• Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2000)

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Release Date: March 17th, 2000

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2000

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) is a contract killer, a master of his trade who can whirl a gun at warp speed and moves through this world like a phantom -- stealthy and evanescent. In the spirit of the samurai, he has pledged his loyalty to a small time mobster named Louie (John Tormey) who saved his life many years before.

Cast: Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Henry Silva, Isaach De Bankolé, Tricia Vessey, Victor Argo, Gene Ruffini

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Pandora Filmproduktion GmbH, Le Studio Canal +, Bac Films, JVC Entertainment, Degeto Film, Plywood Productions

Keywords: Revenge, Murder, 2000s, Dark, Quest, Friend, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Ann HornadayBaltimore Sun

    A thoroughly absorbing, even transfixing, journey to a future that may already be upon us.

  • 100
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    Jim Jarmusch has come up with something strange and amazing. show more

  • 52
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Likable, but frustratingly lazy, Ghost Dog has coolness running all through it, but little substance.

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