Joe Dante

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $443,711,699 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #278)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Gremlins (Director), Small Soldiers (Director), Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Director), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (Director), The `Burbs (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Jailer (Beverly Hills Cop III), Lab Assistant (Sleepwalkers), Face on the Cutting Room Floor (Oscar), Himself (American Grindhouse)
Most productive collaborators: Kirsten Dunst, Michael Finnell, Zach Galligan, Gregory Smith, Mike Finnell

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)3$54,087,479$0$54,087,479
Cameo1$42,586,861$76,594,077$119,180,938
Inverviewee1$5,529$0$5,529
In Technical RolesDirector14$387,770,535$55,941,164$443,711,699
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
6/18/2010 American Grindhouse Himself    $5,529 $5,529  
5/25/1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Jailer  $15,276,224 $42,586,861 $119,180,938 $50,000,000
4/10/1992 Sleepwalkers Lab Assistant  $10,017,354 $30,524,763 $30,524,763  
4/26/1991 Oscar Face on the Cutting Room Floor  $5,091,027 $23,562,716 $23,562,716  
7/1/1976 Cannonball! Kid    $0 $0  
Movies: 5Totals: $96,679,869$173,273,946 
  Averages:$6,076,921$19,335,974$34,654,789$10,000,000
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
9/28/2012 The Hole 3D Director   $0 $5,751,322  
11/14/2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Director $9,317,371 $20,950,820 $54,540,662 $80,000,000
12/31/1998 The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy Director   $0 $0  
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Director $14,047,592 $55,143,823 $71,743,823 $40,000,000
12/31/1997 The Second Civil War Director   $0 $0  
1/29/1993 Matinee Director $3,601,015 $8,925,775 $8,925,775  
6/15/1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch Director $9,702,804 $41,476,097 $41,476,097 $50,000,000
2/17/1989 The `Burbs Director $11,101,197 $35,382,246 $35,382,246  
9/18/1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Director   $548,696 $548,696  
7/3/1987 Innerspace Director $4,739,913 $19,816,619 $19,816,619  
7/12/1985 Explorers Director $3,607,340 $9,873,000 $9,873,000  
6/8/1984 Gremlins Director $12,511,634 $148,168,459 $148,168,459 $11,000,000
6/24/1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Director $6,614,366 $29,500,000 $29,500,000 $10,000,000
4/10/1981 The Howling Director   $17,985,000 $17,985,000 $1,000,000