Mika Kaurismäki's work as director

- The Liar (1980)

- Saimaa-ilmjö (1981)

- Jackpot 2 (1982)

- The Worthless (1982)

- The Clan - The Tale of the Frogs (1984)

- Rosso - Eine Reise in die Finsternis (1985)
A killer from Sicily gets the order to go to Finnland to kill his ex-girl-friend. With the brother of the victim, he searches for her all over Finnland, finally finds her, but is shot by other mafia killers for the retardation of his instruction.

- Helsinki-Napoli - all Night long (1987)
The Finnish taxi driver Alex, married with Italian Stella, living in Berlin, finds a suitcase full of money in his boot. He is not the noly one who wants the money.
with Kari Väänänen, Martti Syrjä, Leona Harjopatana, Margi Clarke, Sam Fuller, Eddie Constantine, Wim Wenders

- Night Shift (1988)

Cha Cha Cha (6kB)

- Cha Cha Cha (1989) 85 min.
Successful car dealer changes roles with his hobo brother to get the heir of a rich aunt.
with Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sanna Fransman

- Paper Star (1989)

Amazon (7kB)

- Amazon (1989) 88 min.
After the death of his wife, the Finn Kari takes his two daughters and travels the jungle of Brazil.
with Kari Väänänen, Robert Davi, Rae Dawn Chong, Minna Sovio

Zombie and the Ghost Train (6kB)

- Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991) 88 min.
Zombie is a loser. Without perspectives for anything, he dies bit by bit with the help of alcohol.
with Silu Seppälä, Matti Pellonpää, Marjo Leinonen

- The last Border (1993)

- Tigrero - A Film that was never made (1994)
Documentary (with Jim Jarmusch, I guess) on a film that Sam Fuller wanted to make in the Brazilian jungle, but was denied by insurances.

- Condition Red (1995)

- Danish Girls show everything (1996)

- Sambolico (1996)
Short erotic film

- L.A. without a map (1998)
Undertaker from Scotland meets American wanna-be actress and follows her to Hollywood. He can't cope with the movie people and suffers that he can't have her attention for himself.
with David Tennant, Vanessa Shaw, Julie Delpy, Vincent Gallo and as guest Johnny Depp

- Highway Society (1999)
Underdog from Germany owes money to a "friend" and has to do a job for him. He has to drive a truck from Finland back to Germany, but he is not alone. A rich kid keeps him from concentrating on his work...
with Kai Wiesinger, Marie Zielcke, Kari Väänänen

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