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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jim Jarmusch

Writing Credits  

Jim Jarmusch ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Dennis Liu ...
Frank Minucci ...
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Gene Ruffini ...
Frank Adonis ...
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Kenny Guay ...
Vince Viverito ...
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Touché Cornel ...
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Mugger
Yan Ming Shi ...
Kung-Fu Master
Vinny Vella ...
Sammy the Snake (as Vinnie Vella)
Joseph Rigano ...
Joe Rags (as Joe Rigano)
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Punk in Alley
Salvatore Alagna ...
Punk in Alley
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Punk in Alley
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Dreddy Kruger ...
Timbo King ...
Clay Da Raider ...
Dead And Stinking ...
Deflon Sallahr ...
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Clebert Ford ...
Pigeonkeeper
José Rabelo ...
Rooftop Boatbuilder
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Lefty
Tony Rigo ...
Tony
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Al
Angel Caban ...
Social Club Landlord
Luz Valentin ...
Girl in Silver
Rene Bluestone ...
Club Couple
Jordan Peck ...
Club Couple
Jonathan Teague Cook ...
Bear Hunter (as Jonathan Cook)
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Bear Hunter
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Voice of Scratchy (voice) (archive footage)
Vanessa Hollingshead ...
Female Sheriff
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Blonde with Jaguar
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Samurai in Camouflage (as The RZA)
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Accountant (scenes deleted)
Paul Diomede ...
Young Gangster (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Richard Guay ... producer
Jim Jarmusch ... producer
Diana Schmidt ... co-producer

Music by 

RZA

Cinematography by 

Robby Müller

Film Editing by 

Jay Rabinowitz

Casting By 

Ellen Lewis
Laura Rosenthal

Production Design by 

Ted Berner

Art Direction by 

Mario Ventenilla

Set Decoration by 

Ron von Blomberg ... (as Ronnie Von Blomberg)

Costume Design by 

John A. Dunn ... (as John Dunn)

Makeup Department 

Clifford Booker ... hair stylist (as Cliff Booker)
Judy Chin ... makeup artist
Todd Kleitsch ... assistant special makeup effects
Neal Martz ... special makeup effects artist
Adenike Wright ... hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Victor De Jesus ... production supervisor
Lonnie Kandel ... production supervisor
Gabrielle Mahon ... post-production supervisor
Diana Schmidt ... unit production manager
Stacey E. Smith ... post-production supervisor (as Stacey Smith)
Karen L. Thorson ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Cindy Craig ... second assistant director
Jude Gorjanc ... first assistant director
Jessica Piscitelli ... second second assistant director

Art Department 

Shirley Belwood ... assistant property master
Jeff Butcher ... property master
Nathalie Cassegrain ... art department coordinator (as Nathalie Leslie-Cassergrain)
Bill Cassidy ... key construction grip
Peter DeCurtis ... set dresser (as Pete DeCurtis)
Susan Glod ... second scenic
Mario Herrera ... charge scenic artist
Richard S. Kamin ... construction foreman (as Richard Kamin)
Louis Mucci ... carpenter
Joseph Proscia ... lead man (as Joe Proscia)
Danny Rovira ... construction coordinator
Philip Saccio Jr. ... on-set dresser (as Phil Saccio Jr.)
Philip Saccio ... assistant lead man (as Phil Saccio Sr.)
Jennifer Snoeyink ... scenic
Ken Sperling ... stand-by construction grip
Steve Swanson ... set dresser
Clayton Thomas ... shop production assistant (as Clayton 'Massive' Thomas)
Roman Turovsky ... on-set scenic
Thomas Hocking ... construction grip (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David Boulton ... adr mixer
Jason Canovas ... adr editor
John Chamberlain ... adr recordist
Eric A. Christoffersen ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Anthony J. Ciccolini III ... sound designer (as Chic Ciccolini III) / sound effects editor (as Chic Ciccolini III)
Ryan Collison ... foley artist
Keith Culbertson ... sound re-recordist
Joe Dohner ... foley recordist (as Joseph Dohner)
Jeanne Gilliland ... cable person
Thomas A. Gulino ... dialogue editor
Ann Hadsell ... adr mixer
Drew Kunin ... sound mixer
Kevin Meehan ... boom operator (as Kevin V. Meehan)
Yvette Nabel ... foley editor
Daniel Pagan ... sound effects editor
Alex Raspa ... adr recordist
Lynn Sable ... assistant sound editor
Dominick Tavella ... sound re-recording mixer (as Dom 'The Dominator' Tavella)
Brian Vancho ... foley artist
John Werner ... assistant sound editor (as John Michael Werner)
Karl Wasserman ... additional sound utility (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Drew Jiritano ... special effects coordinator
John Stifanich ... special effects assistant
Andrew Mortelliti ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

