The Harder They Come
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Harder They Come (1973, Jamaica) is a Reggae Music/Crime film directed by Perry Henzel.
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- Featured in: Midnight Movies: From the Margin To The Mainstream
- Featured on: TCM Underground
- Released in 1973
- Running Time: Finland:103 min (TV) | USA:120 min
- Production Co: International Films Inc.
- Distribution Co: New World Pictures (1973) (USA) (theatrical) | Succéfilm AB (Sweden) (theatrical)
- Directed by Perry Henzell
- Written by Perry Henzell & Trevor D. Rhone
- Starring Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman, Basil Keane, Bob Charlton, Winston Stona
- Produced by Perry Henzell, Jeff Scheftel (30th Anniversary DVD), Chris Blackwell (uncredited)
- Original Music by Jimmy Cliff, Desmond Dekker, The Slickers
- Cinematography by Peter Jessop, David McDonald, Franklyn St. Juste
- Film Editing by Seicland Anderson, John Victor-Smith, Richard White
Also Known As
- Balada Sangrenta (Brazil)
- Caiga quien caiga (Spain)
- Hard Road to Travel (Jamaica) (working title) (English title)
- Kingstonin kovanaama (Finland)
- Tout, tout de suite (France)
- dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail in shanty town (British DVD tag-line)
- With a Piece in His Hand He Takes on the Man!
- He Makes Women and the Charts and is on top with both.