John Lurie

Gender: male | Birthday: 1952-12-14 | Place of Birth:

John Lurie (born December 14, 1952) is an American musician, painter, actor, director, and producer. He co-founded The Lounge Lizards jazz ensemble, has acted in 19 films, including Stranger than Paradise and Down by Law, has composed and performed music for 20 television and film works, and produced, directed, and starred in the Fishing with John television series. In 1996 his soundtrack for Get Shorty was nominated for aGrammy Award, and his album The Legendary Marvin Pontiac: Greatest Hits has been praised by critics and musicians alike. Since 2000 Lurie has suffered from chronic Lyme disease and has focused his attention on painting. His art has been shown in galleries and museums around the world. His primitivist painting Bear Surprise became an internet meme in Russia in 2006.

Movies of John Lurie

New Rose Hotel
New Rose Hotel

New Rose Hotel   1999

Release Date: 1999-03-19

Rating: 5.3

Production Companies: Quadra Entertainment / Edward R. Pressman Film /

Director: Simone Lageoles / Simone Lageoles /

Stars: 
Christopher Walken  /  Willem Dafoe  /  Asia Argento
Blue in the Face
Blue in the Face

Blue in the Face   1995

Release Date: 1995-09-15

Rating: 6.8

Production Companies: Miramax Films / InterAL /

Director: Karen Kelsall / Karen Kelsall /

Stars: 
Harvey Keitel  /  Lou Reed  /  Michael J. Fox
Wild at Heart
Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart   1990

Release Date: 1990-08-17

Rating: 7

Production Companies: Samuel Goldwyn /

Director: Crispin Glover / Crispin Glover /

Stars: 
Nicolas Cage  /  Laura Dern  /  Willem Dafoe
The Last Temptation of Christ
The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ   1988

Release Date: 1988-08-12

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Cineplex-Odeon Films /

Director: Martin Scorsese / Martin Scorsese /

Stars: 
Willem Dafoe  /  Harvey Keitel  /  Barbara Hershey
The Little Devil
The Little Devil

The Little Devil   1988

Release Date: 1988-07-01

Rating: 6.7

Production Companies: Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica / Yarno Cinematografica /

Director: Roberto Benigni / Roberto Benigni /

Down by Law
Down by Law

Down by Law   1986

Release Date: 1986-09-20

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies: Island Pictures / The Criterion Collection /

Director: Jim Jarmusch / Jim Jarmusch /

Stars: 
Tom Waits  /  John Lurie  /  Roberto Benigni
Desperately Seeking Susan
Desperately Seeking Susan

Desperately Seeking Susan   1985

Release Date: 1985-03-29

Rating: 6

Production Companies:

Director: John Turturro / John Turturro /

Stars: 
Madonna  /  Rosanna Arquette  /  Aidan Quinn
Stranger Than Paradise
Stranger Than Paradise

Stranger Than Paradise   1984

Release Date: 1984-10-01

Rating: 7.3

Production Companies:

Director: Jim Jarmusch / Jim Jarmusch /

Stars: 
John Lurie  /  Eszter Balint  /  Richard Edson
Paris, Texas
Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas   1984

Release Date: 1984-05-19

Rating: 7.9

Production Companies: Paramount Television / Paramount Television /

Director: Helen Caldwell / Helen Caldwell /

Permanent Vacation
Permanent Vacation

Permanent Vacation   1980

Release Date: 1980-01-01

Rating: 6

Production Companies: Cinesthesia Productions /

Director: Jim Jarmusch / Jim Jarmusch /

Stars: 
Chris Parker  /  Leila Gastil  /  Jane Fire
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