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Joe Dante

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $446,885,646 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #287)
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: Jerry Goldsmith, Kirsten Dunst, Ken King, Michael Finnell, Zach Galligan

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
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 RolesDirector15$386,979,133$59,906,513$446,885,646
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/18/2010 American Grindhouse Himself  $5,529 $0 $5,529
5/25/1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Jailer  $42,586,861 $76,594,077 $119,180,938
4/10/1992 Sleepwalkers Lab Assistant  $30,524,763 $0 $30,524,763
4/26/1991 Oscar Face on the Cutting Room Floor  $23,562,716 $0 $23,562,716
7/1/1976 Cannonball! Kid  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 5Totals:$96,679,869$76,594,077$173,273,946
  Averages:$19,335,974$15,318,815$34,654,789
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/19/2015 Burying the Ex Director $0 $0 $0
9/28/2012 The Hole 3D Director $0 $9,716,671 $9,716,671
11/14/2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Director $20,950,820 $33,589,842 $54,540,662
12/31/1998 The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy Director $0 $0 $0
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Director $54,452,676 $16,600,000 $71,052,676
12/31/1997 The Second Civil War Director $0 $0 $0
1/29/1993 Matinee Director $8,925,775 $0 $8,925,775
6/15/1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch Director $41,476,097 $0 $41,476,097
2/17/1989 The `Burbs Director $35,382,246 $0 $35,382,246
9/18/1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Director $548,696 $0 $548,696
7/3/1987 Innerspace Director $19,816,619 $0 $19,816,619
7/12/1985 Explorers Director $9,873,000 $0 $9,873,000
6/8/1984 Gremlins Director $148,117,285 $0 $148,117,285
6/24/1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Director $29,450,919 $0 $29,450,919
4/10/1981 The Howling Director $17,985,000 $0 $17,985,000
Movies: 15Totals:$386,979,133$59,906,513$446,885,646
  Averages:$25,798,609$3,993,768$29,792,376