Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Jim Jarmusch
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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013–2018)
Lower East Side
TV-14 | 57 min | Documentary
Bourdain takes a personal journey through this formerly bohemian New York City neighborhood, as he meets, shares meals and reflects with music, film and art trailblazers.
Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993–2008)
Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Space Ghost writes a screenplay and interviews guests Ben Stiller, Kevin Smith, and Jim Jarmusch as potential candidates to direct his movie. In the end, Space Ghost decides to direct the movie himself.
8. Talking Heads: Storytelling Giant (1988 Video)
52 min | Music
Storytelling Giant was a 1988 compilation of ten music videos produced by Talking Heads during the 1980s. The videos are linked by apparently real people (not actors) telling stories from ... See full summary »
10. Sling Blade (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Votes: 82,201 | Gross: $24.48M
11. Bored to Death (2009–2011)
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.
12. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993–2008)
15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »
15. The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera (1996)
55 min | Documentary, Biography
In a documentary about Samuel Fuller, the spectator gets different impressions about the Hollywood director and his films. The film is divided into the three sections: The Typewriter, the ... See full summary »
17. Night on Earth (1991)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Votes: 50,608 | Gross: $2.02M
18. Down by Law (1986)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.
Votes: 43,950 | Gross: $1.44M
19. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993)
12 min | Short, Comedy
This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »
20. American Dream (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary
Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 685 | Gross: $0.27M
21. Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)
An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.
Independent Lens (1999– )
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
R | 109 min | Documentary
Corporate audio and videotapes tell the inside story of the scandal involving one company's manipulation of California's energy supply and its, and how its executives wrung a billion dollars out of the resulting crisis.
Votes: 4,510 | Gross: $4.06M
25. Clerks (1994)
R | 92 min | Comedy
A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.
Votes: 202,696 | Gross: $3.15M
27. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies ... See full summary »
28. Divine Trash (1998)
97 min | Documentary
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 975 | Gross: $0.04M
Bored to Death (2009–2011)
The Case of the Missing Screenplay
TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
At a New York film-society party, George introduces Jonathan to filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, a fan of Jonathan's first book, who is interested in having him rewrite a screenplay. Later, after ... See full summary »
31. Dead Man (1995)
R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Western
On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange Native American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Votes: 84,488 | Gross: $1.04M
32. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
A New Yorker's life is thrown into a tailspin when his younger cousin surprise visits him, starting a strange, unpredictable adventure.
Votes: 31,451 | Gross: $2.44M
34. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.
35. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
Unrated | 124 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,518 | Gross: $0.25M
37. Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me (2001)
102 min | Documentary, Music
Portrait of an important American musician through the testimonies of fellow musicians and people from his environment, but also through archival material and documents from various stages of his life and career.
39. In Bad Taste (2000 TV Special)
100 min | Documentary
A documentary on the career of film maker John Waters. Featuring interviews with actors and fellow film-makers. The life and death of actor, Divine is also discussed.
41. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Votes: 79,983 | Gross: $3.31M
44. Living the Light - Robby Müller (2018)
86 min | Documentary
DoP Robby Müller has inspired generations with his ground-breaking camerawork. Director Claire Pijman had access to his personal archive to create an extraordinary film essay that intertwines archival material with excerpts of his oeuvre.
45. Rockets Redglare! (2003)
89 min | Documentary
Documentary on Rockets Redglare (aka Michael Morra), a colorful figure on the New York City art scene up until his death in 2001. In his life, Redglare was the bodyguard/drug dealer to Sid ... See full summary »
47. Pop Odyssee 2 - House of the Rising Punk (1998 TV Special)
119 min | Documentary, Music
The House Of The Rising Punk is a documentary film made by director Christoph Dreher. The film was originally released for German television in 1998 and stars amongst others Lenny Kaye, ... See full summary »
48. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
270 min | Documentary
Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki, along with Peter Von Bagh.
Sodankyla Forever is a great documentary ... See full synopsis »
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Val
Action, Comedy, Crime
Johhny is delighted that Hollywood director Jeremy Harmetz has casted him for a low-budget action movie as martial arts actor/stuntman. But the media exposure also discloses his survival to... See full summary »