John Lurie

John Lurie

Highest Rated: 96% Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

Lowest Rated: 19% New Rose Hotel (1998)

Birthday: Dec 14, 1952

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Impossibly hip leading light of New York's downtown music scene, primarily as singer with group The Lounge Lizards. Lurie is best known for his deadpan performances in the films of Jim Jarmusch, to which he has also contributed scores.

Highest rated movies

Stranger Than Paradise
Paris, Texas
Down by Law
New Rose Hotel

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
33% No Score Yet Face Addict Original Music - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sleepwalk Frank (Character) - 2000
61% 67% Clay Pigeons Original Music $1.8M 1998
19% 38% New Rose Hotel Distinguished Man (Character) $20.4K 1998
59% 61% Manny & Lo Original Music $435.0K 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Just Your Luck Coker (Character) - 1996
88% 70% Get Shorty Original Music $68.8M 1995
43% 76% Blue in the Face Original Music $586.3K 1995
No Score Yet 86% Fishing With John Unknown (Character),
Director
- 1992
89% 87% Mystery Train Original Music - 1989
No Score Yet 82% The Little Devil Cusatelli (Character) - 1988
87% 94% Down by Law Jack (Character),
Original Music
$106.5K 1986
94% 93% Paris, Texas Slater (Character) - 1984
96% 88% Stranger Than Paradise Willie (Character),
Original Music
- 1984
No Score Yet 55% Permanent Vacation Sax player (Character),
Music
- 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Subway Riders Saxophonist (Character),
Original Music
- 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Offenders The Lizard (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Underground U.S.A. Jack Smith (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men in Orbit Astronaut (Character),
Director,
Screenwriter
- 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red Italy Unknown (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rome '78 Unknown (Character) - 1978

TV

Credit
100% 71% Painting With John Director,
Host,
Writer
2021-2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Animal Cops: Houston Narrator 2003-2004 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Animal Cops: Detroit Narrator 2002-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Animal Cops Narrator 2002
No Score Yet 72% SpongeBob SquarePants Unknown (Guest Voice) 2000