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Scratch (2001)

R
92 min | Documentary, Music

A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, party-rockers, and producers wax poetic on beats, ...See moreA feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, party-rockers, and producers wax poetic on beats, breaks, battles, and the infinite possibilities of vinyl. Written by Doug Pray See less
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Chali 2na
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Marc 7
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Afra
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Carlos Aguilar
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Akil
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The Allies
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Almighty K.G.
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Shannon Ames
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Dread Archie Jr.
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Babu
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Afrika Bambaataa
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Jon Bernson
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John Carluccio
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Cut Chemist
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DJ Craze
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Frank Cuevas
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DJ Curse
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Steve Dee
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DJ Premier
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Dot-a-Rock
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Grand Mixer DXT
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Emanon
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Snayk Eyez
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DJ Faust
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Feedback
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DJ Flare
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Yoga Frog
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Grandmaster Flash
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Doze Green
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Guru
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Herbie Hancock
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Mark Herlihy
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Naut Humon
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Billy Jam
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DJ Jazzy Jay
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Jurassic 5
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Kevie Kev
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Klever
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DJ Krush
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Brian Lucas
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DJ Marz
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Melo-D
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Mix Master Mike
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Mysterio
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DJ Nu-Mark
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Dave Paul
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DJ Q-Bert
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Roc Raida
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Kool DJ Red Alert
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DJ Relm
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DJ Shadow
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Shortcut
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Mista Sinista
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Jay Slim
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Soup
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Steinski
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DJ Streak
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DJ Swamp
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Rob Swift
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Total Eclipse
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7.9 / 10 | 2,558 votes