Mystery Train (1989) Poster



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Lassie (1954) (TV Series)
Lost in Space (1965) (TV Series)
The Graduate (1967)
When Jun and Mitsuko kiss at one point, Mitsuko still has cigarette smoke in her mouth, á la Mrs. Robinson in the Graduate.
Repo Man (1984)
Sy Richardson, who played Lite, wears the same Sheriff hat
Down by Law (1986)
Tom Waits voices the radio DJ heard in 'Mystery Train', a direct reference to his role as a DJ in Jarmusch's previous film 'Down by Law'.
Blue Velvet (1986)
Mitsuko thickly applies lipstick and kisses Jun, smearing it all over his mouth, mirroring a scene in 'Blue Velvet'.

Referenced in 

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
The finger-snap lighter trick Mr. White does is taken from 'Mystery Train'.
Fargo (1996)
Heimat 3: A Chronicle of Endings and Beginnings: Das glücklichste Volk der Welt - 1989 (2004) (TV Episode)
a huge poster at the entrance of a cinema in Berlin, November 9, 1989
The Limits of Control (2009)
The Japanese woman on the train is from Jarmusch's earlier movie "Mystery Train"
Brows Held High: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the works of Jim Jarmusch
Brows Held High: Dead Man (2013) (TV Episode)
another Jim Jarmusch film

Featured in 

Cinefile: Made in the USA (1993) (TV Movie)
a clip from this film is shown
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
features excerpts of the movie

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