• Marley (2012)


Release Date: April 20th, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2012

PG-13 |2 hr 24 min

Plot Summary

The life story of musician, revolutionary and legend Bob Marley, from the early days to international superstardom. Features rare footage, performances and interviews.

Cast: Bob Marley

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Shangri-La Entertainment, Cowboy Films

Keywords: 1970s , Rise , Inspiring , 1940s , 1980s , Family , 1960s , 1950s , Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Marley celebrates the fact that its subject is still among us in the way that perhaps matters most: His music not only survives, it thrives. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The director, Kevin Macdonald, searches for clarity amid the contradictions of Marley's life and reaches no conclusions, but that's a tribute to his subject's complexity in a film of fascinating too-muchness. show more

  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Marley is sure to become the definitive documentary on the much beloved king of reggae. show more

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Nominated Documentary
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)