Best Movies of Jim Jarmusch

Paterson (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $2.14M

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.


Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $1.88M

A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.


Broken Flowers (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $13.74M

As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.


Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $3.30M

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.


Dead Man (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $1.07M

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.


Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $1.97M

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.


The Dead Don't Die (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 113 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $6.56M

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.


The Limits of Control (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $0.43M

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.


Down by Law (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $1.44M

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.


Night on Earth (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 83 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $2.02M

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.


Mystery Train (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.37M

Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.


Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial hostility and indifference a small degree of affection grows between the two. Along...


Permanent Vacation (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young man wanders New York City searching for some meaning in life and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.