Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Synopsis: A hitman who lives by the code of the samurai, works for the mafia and finds himself in their crosshairs when his recent job doesn't go according to plan. Now he must find a way to defend himself and his honor while retaining the code he lives by.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Jim Jarmusch
Production: Artisan Entertainment
  1 win & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.5
Metacritic:
67
Rotten Tomatoes:
82%
R
Year:
1999
116 min
Website
161 Views

- She was.

I don't know what happened.

Let's go.

Come on, Vin, let's go.

(Indistinct conversation)

- Ghost Dog!

- Knowledge to knowledge, baby.

(Attacker) Shit!

How you doin'? How are you?

They're inside, waiting for you.

- Condolences on Handsome Frank.

- Thank you.

- My thoughts are with you, Joe.

- They're waiting for you.

- I'm sorry about Frank.

- Thank you.

Sorry about your nephew, kid.

They whacked him.

What are you gonna do?

That's the way it goes.

- Hey. Go in, they're waiting.

- Thanks.

Louie, how's it going?

(Knock on door)

I'm sorry we're late, Mr Vargo.

(Johnny) Mr Bonacelli was...

delayed on his way over.

Sit down.

(Sonny) Johnny,

step outside, have a smoke.

Sure, Sonny.

Mr Vargo.

We got a big problem here.

Seems like you're responsible.

Your mystery man fucked up.

Morini told me

he put the girl...

..Mr Vargo's daughter,

on the bus.

He did...but she got off and

went to Handsome Frank's house.

You wanted Handsome Frank

whacked... So he got whacked.

From outside. I set it all up.

No traces, no nothing.

(Louie) Morini said

that she was on the bus.

Jesus, it's lucky

he didn't do her, too. Right?

lf he had,

you would be fucking dead.

- This is not a good situation.

- Where is she? Is she OK?

Don't worry

about Mr Vargo's daughter.

We need to eliminate

the scumbag who whacked Frank.

Frank was one of us. His killer

needs to be...neutralised.

Erased from the planet.

For the past four years, he's

done maybe 12 perfect contracts.

Perfect. Like a ghost.

(Louie) He's valuable.

Totally untraceable.

lf he'd realised anyone would

be there, he'd have backed off.

He sure didn't know

that she was gonna...be there.

Louie, unless you wanna

be buried next to Frank,

tell us everything about

this mysterious, ghostlike,

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Jim Jarmusch

James Robert Jarmusch (born January 22, 1953) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, and composer. He has been a major proponent of independent cinema since the 1980s, directing such films as Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), Mystery Train (1989), Dead Man (1995), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), and Paterson (2016). Stranger Than Paradise was added to the National Film Registry in December 2002. As a musician, Jarmusch has composed music for his films and released two albums with Jozef van Wissem. more…

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