Rockers (1978) Ted Bafaloukos, Leroy ‘Horsemouth’ Wallace, Richard ‘Dirty Harry’ Hall, Monica Craig, Comedy, Drama, Music

Rockers (1978)
Making it in the music business in Kingston, Jamaica, is hard, and nobody knows it better than regularly unemployed drummer Horsemouth (Leroy Wallace). Although talented, he earns precious little for his music and is obliged to try hustling vinyl records on the side. It’s a lousy gig, but Horsemouth takes his lumps amiably, until some brash members of the local Mafia steal his motorbike. Determined to get it back, he and his friends concoct a daring scheme.

This is the movie that some say inspired the plot for Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. It’s a story about an up and coming reggae musician who has his bike stolen and so he embarks on a quest to find his stolen property.

Joining him on his journey are some relatively well known names in roots reggae. A stand out scene for instance has Gregory Isaacs cracking a safe!. Another memorable scene shows the immensely talented but little known Kiddus I, shaking out his mass of dreadlocks before singing one of the more memorable songs of the film.

All in all it’s a very fun and easy film to watch. Although the dialect can sometimes be a tad difficult to decipher it is easy enough to figure out what is going on. Most versions have subtitles but it is just as fun to ignore them and enjoy the local patois.

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BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 1h 39mn | 2,14 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 384 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music | Director: Ted Bafaloukos

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