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Release Date: May 10th, 1996

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2000

R|2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Circumstances transform a mild-mannered accountant (Johnny Depp) into a notorious Old West gunslinger.

Cast: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott, Mili Avital, Crispin Glover, Eugene Byrd, Iggy Pop

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Western

Production Co: Miramax Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A slow-paced but hypnotically absorbing movie, it's buoyed by Jarmusch's trademark off-key humor and embellished throughout by an electrifying instrumental score, courtesy of Neil Young. show more

  • Dead Man is likely Jim Jarmusch’s most stunning achievement. show more

  • Watching this movie has an almost hypnotic effect, like being carried along on a river past terrains both familiar and inexplicably, maddeningly odd. show more

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