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Happy birthday, Tom Waits! Here are the best streaming movies of the legendary American musician


The translator of Francis Coppola, Paul Thomas Anderson and other high-profile authors turns 73 today. Five streaming titles to trace his acting career.

Today the great man turns 73 years old. Tom Waits, one of the most personal and talented songwriters in today’s music scene. Waits has always given himself willingly to the big screen, with irony and a remarkable sense of auteur cinema. Five streaming movies chosen to pay tribute to him, they want to highlight his desire to collaborate with some of the best directors of yesterday and today. Enjoy reading.

Five Cult Movies Starring Tom Waits

  • Downbailo
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • 7 psychopaths
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • licorice pizza

Downbailo (1986)

FROM Roberto Benigni As well as John Lurie Waits is one of the three protagonists of one of the most poetic and successful films. Jim Jarmuscha hymn to freedom beautifully photographed in black and white Robbie Mueller. Downbailo talks about prison, love, freedom, and all this in an irreverent and kind tone. Lots of iconic scenes, most notably the one that seems to be improvised from an ice cream song. A real hymn to life, one of the best independent films of the 80s, a very rich decade from this point of view. Available on Amazon Prime Video.

Dracula by Bram Stoker (1992)

Francis Ford Coppola debuted as Waits in Dream for the whole day and gave him other minor roles in three other feature films, including Grow Wild. Now he gives him the role of Renfield in his extraordinary film adaptation, dedicated to the most famous vampire. Dracula by Bram Stoker it is a riot of visual inventions, unbridled romanticism, daring and personal cinema. Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins and all the rest make up a generous composition. Huge success with critics and audiences, three technical Oscars for a film that blows up, fascinates, addictive. Available on Rakuten TV, KILOGRAMS, Google games, Apple iTunes, NetflixAmazon Prime Video.

7 Psychopaths (2012)

Waits joins the amazing cast of the craziest, free crime movie ever Martin McDonagha succession of narrative madness and directorial gimmicks, not always well connected to each other, but undeniably interesting, if not downright brilliant. 7 psychopaths see Colin Farrelll, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell have fun and juggle like crazy, accompanied by a crazy prologue with Michael Pitt As well as Michael Stuhlbarg. A wavy but catchy film by an author who would later find a way to make a great movie. Available on Google Play, Apple iTunes, Amazon Prime Video.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Joel As well as Ethan Coen they choose Tom Waits as the episode’s romantic and melancholy protagonist, perhaps more metaphorical than their own. The Ballad of Buster Scruggsa playful yet profound dissertation on the myth of the old west. Also in the cast Zoe Kazan, James Franco, Liam Neeson, Harry Mellinga great Tim Blake Nelson as the protagonist of the incipit. The film has staged, in some very good moments, and found a direction and screenplay (Oscar nomination) worthy of the Coen’s best movie. Jewel. Available on Netflix.

Licorice Pizza (2021)

And we could only end with a carefree participation in the latest fast-paced and exciting film. Paul Thomas Anderson. Waits is an actor who somehow holds together the love story between the two young heroes, giving them moments of dreams and echoes of past greatness. licorice pizza he boldly flies into Los Angeles, consisting of innocence and courage, of dreams, hopes and fear of growing up. Cooper Hoffman As well as Alana Chaim I bow Sean Penn As well as Bradley Cooper give out two legendary cameos. One of the best films of the year. Available on Rakuten TV, Google Play, Apple iTunes, Amazon Prime Video.

Source: Coming Soon

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