Mystery Train

Mystery Train (1989)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1989-09-06
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 191 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 46min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mystery Train
  • Production Country: Japan, United States of America
  • Director:
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In Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of a single night, the Arcade Hotel, run by an eccentric night clerk and a clueless bellboy, is visited by a young Japanese couple traveling in search of the roots of rock; an Italian woman in mourning who stumbles upon a fleeing charlatan girl; and a comical trio of accidental thieves looking for a place to hide…

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  • Youki Kudoh

    as Mitsuko
  • Masatoshi Nagase

    as Jun
  • Screamin' Jay Hawkins

    as Night Clerk
  • Cinqué Lee

    as Bellboy
  • Nicoletta Braschi

    as Luisa
  • Elizabeth Bracco

    as Dee Dee
  • Joe Strummer

    as Johnny
  • Rick Aviles

    as Will Robinson
  • Steve Buscemi

    as Charlie
  • Tom Noonan

    as Man in Diner
  • Rufus Thomas

    as Man in Station
  • Tom Waits

    as Radio DJ (voice)
  • Jodie Markell

    as Sun Studio Guide
  • William Hoch

    as Tourist #1
  • Pat Hoch

    as Tourist #2
  • Joshua Elvis Hoch

    as Tourist #3
  • Reginald Freeman

    as Conductor
  • Beverly Prye

    as Streetwalker
  • Sy Richardson

    as Newsvendor
  • Stephen Jones

    as The Ghost
  • Lowell Roberts

    as Lester
  • Sara Driver

    as Airport Clerk
  • Richard Boes

    as 2nd Man in Diner
  • Darryl Daniel

    as Waitress
  • Calvin Brown

    as Pedestrian
  • Jim Stark

    as Pall Bearer #1
  • Elan Yaari

    as Pall Bearer #2
  • Vondie Curtis-Hall

    as Ed
  • Royale Johnson

    as Earl
  • Winston Hoffman

    as Wilbur
  • Rockets Redglare

    as Liquor Store Clerk
  • Marvell Thomas

    as Pool Player #1 - Dave
  • Charles Ponder

    as Pool Player #2
  • D'Army Bailey

    as Pool Player #3
Camera Robby Müller Director of Photography
Sound Eugene Gearty Sound Effects Editor
Production Georgia Kacandes Production Coordinator
Production Rudd Simmons Line Producer
Writing Jim Jarmusch Screenplay
Directing Jim Jarmusch Director
Crew Roberto Benigni Thanks
Production Jim Stark Producer
Production Demetra J. MacBride Associate Producer
Sound John Lurie Original Music Composer
Editing Melody London Editor
Sound Robert Hein Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Al Gore Thanks
Production Kunijiro Hirata Executive Producer
Production Hideaki Suda Executive Producer
Sound Marko A. Costanzo Foley Artist
Directing Lisa Krueger Script Supervisor
Directing Eric Heffron First Assistant Director
Camera Paul Ferrara Key Grip
Art Dan Bishop Production Design
Lighting Christopher Porter Gaffer
Camera Masayoshi Sukita Still Photographer
Production Kathie Hersch Production Manager
Art Dianna Freas Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Carol Wood Costume Designer
Art Jeff Butcher Property Master
Sound Drew Kunin Sound Mixer
Sound Rick Dior Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Robert Laden Makeup Artist
Crew Gary L. King Special Effects Coordinator
Sound Mark Goodermote Boom Operator
Directing Elisabeth Myles Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Daryl Kerrigan Wardrobe Supervisor
Directing Constance L. Hoy Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Meredith Soupios Hair Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Meredith Soupios Makeup Supervisor
Camera Mark Higashino Still Photographer
Production Novella Smith Casting