Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob. Jarmusch's spiritual gangster film tells the story of an inner-city hit man (Whitaker) who lives on a rooftop, training himself as a samurai in the strictest sense. He communicates primarily by carrier pigeon, while remaining loyal to a gangster (Tormey) who once saved his life.

  • Jim Jarmusch
  • Jim Jarmusch
metacritic icon 8.2/10
themoviedb icon 7.3/10
  • Release Date: 1999-06-02
  • Views: 1447
  • Country: DE, US, FR, JP
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 116
  • Budget: $2,000,000
  • Revenue: $9,400,000

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