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Joe Dante

Joe Dante

Birthday: 28 November 1946, Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Height: 166 cm

Joe Dante is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art. After a stint as a film reviewer, he began his filmmaking apprenticeship in 1974 as trailer editor for Roger Corman's New World Picture ...Show More

Joe Dante
[on Gremlins (1984)] What I like in movies especially are movies that do things that you can't do in Show more [on Gremlins (1984)] What I like in movies especially are movies that do things that you can't do in real life and show you things that you can't see by walking out in the street. And there have been a lot of great movies that show you real life as it is lived and should be lived. But my favorite kind of movies are the ones that show you things that you can't see anywhere but in the movies. And this picture? Believe me, you'll never see this stuff except in the movies. Hide
[in "Halliwell's Filmgoers and Video Viewers Companion", on producing movie trailers for Roger Corma Show more [in "Halliwell's Filmgoers and Video Viewers Companion", on producing movie trailers for Roger Corman] We did all kinds of things in trailers to help sell films. We had a famous exploding helicopter shot from one of those Filipino productions that we'd cut in every time a trailer was too dull because that was always exciting. Hide
[on the late Elisabeth Brooks] The Howling (1981) was her first major hit movie. Elisabeth brought t Show more [on the late Elisabeth Brooks] The Howling (1981) was her first major hit movie. Elisabeth brought to the role of Marsha Quist exactly what was needed. She was a beautiful and exotic woman and we will miss her. Hide
Joe Dante's FILMOGRAPHY
All as Actor (38) as Director (13)
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