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

A pair of violent Men have spiritual awakenings.

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

Votes: 8,490 | Gross: $9.63M

Shottas (2002)
36 metascore

Shottas (2002)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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.

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

Votes: 3,801

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, Shantol Jackson

Votes: 39

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: 4,962

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: 1,576

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

Votes: 123

The Rich & the Ruthless (2017– )


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

Votes: 19

One Love (2003)

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: 341

Third World Cop (1999)
28 metascore

Third World Cop (1999)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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 ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 351 | 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: 423

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: 480 | Gross: $0.16M

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

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: 42

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: 148

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: 102

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: 152

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: 131

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: 87

No Place Like Home: Redux (2019)


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

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: 77

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

William Shakespeare's Macbeth

Drama | Announced

On a jewel of an Island floating in the Caribbean Sea, William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is retold in a modern day adaptation which remains true to the original text.

Director: Aleta Chappelle | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Harry Lennix, Evan Ross

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: 37

Out Deh - The Youth of Jamaica (2019)

79 min | Documentary | Post-production

Out Deh is a documentary film which portrays the Youth of Jamaica: a new generation in transition, determined to get out of old and set structures in society and culture - and contribute ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis Josek, Donald de la Haye

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: 57

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: 55 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 20

Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie (1983)

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

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: 93

City of Gold (II)

115 min | Crime, Drama | Announced

A group of underprivileged teenagers stumble upon a bag of lost money.

Director: Christopher Kendrick

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

Bashment Granny (2008)


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

Votes: 8

Homelands (2017)

73 min | Documentary | Completed


Directors: Jaha Browne, Tara Manandhar

Me & Mi Kru (2010– )



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

Votes: 9

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: 12

Winston (2019)

15 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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

Director: Tanya E. Taylor | Star: Kyvon Edwin

Bongo Man (1982)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Director: Stefan Paul | Star: Jimmy Cliff

Votes: 7

Code (2017)

Short, Drama

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

Glory to Gloriana (2006)

110 min

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

Unspoken (II) (2019)

12 min | Short, Drama

"UNSPOKEN" is drama set in the hills of Kingston on a hot oppressive summer night when Caroline who is 8 mths pregnant is woken by a loud voice outside her window.

Director: Danae Grandison | Stars: Hector Lincoln, Kimberly Patterson, Katrina Spencer

Kingston Paradise (2013)

83 min | Drama

A hustler's journey into chaos to steal a car and his lady friends dream for peace from a painting, forces a crime that changes their lives forever.

Director: Mary Wells | Stars: Christopher Daley, Camille Small, Greggory Nelson, Paul Shoucair

Votes: 15

Irie the Film: Journey of a King (2017)

94 min | Documentary | Post-production

IRIE tells the tale of a hidden figure in the world music scene that extends from Miami to Japan and everywhere in-between. Noel 'King Sporty' Williams is only a degree of separation from ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Osborne

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



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Stars: Tyler Steinkamp, Greekgodx

Votes: 112

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

Journey to Jah (2013)

92 min | Documentary, Music

The forceful feature-length documentary Journey to Jah by Noel Dernesch and Moritz Springer catches the global phenomenon of crossing borders by documenting the experiences of integration ... See full summary »

Directors: Noël Dernesch, Moritz Springer | Stars: Gentleman, Alborosie, Alberto D'Ascola, Terry Lynn

Votes: 136

Songs of Redemption (2013)

78 min | Documentary

A group of inmates at the General Penitentiary in Kingston, Jamaica, are involved in a rehabilitation program based in music.

Directors: Miquel Galofré, Amanda Sans

Votes: 16

Cross My Heart (II) (2018)

14 min | Short, Drama

An American teenage girl visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves.

Director: Sontenish Myers | Stars: Earle Brown, John Chambers, Dorothy Cunningham, Jordan-Amanda Hall

Votes: 7

The Marijuana Affair (1975)


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Director: William Greaves | Stars: Carl Bradshaw, Evett Hussey, Charles Hyatt, Basil Keane

The White Witch of Rose Hall

Drama | Announced

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

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