John Furniotis ... optical effects
Don Nolan ... digital and optical effects
Trevor Bajus ... digital artist (uncredited)
Molle DeBartolo ... digital restoration artist (uncredited)
Gray Miller ... title animator (uncredited)
Dave Salter ... animation cameraman (uncredited)
Mark Tureski ... optical effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Norman Douglass ... stunt coordinator
Manny Siverio ... stunt coordinator
Jeff Ward ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Chris Beattie ... grip
Katherine M. Butler ... first assistant camera (as Kate Butler)
Christian Carmody ... second assistant camera
Francesca Cobaco ... electrician (as Francesca 'Max' Corbachio)
Jon Delgado ... electrician (as John M. Delgado)
Ray Flynn ... best boy electric
Abbot Genser ... still photographer (as Abbott Genser)
Douglas C. Hart ... first assistant camera (as Doug Hart)
Pedro Hernández ... best boy grip
Chaim Kantor ... camera operator
Tim Kelly ... grip
Gary Lamantia ... camera technician: Wescam camera (as Gary LaMantia)
Scott Maguire ... camera loader
Rick Marroquin ... dolly grip
Gary Martone ... key grip
Michael J. Maurer ... electrician (as Michael Maurer)
Tally Morse ... dolly grip (as Talley Morse)
David Norris ... camera operator: Wescam camera
Sean O'Brien ... grip
Christopher Porter ... gaffer (as Chris Porter)
Rick Raphael ... Steadicam operator
Mark Schwentner ... gaffer
Josh Steinberg ... grip
Nicolas L. Charuet ... grip (uncredited)
Chaim Kantor ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Anthony Ortiz ... extras casting (as Anthony 'Dust' Ortiz)
Jessy Terrero ... extras casting
Ulysses Terrero ... extras casting
Blythe Cappello ... casting associate (uncredited)
Gayle Keller ... casting associate (uncredited)
Jeanne McCarthy ... casting: Los Angeles (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Kevin Brainerd ... assistant costume designer
David Davenport ... wardrobe supervisor
Amy Habacker ... wardrobe supervisor (as Amy S. Habacker)

Editorial Department 

Jennifer Apel ... assistant editor
Héctor Cordero ... apprentice editor
Tony Grocki ... first assistant editor
Ricardo Olivero ... color timer
Catherine Rankin ... negative cutter
John Dowdell ... hd colorist (uncredited)
Peter Phillips ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)

Music Department 

Jay Rabinowitz ... music editor
Sunz of Man ... soundtrack (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

John Arena Jr. ... driver
Ralph Astarita ... driver
Tom Buckman Jr. ... driver
Bill Buckman ... driver
Christopher Cilento ... driver (as Chris Cilento)
Danny Houghton ... driver
Joe Irwin ... driver
Bob Lansing ... driver
Leonard Luizzi ... driver (as Lenny Luizzi)
John Lynch Jr. ... driver
Joe Mallon ... driver
George Moran ... driver
John Raffone ... driver
Ed Stewart ... driver
Francis Volpe ... driver (as Francis Volpe Jr.)
Louis Volpe ... transportation captain (as Lou 'Sonny' Volpe)
Ralph Volpe ... transportation co-captain

Other crew 

Carl Archibald ... location assistant
Cynthia Bauer ... intern
Jesse Bodine ... office production assistant
Brian Cantaldi ... set production assistant
Jen Cox ... payroll accountant
Ged Dickersin ... location manager
Aaron Douglas ... accountant
Sara Driver ... story consultant
Jennifer Ehman ... intern
Joe Facey ... craft service
Orlando Ferreyra III ... intern
Kathleen Gallagher ... intern
Mara Galus ... set production assistant
Jeff Seymann Gilbert ... intern (as Jeffrey Seymann)
Jill Goldstein ... legal services
Ariel Greene ... intern
Joe Guest ... intern
Tucker Hartsorne ... assistant animal wrangler
Richard Heller ... legal services
Vanessa Jacobs ... assistant production coordinator
Tom Jarmusch ... location scout
Paul Johnson ... security officer
Chiemi Karasawa ... script supervisor
Damon Keller ... intern
Stefanie Koseff ... assistant: Stacey Smith
Brian Lampf ... office production assistant
Susan Lawlor ... production secretary
Nemo Librizzi ... spirit balance
Gabrielle Mahon ... assistant: Richard Guay
Suk Yi Mar ... assistant location manager
Alfredo Martinez ... gun consultant
Steve McAuliff ... animal wrangler
Tony McKray ... security officer
Kelly Mearkle ... office production assistant
Macho Mendez ... security officer
Kevon Murphy ... location assistant
Chris O'Brien ... legwork
David Phillips ... parking coordinator
Jennifer Pietzryh ... set medic
Reid Rosefelt ... publicist
Christa Saredi ... world sales
Kate Schultz ... location scout
Harris Smith ... intern
Stacey E. Smith ... assistant: Jim Jarmusch (as Stacey Smith)
Michele Soddano ... assistant accountant
Jim Sotet ... philosophical consultant
Thea St. Omer ... intern
Demond Stafford ... location assistant
Eliza Thomas ... intern
Daira Torres ... intern
Alfonso Trinidad ... key set production assistant
Mimi Turner ... location scout
Dana Wisher ... set production assistant
Heathar Wynne ... set medic
Randall Balsmeyer ... title designer (uncredited)
Al Cerullo ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Michael K. Reynolds ... chef (uncredited)

Thanks 

Akira Kurosawa ... personal thanks
Jean-Pierre Melville ... personal thanks
Mary Shelley ... personal thanks
Bart Walker ... very special thanks
Crew verified as complete

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