Directors DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of JOE DANTE

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  1. Jim_K

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    DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of JOE DANTE

    Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

    JOE DANTE

    The Hole (2009)

    Trapped Ashes (2006) ('Wraparound' segment)

    Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
    Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
    Small Soldiers (1998)
    The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998) (TV)
    The Second Civil War (1997) (TV)
    Runaway Daughters (1994) (TV)
    Matinee (1993)
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
    The `Burbs (1989)
    Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) (segments "Hairlooming", "Bullshit or Not", "Critic's Corner", "Roast Your Loved One, " "French Ventiloquist's Dummy" [TV cut only] and "Reckless Youth")
    Innerspace (1987)
    Explorers (1985)
    Gremlins (1984)
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (segment 3)
    The Howling (1981)
    Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) (uncredited)


    Piranha (1978)
    Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
    The Movie Orgy (1968)
     
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    JOE DANTE (1946 - )


    The Hole (2009)

    Trapped Ashes (2006) ('Wraparound' segment)
    Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
    Small Soldiers (1998) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998)
    The Second Civil War (1997)
    Runaway Daughters (1994)
    Matinee (1993) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The `Burbs (1989) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Innerspace (1987) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Explorers (1985) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gremlins (1984) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (segment 3) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Howling (1981) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Piranha (1978) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Hollywood Boulevard (1976) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Movie Orgy (1968)
     
  3. Bill McA

    Bill McA Producer

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    Rated from [​IMG] to [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Titles in RED
    are theatrical screenings

    Joe Dante
    Nov 28, 1946 -
    The Hole (2009) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Trapped Ashes (2006) (Wraparound Story Segments) [​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
    Small Soldiers (1998) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998) (TV)
    The Second Civil War (1997) (TV)
    Runaway Daughters (1994) (TV)
    Matinee (1993) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) [​IMG][​IMG]
    The `Burbs (1989) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) (segments) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Innerspace (1987) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Explorers (1985) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Gremlins (1984) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (segment 3) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    The Howling (1981) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Piranha (1978) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (Own the Blu)
    Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
    The Movie Orgy (1968)

    Seen 14
    Own 4
     
  4. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    JOE DANTE

    Seen: 5
    Like: 1*
    Own: 1

    Rank order:

    The `Burbs (1989)
    Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
    Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
    Innerspace (1987)
    Gremlins (1984)


    * - as an attraction at Sea World, I like the Haunted Lighthouse, and would go see it again there, but as a movie, I would never buy it on dvd or watch it in my home.
     
  5. Steve Christou

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    Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Small Soldiers (1998) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Matinee (1993) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The `Burbs (1989) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Innerspace (1987) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Explorers (1985) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gremlins (1984) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (segment 3) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Howling (1981) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Piranha (1978)
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    Rankings

    1)The 'Burbs
    2)Innerspace
    3)Explorers
    4)The Howling
    5)Gremlins
    6)Gremlins 2
     
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    Small Soldiers - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Gremlins - [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
    Small Soldiers (1998)
    The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998) (TV)
    The Second Civil War (1997) (TV)
    Runaway Daughters (1994) (TV)
    Matinee (1993)
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

    The `Burbs (1989)
    Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) (segments "Hairlooming", "Bullshit or Not", "Critic's Corner", "Roast Your Loved One, " "French Ventiloquist's Dummy" [TV cut only] and "Reckless Youth")
    Innerspace (1987)
    Explorers (1985)
    Gremlins (1984)
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (segment 3)
    The Howling (1981)
    Piranha (1978)

    Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
    The Movie Orgy (1968)


    Bolded films I've seen.
     
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    Matinee (1993) - C_
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) - A-
    Gremlins (1984) - B
    The Howling (1981) - B-
     
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    1. The Gremlins - B+ (assumption, haven't seen it in 20 years or more)
    2. Matinee - B
    3. Looney Tunes Back In Action - B-
    4. Piranha - B-
    5. The Burbs - B-
    6. Gremlins 2 - B-
    7. Innerspace - C+ (Assumption on 5,6,7, haven't seen since either theatrical release or shortly after video release)
    8. The Howling - C
     
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    1. Gremlins

    2. The Burbs

    3. Amazon Women On The Moon

    4. Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    5. Twilight Zone: The Movie

    6. Innerspace

    7. The Howling

    8. Piranha

    9. Hollywood Boulevard

    10. Matinee

    11. Explorers
     
  12. Jim_K

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    Updated Master list...............................
     
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    Gremlins 2: The New Batch - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Gremlins - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Matinee - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Howling - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Piranha - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Innerspace - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Burbs - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Small Soldiers - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Explorers - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Twilight Zone: The Movie - (Haven't seen it in a long time, don't really remember much about Dante's segment, so I need to see it again)
    Amazon Women on the Moon - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Looney Tunes: Back in Action - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    So, yeah, I like most of Joe Dante's movies. I'm a big Gremlins fan.
     
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    The `Burbs (1989) *
     
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    Ratings on a scale of * to *****:

    1: The Howling (1981) *****
    2: The Screwfly Solution (2006) *****
    3: Matinee (1993) ****
    4: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) ****
    5: Piranha (1978) ****
    6: Gremlins (1984) ***½
    7: Homecoming (2005) *½
    8: The 'Burbs (1989) *
    9: Small Soldiers (1998) *

    Own 3
     
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    Trapped Ashes (2006) ('Wraparound' segment) [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Seen 13
    Own 1
     
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    (ratings 1-5 stars / in ranked order)


    Gremlins [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Gremlins 2: The New Batch [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1/2
     
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    The `Burbs (1989) - 8/10
    Explorers (1985) - 4/10
    Gremlins (1984) - 6/10
    Piranha (1978) - 5/10


    "No, I've never seen that, I've never seen anyone drive their garbage out to the curb and bang the hell out of it with a stick."
     
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    Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
    Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
    Small Soldiers (1998)
    The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998) (TV)
    The Second Civil War (1997) (TV)
    Runaway Daughters (1994) (TV)
    Matinee (1993)
    Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
    The `Burbs (1989)

    Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) (segments "Hairlooming", "Bullshit or Not", "Critic's Corner", "Roast Your Loved One, " "French Ventiloquist's Dummy" [TV cut only] and "Reckless Youth")
    *Innerspace (1987)
    Explorers (1985)
    Gremlins (1984)
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (segment 3)
    The Howling (1981) Piranha (1978)
    Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
    The Movie Orgy (1968)
     

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