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The Harder They Come

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Crime Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19721h 43mOn: Free Services Fandor Hoopla 
Tags: Music Drug Gangster Country: Jamaica

Ivanhoe Martin arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, looking for work and, after some initial struggles, lands a recording contract as a reggae singer. He records his first song, "The Harder They Come," but after a bitter dispute with a manipulative producer named Hilton, soon finds himself resorting to petty crime in order to pay the bills. He deals marijuana, kills some abusive cops and earns local folk hero status. Meanwhile, his record is topping the charts.The Harder They Come featuring Jimmy Cliff and Janet Bartley is streaming on Fandor, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 7 others. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (6,014 votes).

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Perry Henzell


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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#10,515 Ranked Movie

#73 Ranked in Movies on Shout Factory TV

#254 Ranked in Gangster Movies

#657 Ranked in Music Movies

The Harder They Come has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (6,014 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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