The Harder They Come

  • 1973
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

This outstanding Jamaican feature became a major cult favorite in the US and did much to popularize reggae with its fabulous musical score. Reggae star Jimmy Cliff plays Ivan, a young aspiring singer from the country who arrives in Kingston with high hopes of becoming a recording star. Work is hard to come by, however, and after a rude awakening on the...read more

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The Harder They Come - Trailer
00:30 — Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping (more…)
The Harder They Come - Trailer
02:12 — Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping (more…)
The Harder They Come - Official Trailer
02:12 — Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping (more…)
(Movie Clip) On The Run
As fugitive Ivan's hit song plays, a cop sees Ivan's graffiti in the slums, Ivan's producer takes a call, and Ivan himself (Jimmy Cliff) learns to dri (more…)

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This outstanding Jamaican feature became a major cult favorite in the US and did much to popularize reggae with its fabulous musical score. Reggae star Jimmy Cliff plays Ivan, a young aspiring singer from the country who arrives in Kingston with high hope… (more)

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