Joe Dante

Born in November 28th, 1946

From Morristown, New Jersey, USA

Joe Dante Biography

Joseph "Joe" Dante, Jr. is an American film director and producer of films generally with humorous and science fiction content. His films include Piranha (1978) and The Howling (1981), both from scripts by John Sayles; Segment 3 of Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983); Gremlins (1984), his first major hit, and its sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990); Explorers (1985), Innerspace (1987), Amazon Women on the Moon (1987); The 'Burbs (1989), Matinee (1993), Runaway Daughters (1994), The Second Civil War (1997), The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998), Small Soldiers (1998), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), and Homecoming (2005).

In 1995-1996, Dante worked on The Phantom, and when he was removed from the film, he chose screen credit (as executive producer) rather than pay. He was creative consultant on Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992) and directed five episodes. He played himself in the series finale.

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Joe Dante Filmography

Love, Antosha Poster
August 2, 2019
Nightmare Cinema Poster
June 21, 2018
Trafficked Poster
October 6, 2017
Tales of Halloween Poster
October 16, 2015
Burying the Ex Poster
September 4, 2014
The Hole Poster
October 31, 2009