Originally Posted by cheemo
The Harder They Come
An absolute classic. Aside from being a great soundtrack, it's a terrific intro to classic reggae. It's where I heard my first non-Marley material, and I've given it as a gift to several people who were interested in hearing reggae from the 70s other than Marley.
While we're at it, I think the Rockers
OST is an equally good snapshot of the state of reggae, again, other than Marley, from a few years later. Taken together The Harder They Come
offer a solid intro to the genre (pre-dancehall and ragga, of course.)