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Jim Jarmusch

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James Robert Jarmusch ( JAR-məsh; born January 22, 1953) is an American film director and screenwriter. He has been a major proponent of independent cinema since the 1980s, directing films such as Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), Mystery Train (1989), Dead Man (1995), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), and Paterson (2016). Stranger Than Paradise was added to the National Film Registry in December 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Jarmusch has received more than 4,234,064 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia. Jim Jarmusch is the 101st most popular film director (down from 88th in 2019), the 665th most popular biography from United States (down from 604th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Film Director.

Jim Jarmusch is an American independent filmmaker who is most famous for his films Stranger Than Paradise, Down by Law, and Dead Man.

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Among film directors, Jim Jarmusch ranks 101 out of 1,581Before him are George A. Romero, William Hanna, Howard Hawks, Walter Hill, Peter Brook, and Terrence Malick. After him are Sidney Lumet, Ang Lee, Jean-Pierre Melville, Robert Altman, Manoel de Oliveira, and Victor Fleming.

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Among people born in 1953, Jim Jarmusch ranks 23Before him are Benazir Bhutto, Tony Blair, Thomas Bach, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Mike Oldfield, and Hulk Hogan. After him are Teresa Teng, Nigel Mansell, Carlos Queiroz, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Alfred Molina, and Fatih Terim.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Jarmusch ranks 665 out of 18,182Before him are Terrence Malick (1943), Hugh Glass (1783), Hugh Everett III (1930), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933), Carl Barks (1901), and Joseph McCarthy (1908). After him are Nancy Reagan (1921), Frances McDormand (1957), Stanley Milgram (1933), Michio Kaku (1947), Bob Beamon (1946), and Josephine Cochrane (1839).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Jim Jarmusch ranks 24Before him are John Huston (1906), George A. Romero (1940), William Hanna (1910), Howard Hawks (1896), Walter Hill (1942), and Terrence Malick (1943). After him are Sidney Lumet (1924), Robert Altman (1925), Victor Fleming (1889), Jules Dassin (1911), Wes Craven (1939), and George Cukor (1899).