|Forest Whitaker||Ghost Dog|
|Cliff Gorman||Sonny Valerio|
|Henry Silva||Ray Vargo|
|Isaach De Bankolé||Raymond|
|Tricia Vessey||Louise Vargo|
|Gene Ruffini||Old Consigliere|
|Richard Portnow||Handsome Frank|
Ghost Dog is a contract killer, a master of his trade who can whirl a gun at warp speed and moves through this world like a phantom -- stealthy and evanescent. In the spirit of the samurai, he has pledged his loyalty to a small time mobster named Louie who saved his life many years before.