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2011-12-02 | Drama

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Kevoy Burton, Winston Bell

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rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #15063 for
    one sided view
  2. Ranked #15227 for
    like Scarface
  3. Ranked #17529 for
    artificial intelligence

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8 Third World Cop (1999)

Loose cannon cop Capone returns to his home town of Kingston to join a group of officers fighting organised crime in the area. On his first day he uncovers gun smuggling operation that may be connected with lead criminal Oney. However his old crew, led by Ratty, also are involved leading Capone to a choice between his job and his old crew.

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1999-09-14 | Action / Drama

Cast

Paul Campbell, Mark Danvers

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rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7047 for
    wild-card actor
  2. Ranked #8370 for
    bad directing
  3. Ranked #8560 for
    shoddy camera work

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