Film Famous Movies From Jamaica

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List of popular movies from Jamaica, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Jamaica are included. This list of famous films made in Jamaica includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Jamaica should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Jamaica is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

The list of movies filmed in Jamaica include The Blue Lagoon, Cool Runnings, Dr. No, Knight and Day, and more. If you've ever wondered what movies were shot in Jamaica, find out here! 

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The Blue Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From Jamaica
The Blue Lagoon Brooke Shields, William Daniels, Leo McKern The Blue Lagoon is a 1980 American romantic adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser. The screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart was based on the novel The Blue Lagoon by Henry De Vere Stacpoole. ...more

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Cool Runnings John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau Cool Runnings is a 1993 American sports film directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba and John Candy. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Knight and Day Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Maggie Grace Knight and Day, is a 2010 action comedy film starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The film, directed by James Mangold, is Cruise and Diaz's second on-screen collaboration following the 2001 ...more

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Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond Legends of the Fall is a 1994 American epic drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, and Henry Thomas. Based on the 1979 novella of ...more

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Dr. No Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord Dr. No is a 1962 British spy film, starring Sean Connery; it is the first James Bond film. Based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, it was adapted by Richard Maibaum, Johanna ...more

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Belly Nas, DMX, Method Man Belly is a 1998 American film, directed by music video director Hype Williams, in his film directing debut. Filmed in New York City as an urban drama, the film stars rappers DMX and Nas, ...more

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Shottas Wyclef Jean, DJ Khaled, Ky-Mani Marley Shottas is a 2002 Jamaican crime film about two young men who participate in organized crime in Kingston, Jamaica and Miami, Florida. It stars Kymani Marley, Spragga Benz, Paul Campbell and ...more

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Lord of the Flies James Badge Dale, Balthazar Getty, Bob Peck Lord of the Flies is a 1990 American survival film adapted from the classic novel Lord of the Flies written by William Golding. It is the second film adaptation of the book, after Lord of the ...more

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Live and Let Die Jane Seymour, Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto Live and Let Die is the eighth spy film in the James Bond series to be produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Produced by Albert R. ...more

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Dancehall Queen Beenie Man, Cherine Anderson, Paul Campbell Dancehall Queen is a 1997 independent Jamaican film starring Audrey Reid, who plays Marcia, a street vendor struggling to raise two daughters.

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Rockers Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Jakob Miller Rockers is a 1978 Jamaican film by Theodoros Bafaloukos. Several popular reggae artists star in the movie, including Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Big ...more

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Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend is a 2011 documentary film directed by Esther Anderson and Gian Godoy.

The Best Jamaican Rappers

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A Perfect Getaway Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth, Timothy Olyphant A Perfect Getaway is a 2009 American thriller adventure film, written and directed by David Twohy that stars Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez and Steve Zahn. The film was ...more

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The Isle of Men Arpad Miklos, Ivan Andros, Pietro Rosselli "Hail, hail, and get the Kleenex ready! For the first time in nearly three years the master returns behind the camera. With a stunning cast of eighteen that features a powerful double-anal, ...more

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The Harder They Come Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley The Harder They Come is a 1972 Jamaican crime film directed by Perry Henzell and co-written by Trevor D. Rhone, and starring Jimmy Cliff. The film is most famous for its reggae soundtrack that ...more

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Third World Cop Paul Campbell, Audrey Reid, Winston Bell Third World Cop is a 1999 Jamaican action-crime film starring Paul Campbell, directed by Chris Browne and produced by Chris Blackwell of Island Jamaica Films.

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One Love Idris Elba, Ky-Mani Marley, Vas Blackwood One Love is a 2003 Jamaican film starring Ky-Mani Marley and Cherine Anderson. It was written by Trevor D. Rhone and directed by Rick Elgood and Don Letts. The film is set in Jamaica and is a ...more

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Wah Do Dem Norah Jones, Kevin Bewersdorf, Sean Bones "A daring and inventive slice of slacker cinema, a fish-out-of-water story that will leave you unsure whether to laugh or despair... The 2008 US presidential election is approaching, and ...more

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Countryman Hiram Keller, Oliver Samuels, Claudia Robinson Countryman is an independent action/adventure film directed by Dickie Jobson. It tells the story of a Jamaican fisherman whose solitude is shattered when he rescues two Americans from the ...more

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The Lunatic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies From Jamaica
The Lunatic Julie T. Wallace, Tony Hendriks

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Rude Boy: The Jamaican Don Jimmy Cliff, Beenie Man, Ninjaman

The Best R-Rated Drama Movies

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Glory to Gloriana Teddy Price, Leonie Forbes, Winston Bell Glory to Gloriana is a 2006 Jamaican movie about the trials and tribulations of one woman, hotelier "Gloria" Eugennie Carroll Minto. The inspirational movie is based on the first half ...more

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Unda Mi Nose 3: Den Den Come to Town Dayne McDonald, Donna Bucknall, Tanya Graham

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Out the Gate Shelli Boone, Oliver Samuels, Paul Campbell Out the Gate is a 2011 Jamaican action film that follows Everton Dennis, played by Everton Dennis as he leave his home in Jamaica to make it big in the United States in music. It stars Paul ...more

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Coping with Babylon: The Proper Rastology Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Half Pint

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Bashment Granny Keith 'Shebada' Ramsay, Garfield Reid, Stede Flash

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Original Dancehall Jam Jam 2005: Vol. 2 Jepther McClymont, Capleton, Turbulence

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Kings of Kings: Family Tour Capleton, Bushman & The Grass Roots Band, Niki Burt

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Taboo Yardies Taboo Yardies is a 2011 documentary family history film directed by Selena Blake.

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Lovers Flex is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Movies From Jamaica
Lovers Flex

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Smile Orange Carl Bradshaw, Vaughn Crosskill, Stanley Irons Smile Orange is a 1976 satirical film set in Jamaica. It follows the day-to-day life of Ringo a smooth-talking waiter and con-man. The film explores the tourism industry in the Caribbean and ...more

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Better Must Come Roger Guenveur Smith Better Must Come is a 2011 action film directed by Storm Saulter.

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Ghett'a Life Ghetta Life is a 2011 action film directed by Chris Browne.

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Hit Me With Music Hit Me With Music is a 2011 documentary film written by Laura Carulla and directed by Miquel Galofré.