Jamaica (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Belly (1998)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

Two young friends involved in organized crime and drug dealing find that their priorities differ

Director: Hype Williams | Stars: Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins

Votes: 8,952 | Gross: $9.63M

The Harder They Come (1972)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music

Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.

Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman

Votes: 5,347

Shottas (2002)
6.2
36 metascore

Shottas (2002)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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 | Stars: Ky-Mani Marley, Spragga Benz, Louie Rankin, Paul Campbell

Votes: 3,951

Sprinter (2018)

114 min | Drama, Sport

A boy separated from his mother who has moved to the U.S. for a better life, is set to be Jamaica's next track-and-field sensation.

Director: Storm Saulter | Stars: Lorraine Toussaint, David Alan Grier, Bryshere Y. Gray, Nirine S. Brown

Votes: 259

Rockers (1978)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty. As tensions build, Horsemouth and friends plot to end the gangsters ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Bafaloukos | Stars: Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace, Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall, Monica Craig, Marjorie Norman

Votes: 1,643

Dancehall Queen (1997)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

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

Directors: Rick Elgood, Don Letts | Stars: Audrey Reid, Carl Davis, Paul Campbell, Mark Danvers

Votes: 503 | Gross: $0.16M

Wild On... (1997– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Wild On. It was an E-TV show. Entertainment broadcast between 1997 and 2006. Each episode focused on the experience of a celebrity touring some tourist region of the planet and trying their... See full summary »

Stars: Art Mann, Brooke Burke, Cindy Taylor, Joe Francis

Votes: 126

The Rich & the Ruthless (2017– )

Drama

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Stars: Valenzia Algarin, Elaine Ballace, Hunter Bodine, Richard Brooks

Votes: 20

One Love (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A rasta musician meets a gospel singer when they both enter a music contest in Kingston Jamaic. They fall for each other but are kept apart by the Girl's father the Pastor, who wants her to marry into the church.

Directors: Rick Elgood, Don Letts | Stars: Ky-Mani Marley, Cherine Anderson, Idris Elba, Vas Blackwood

Votes: 348

Third World Cop (1999)
6.2
28 metascore

Third World Cop (1999)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A police officer returns to his neighborhood in Kingston, Jamaica to find himself in conflict with his childhood friend who is now the right-hand-man of the local gang-lord in a gun-running racket. Jamaica's highest-grossing film to date.

Director: Chris Browne | Stars: Paul Campbell, Mark Danvers, Carl Bradshaw, Winston 'Bello' Bell

Votes: 365 | Gross: $0.04M

Countryman (1982)

R | 102 min | Drama

A young American couple crash-lands their plane in Jamaica. A fisherman rescues them and leads them away from the authorities, who have fabricated a story about the plane, involving drug and arms smuggling by the CIA, to gain popularity in an upcoming election.

Director: Dickie Jobson | Stars: Countryman, Hiram Keller, Carl Bradshaw, Basil Keane

Votes: 483

Royal Palm Estate (1994– )

60 min | Drama

Royal Palm Estate mirrors life on an old sugar manor set in Jamaica. The drama spins around the lives of the well off Blackburn family who remain symbols of a provincial period long gone. ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Campbell, Adam Hyde, Michael Nicholson, Passionique Weller

Votes: 11

Black Mother (2018)
6.8
86 metascore

Black Mother (2018)

TV-MA | 77 min | Documentary

From red light districts to lush rain-forests, 'Black Mother' is a loving and lyrical ode to Jamaica and its people, a visual poem that is at once deeply felt love letter and ecstatic street-corner prayer.

Director: Khalik Allah

Votes: 284 | Gross: $0.02M

Destiny (II) (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Lisa Collen visits Jamaica from Toronto, Canada to sell her family's estate. Complexities soon present themselves to her when she meets a musician under the watchful eye of her family.

Director: Jeremy Whittaker | Stars: Karian Sang, Sabrina Diana Colie, Kerstin Whittaker, Christopher Martin

Votes: 38

No Place Like Home (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

When Susan, a film producer from NYC, goes to Jamaica to shoot a shampoo commercial, she finds herself, through a series of unforeseen circumstances, drifting further and further away from ... See full summary »

Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Susan O'Meara, Carl Bradshaw, Countryman, P.J. Soles

Votes: 75

The Lunatic (1991)

R | 93 min | Comedy

The story of a village madman, Aloysious, who has the amazing ability to talk to anything, including trees, cows and cricket balls. Portrayed from a Jamaican prospective with an acute eye ... See full summary »

Director: Lol Creme | Stars: Julie T. Wallace, Paul Campbell, Carl Bradshaw, Reggie Carter

Votes: 153

Better Mus' Come (2010)

104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies, and advance their political agenda. It is a fictionalized ... See full summary »

Director: Storm Saulter | Stars: Sheldon Shepherd, Sky Nicole Grey, Ricardo Orgil, Everaldo Creary

Votes: 154

No Place Like Home: Redux (2019)

Drama

Perry Henzell's feature NO PLACE LIKE HOME went unseen as the negative was thought lost for over 25 years. Found and restored, this 2019 release is a true cinema event. A beautiful film ... See full summary »

Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Susan O'Meara, Carl Bradshaw, Countryman, P.J. Soles

Votes: 7

Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie (1985)

Not Rated | 105 min | Music

Reggae legends jam to the Jamaican beat in this classic film of the 1983 Reggae Sunsplash. Held in Montego Bay, the festival showcases the finest in reggae, dub and ska.

