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In Theaters
  • Wild at Heart

  • Batman

  • Stranger Than Paradise

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At Home
  • Five Sides of a Coin

  • Paris, Texas

  • Wild at Heart

  • The Loveless

  • Manny & Lo

  • Blue in the Face

  • Smoke

  • Down by Law

  • Downtown 81

  • Animal Factory

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John Lurie Movies

  • Profession: Composer (Music Score), Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 1952
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Actor/composer John Lurie began his career studying the alto saxophone, then moved to New York with his brother, pianist Evan Lurie; they formed the Lounge Lizards, a freeform jazz combo that went on to gain some distinction. Beginning in 1977 he... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Five Sides of a Coin 2003
Downtown 81 Composer (Music Score) 2001
Animal Factory Composer (Music Score) 2000
New Rose Hotel 1998
Clay Pigeons Composer (Music Score) 1998
Excess Baggage Composer (Music Score) 1997
Get Shorty Composer (Music Score) 1995
Blue in the Face Composer (Music Score) 1995
Smoke A musician / A musician 1995
Wild at Heart Sparky 1990
Mystery Train Composer (Music Score) 1989
Batman / / / / 1989
The Last Temptation of Christ James, Apostle 1988
Down by Law Jack / Composer (Music Score) 1986
Desperately Seeking Susan Neighbor Saxophonist / Neighbor Saxophonist 1985
Paris, Texas Slater 1984
Stranger Than Paradise Willie / Composer (Music Score) 1984
Permanent Vacation Sax Player / Composer (Music Score) / Songwriter
Subway Riders The Saxophonist / Composer (Music Score)
Face Addict / Composer (Music Score)
Na Krasnom Modrom Dunaji Composer (Music Score)
Manny & Lo Composer (Music Score)
The Loveless Composer (Music Score)
John Lurie and The Lounge Lizards: Live in Berlin / Composer (Music Score)
Il Piccolo Diavolo Cusatelli
The Offenders The Lizard / The Lizard / Composer (Music Score)

Worked With

DJ Spooky Five Sides of a Coin 2003
Michael Franti Five Sides of a Coin 2003
KRS-One Five Sides of a Coin 2003
Biz Markie Five Sides of a Coin 2003
Willem Dafoe Animal Factory 2000
Edward Furlong Animal Factory 2000
Seymour Cassel Animal Factory 2000
Mickey Rourke Animal Factory 2000
Steve Buscemi Animal Factory 2000
Tom Arnold Animal Factory 2000
Christopher Walken New Rose Hotel 1998
Asia Argento New Rose Hotel 1998
Annabella Sciorra New Rose Hotel 1998
Gretchen Mol New Rose Hotel 1998
Vince Vaughn Clay Pigeons 1998
Janeane Garofalo Clay Pigeons 1998
Joaquin Phoenix Clay Pigeons 1998
Phil Morris Clay Pigeons 1998
Scott Wilson Clay Pigeons 1998
Alicia Silverstone Excess Baggage 1997
Benicio Del Toro Excess Baggage 1997
Jack Thompson Excess Baggage 1997
Harry Connick, Jr. Excess Baggage 1997
Nicholas Turturro Excess Baggage 1997
John Travolta Get Shorty 1995
Gene Hackman Get Shorty 1995
Rene Russo Get Shorty 1995
Danny DeVito Get Shorty 1995
Dennis Farina Get Shorty 1995
Delroy Lindo Get Shorty 1995
Harvey Keitel Blue in the Face 1995
Lou Reed Blue in the Face 1995
Roseanne Blue in the Face 1995
Michael J. Fox Blue in the Face 1995
Jim Jarmusch Blue in the Face 1995
Lily Tomlin Blue in the Face 1995
William Hurt Smoke 1995
Forest Whitaker Smoke 1995
Harold Perrineau, Jr. Smoke 1995
Victor Argo Smoke 1995
Erica Gimpel Smoke 1995
Nicolas Cage Wild at Heart 1990
Laura Dern Wild at Heart 1990
Diane Ladd Wild at Heart 1990
Isabella Rossellini Wild at Heart 1990
Harry Dean Stanton Wild at Heart 1990
Masatoshi Nagase Mystery Train 1989
Youki Kudoh Mystery Train 1989
Nicoletta Braschi Mystery Train 1989
Cinqué Lee Mystery Train 1989
Elizabeth Bracco Mystery Train 1989
Joe Strummer Mystery Train 1989
Michael Keaton Batman 1989
Jack Nicholson Batman 1989
Kim Basinger Batman 1989
Robert Wuhl Batman 1989
Pat Hingle Batman 1989
Billy Dee Williams Batman 1989
Barbara Hershey The Last Temptation of Christ 1988
David Bowie The Last Temptation of Christ 1988
Tom Waits Down by Law 1986
Roberto Benigni Down by Law 1986
Ellen Barkin Down by Law 1986
Rosanna Arquette Desperately Seeking Susan 1985
Madonna Desperately Seeking Susan 1985
Aidan Quinn Desperately Seeking Susan 1985
Mark Blum Desperately Seeking Susan 1985
Robert Joy Desperately Seeking Susan 1985
Laurie Metcalf Desperately Seeking Susan 1985
Nastassja Kinski Paris, Texas 1984
Aurore Clément Paris, Texas 1984
Hunter Carson Paris, Texas 1984
Richard Edson Stranger Than Paradise 1984