Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Marley is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, a... read more
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2012
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December 20, 2012
An exhaustive (2.5 hour) chronicle of the life of the world famous reggae legend. Die-hard fans will be thrilled with the extensive interviews and concert footage; as a more casual fan, after an hour I had learned almost everything I ever wanted to know about the man and was read...
September 24, 2012
Marley is an insightful, inspirational, and deeply moving documentary on the life of a legend. Though the runtime is a bit much, and the film starts to drag near the end, for the most part, Marly features electrifying concert footage, and great interviews. Hilarious, touching, ...
September 21, 2012
Marley is a must watch documentary about the musical icon that was and is Bob Marley. There isn't a person around who doesn't know the name, despite the fact that they may not be familiar with his music. For fans of his, this is a real treat. Marley's life is handled with such ca...
August 24, 2012
Bob Marley is one of the most iconic musicians that ever lived. Director Kevin Macdonald crafts a solid documentary about the life of the legendary Reggae musician. Comprising of interviews with the people that knew him best, Marley is a near perfect film, one that definitely is ...
May 29, 2012
Director Kevin MacDonald and co-producer Ziggy Marley bring forth the most definitive look back at the life of Bob Marley, in the new documentary "Marley".
From the formation of "The Wailers" and the comings and goings of different members of the band (including Peter Tosh a...
April 22, 2012fb100001592288964
Without a doubt, the best documentary I've seen since Exit Through the Gift Shop! I'm more of an admirer than hardcore fan of Bob Marley, but Kevin Macdonald's "Marley" is a brilliantly constructed biographical doc on the social/political/musical prophet that Bob Marley was. It's...
May 15, 2013fb721890245
A great documentary that takes the proper time to examine Bob Marley from an appropriate number of angles..not only in terms of the music but also of his upbringing, his religion and his various homes which influenced him to go in a number of different directions in life.
May 8, 2013
"Marley" is about as ambitious a documentary as Kenneth Lonergan's "Margaret" is a narrative film -- and like the latter, it's a rich, exhausting, ultimately rewarding portrait of emotional connection through music and the power of bringing people together. Of course, brilliant a...
April 5, 2013
Beautifuly done movie all wayz praize him: "BOB MARLEY" You will all wayz be a prophet, singer, rebel, raztaman 4ever bless HALIE SELASSIE I RAZTAFARI!!!!!!!!!! He made wonderfull muzik, his voice will alwayz survive when ever there iz pain, surffering or if ur feeling down.
October 14, 2012
Great movie about Bob Marley. It tells his story from a lot of different angles: wonderful interviews with his children, wives, fellow musicians and friends. Unfortunately there wasn't enough of his music in the film though.
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