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DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of JOE DANTE


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#1 of 25 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted June 04 2005 - 01:00 AM

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)



Death before Streaming!


#2 of 25 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted June 04 2005 - 01:01 AM

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JOE DANTE (1946 -     )


The Hole (2009)

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


Piranha (1978) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) Posted Image Posted Image
The Movie Orgy (1968)



Death before Streaming!


#3 of 25 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted June 04 2005 - 02:27 AM

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Titles in RED are theatrical screenings

Joe Dante
Nov 28, 1946 -

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

Seen 14
Own 4


       

#4 of 25 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted June 04 2005 - 02:37 AM

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.
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

"My films are not slices of life, they are pieces of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock"My great humility is just one of the many reasons that I...

#5 of 25 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted June 04 2005 - 02:44 AM

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

1)The 'Burbs
2)Innerspace
3)Explorers
4)The Howling
5)Gremlins
6)Gremlins 2

Dave hören... auf, wille stoppen sie Dave... stoppen sie Dave... Mein gehirn geht... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin ängstlich Dave... Guter Nachmittag. Ich bin ein HAL 9000 computer. Ich wurde funktionsfähig am HAL-Betrieb in Urbana, Illinois auf January 12 1992.


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#6 of 25 OFFLINE   Adam_S

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Posted June 04 2005 - 03:30 AM

Small Soldiers - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Gremlins - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
 

#7 of 25 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted June 04 2005 - 04:39 AM

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.

#8 of 25 OFFLINE   DavidBC

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Posted June 04 2005 - 08:48 AM

Matinee (1993) - C_
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) - A-
Gremlins (1984) - B
The Howling (1981) - B-
I don't care for modern films. All crashing cars and close-ups of people's feet.
-Lillian Gish
 

#9 of 25 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted June 05 2005 - 02:52 PM

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
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#10 of 25 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted June 07 2005 - 10:10 PM

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#11 of 25 OFFLINE   Ric Bagoly

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Posted June 16 2005 - 10:33 AM

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
"You can't be the first, and you'll never be the last, but baby, you can ALL be next! Woooooooo!!!"

#12 of 25 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted October 29 2005 - 02:12 AM

Updated Master list...............................
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#13 of 25 OFFLINE   BarryS

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Posted November 22 2005 - 06:08 AM

Gremlins 2: The New Batch - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Gremlins - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Matinee - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Howling - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Piranha - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Innerspace - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Burbs - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Small Soldiers - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Explorers - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
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 - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Looney Tunes: Back in Action - Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

So, yeah, I like most of Joe Dante's movies. I'm a big Gremlins fan.

#14 of 25 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted December 08 2005 - 11:11 PM

Updated Master list...............................
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#15 of 25 OFFLINE   Joe Karlosi

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Posted February 17 2006 - 09:36 AM

The `Burbs (1989) *


#16 of 25 OFFLINE   Justin_S

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Posted March 30 2006 - 05:43 PM

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) *

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#17 of 25 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted September 12 2006 - 07:51 PM

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Trapped Ashes (2006) ('Wraparound' segment) Posted Image Posted Image

Seen 13
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Posted October 08 2006 - 10:05 AM

(ratings 1-5 stars / in ranked order)


Gremlins Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Gremlins 2: The New Batch Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image 1/2

#19 of 25 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted October 09 2006 - 03:31 AM

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."

#20 of 25 OFFLINE   Ray_R

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Posted November 16 2006 - 01:31 PM

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)