Director: Robert Mugge | Stars: Rita Marley, Gregory Isaacs, Gil Scott-Heron, Ziggy Marley

Votes: 6

Rude Boy: The Jamaican Don (2003)

R | 90 min | Action

Julius, a young man who has his eyes set on becoming a famous deejay like Bob Marley, is desperate for a chance to go to L.A. and further his music career. Julius agrees to become a drug ... See full summary »

Director: Desmond Gumbs | Stars: LaNease Adams, Nahtasha Budhi, Jimmy Cliff, John 'Ras Kidus' Cornelius

Votes: 132

Smile Orange (1976)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes a humorous and somewhat acidic view of the tourism business, mostly from the point of view of Ringo, a hustler, con man and waiter.

Director: Trevor D. Rhone | Stars: Carl Bradshaw, Glenn Morrison, Stanley Irons, Vaughn Crosskill

Votes: 111

HR Finding Joseph I (2016)

92 min | Documentary

"Finding Joseph I" is a feature documentary chronicling the eccentric life and struggles of punk rock reggae singer, Paul "HR" Hudson, a.k.a. Joseph I, legendary lead singer from Bad Brains.

Director: James Lathos | Stars: Mark Andersen, Yana Chupenko, Anthony Countey, Cro-Mags

Votes: 100

Every Nigger Is a Star (1974)

Documentary, Drama

A man returns to his home of Jamaica from journey. Along the way, he meets up with famous reggae bands of the time.

Director: Calvin Lockhart | Stars: Big Youth, The Boris Gardiner Happening, Fabulous Five, Alfred Fagon

Ghett'a Life (2011)

TV-MA | 104 min | Action, Drama

A ghetto teenager battles against the odds to become a boxing champion.

Director: Chris Browne | Stars: Winston Bell, Kevoy Burton, O'Daine Clarke, Carl Davis

Votes: 90

Klash (1995)

R | 95 min | Crime, Music, Romance

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Director: Bill Parker | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Giancarlo Esposito, Stafford Ashani, Carl Bradshaw

Votes: 67

Me & Mi Kru (2010– )

Comedy

THIS IS A STORY OF BENZLY HYPE AN UP COMING REGGAE ARTIST THAT LIVES WITH HIS MOTHER BEATRICE IN THE INNER CITY POORER SECTION OF KINGSTON JAMAICA WHEN ONE DAY HE BUYS A LOTTO TICKET AND BY... See full synopsis »

Stars: Everaldo Creary, Hemsley C. Morris Jr., Audrey Reid, Carey Campbell

Votes: 9

Diana King: Shy Guy (Color Version) (1995 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

The music videos for the Bad Boys soundtrack with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence appearing in it. That video features King dancing and singing to the song in a very cold-looking environment... See full summary »

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Diana King, Martin Lawrence, Will Smith

Votes: 28

Sugar (VI) (2016)

Short, Drama

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Director: Michelle Serieux | Stars: Shanique Brown, Karen Harriot, Shantol Jackson, Carol Lawes

Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Musical

Based on footage shot in the early seventies and lost for more than thirty years, NAACP IMAGE AWARD winner Esther Anderson takes us on a journey to Jamaica and into 56 HOPE ROAD, Kingston, ... See full summary »

Directors: Ester Anderson, Gian Godoy | Stars: Ester Anderson, Aston Barrett, Carlton Barrett, Countryman

Votes: 98

A Woman's Deeper Journey Into Sex (2015)

75 min | Documentary, History

We follow fictional character Detective Lacey on her travels to investigate aspects of female sexuality including women buying sex and Rent-A-Dreads. Lacey returns at the beginning of the film and reflects retrospectively on her journey.

Director: Sally McKenzie | Stars: Heidi Fleiss, Lizzie Ballinger, Fayr Barkley, Jennifer Berman

Votes: 58

Glory to Gloriana (2006)

110 min | Drama

The rags to riches story of a young country girl, Gloria Minto who was determined to makes the most of life. She came from humble beginnings and with the help of those around her and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lennie Little-White | Stars: Carol Campbell, Rodney Campbell, Gracie-Ann Watson, Kerie-Ann Lewis

Votes: 10

Arnold's Caribbean Pizza (2020– )

Comedy

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Stars: Judi Johnson, Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, Courtney Undah-Privilege Nevers, Mark Anthony Williams

Roots Time (2006)

73 min | Adventure, Music

Roots Time is the story of "Jah Bull" and "Baboo", two Rastafarians that sell LP records in an old colorful car field for the villages within Jamaica. By chance "Farmer Roots," his favorite... See full summary »

Director: Silvestre Jacobi | Stars: Llewelyn Samuda, Woolton Harrison, Louis Christie, Brenda Finlayson

Votes: 52

The White Witch of Rose Hall

Drama | Announced

The legend of Jamaica's Annee Palmer - also known as the White Witch of Rose Hall.

Out the Gate (2011)

Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Crime, Music

After a turn of unfortunate events in Jamaica, Everton leaves his home to make it big in the music business in America. Everything is not a bed of roses in Hollywood, but with struggles and... See full summary »

Directors: Stevie Johnson, Qmillion | Stars: Paul Campbell, Oliver Samuels, Shelli Boone, Everton Dennis

Votes: 56 | Gross: $0.00M

Code (2017)

Short, Drama

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Director: Sarah Manley | Stars: Kaleb D'Aguilar, Carl Davis, Ouida Lewis

Star Crossed (2020)

102 min | Comedy

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Director: Paul Bucknor | Stars: River Akenaten, Charl Baker, Tamique Baxter, Everaldo Creary

Nefarious (2018)

107 min | Drama, Horror | Completed

Your friends and enemies have one thing in common, you! Mark leaves his girlfriend to be with Natasha, the girl he truly loves, but her brother Andrew comes with the relationship. Willing ... See full summary »

Director: Rhett S. Butler | Stars: Aneka Cadienhead, Rhonda Butler, Lloyd Bramwell, Roshane Lawrence

Dreadlocks Story (2014)

83 min | Documentary, History

The hidden spiritual links between Jamaican Rastas and Indian Sadhus.

Director: Linda Aïnouche | Stars: Atma, David Hinds, Bill 'Blade' Howell, Monty Howell

Votes: 8

Bashment Granny (2008)

Comedy

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Director: Stede Flash | Stars: Dainty Bellanfonte, Abigail Grant, Ruth Samuels, Patrick Smith

Votes: 8

Children of Babylon (1980)

122 min | Drama

About people making love while searching for love. Penny is a young university graduate student, Rick an artist, Luke a "dreadlocks" farmhand, Dorcas the housekeeper and Laura the wealthy plantation owner.

Director: Lennie Little-White | Stars: Tobi, Don Parchment, Bob Andy, Leonie Forbes

Votes: 6

Runt (2005)

Not Rated | Drama, Thriller

When Christopher confronts his own violent temper which threatens the family life of his wife and children, he flies home to Jamaica and engages in an exorcism of the spirit, from his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Phillip Edwards | Stars: Michael Phillip Edwards, Carl Bradshaw, Nadège August, Patrice Pitman Quinn

Votes: 53

Going Down (2018)

10 min | Short, Drama

When two couples are trapped in an elevator, being forced to examine their relationships and themselves may be the only way out.

Director: Mezan Ayoka | Stars: Bertina Macauley, Rodney Campbell, Nadean Rawlins, Jeff Crossley

Origins (II) (2016)

16 min | Short

After stealing a magical object known as The Well, Annie Palmer: The White Witch of Rose Hall, sets off a chaotic chain of events that will bring together heroes and villains from Jamaica's mythology in a dark new adventure.

Director: Kurt Wright | Stars: Leonie Forbes, Kevoy Burton, Shanique Brown, Tony Hendriks

Bad Boys (1993 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short

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Directors: Osamu Sekita, Takeshi Yamaguchi | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Tesshô Genda, Megumi Hayashibara, Ken'yû Horiuchi

Lee Scratch Perry's Vision of Paradise (2015)

100 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Lee Scratch Perry's Vision of Paradise is a unique project in many ways. It is the life story of the legendary musician, but it is not a biography, it is a fairytale documentary! The ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schaner | Stars: Ashley Beedle, Dennis Bovell, Jomo Charles, Peter Harris

Votes: 61

Tell the Children the Truth (2015 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary | Completed

A DOCUMENTARY ON PARENTING IN JAMAICA

Director: Amanda Sans

Hang 'em High (2016)

19 min | Short, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Years after a mysterious, supernatural force has plunged humanity into chaos, a lone woman searches the countryside for an enemy from her past.

Director: Evan Ottoni | Stars: Joylene Alexander, Kevoy Burton, Aston Cooke, Kaleb D'Aguilar

Man Free (2011)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

Man Free takes a look into the lives of everyday people in the beautiful country of Jamaica. Told through the people themselves, the film takes a glimpse into the lives of young and old as ... See full summary »

Director: Kinsey Beck | Stars: Perry Henzell, Brushy One String

Votes: 13

Winston (2019)

15 min | Short, Drama

A young Jamaican thief commits the unthinkable to survive, crushing his humanity in the process.

Director: Tanya E. Taylor | Star: Kyvon Edwin

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