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Dante, Joe 1948-

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Looney Tunes by Joe Dante( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bugs and Daffy lead Elmer Fudd on a wild pursuit through famous paintings hanging in the Louvre. Everyone is out to recover "The Blue Monkey", an artifact that could end up causing universal damage. Its dastardly evil owner wants to rid the world of humanity The gang embarks on a journey that stretches from Las Vegas to Paris, to the wilds of Africa
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

55 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
Gremlins 2 : the new batch by Joe Dante( Visual )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new batch of the mischievous green meanies is on the loose in New York City
The war of the worlds by Byron Haskin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells' chilling story of the invasion of Earth by Martians. Mass evacuation begins in panic as nations unite in an effort to repel the aliens
The burbs by Joe Dante( Visual )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense-comedy in which Tom Hanks portrays a suburbanite whose plans for a peaceful vacation are disturbed by a creepy new family on the block
Innerspace by Joe Dante( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is miniaturized and accidentally injected into a man instead of a lab rabbit
The howling by Joe Dante( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White takes time off at a secluded retreat called 'the Colony.' But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial, bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life-- but for her soul!"--Container
Rock 'n' roll high school( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vince Lombardi High School is the wildest, most rockin' high school around! That is, until a thug of a principal comes along and tries to make the school a totalitarian state. With the help of the Ramones, the students battle the principal's iron-fisted rule and take their battle to a truly rockin' conclusion
Twilight zone : the movie by John Landis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Explorers by Eric Luke( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their makeshift laboratory, three young boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey
Matinee by Joe Dante( Visual )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey bring his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida. Fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis can't wait for Woolsey's arrival, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk. His vision takes on a sudden urgency as the Cuban Missile Crisis places the real threat of atomic horror just 90 miles off the coast
Hawaii Five-0 by Hawaii Five-0 (Television program : 2010- )( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 5th season of "Hawaii Five-0", McGarrett continues to try to bring closure to his father's case and closure to his mother's past, while the state's brash Five-O unit, who may spar and jest among themselves, remains determined to eliminate the seedy elements from the 50th state
Police Squad. : the complete series by Joe Dante( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way
Piranha by Joe Dante( Visual )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While searching for missing teenagers, novice sleuth Maggie McKeown and local town boozer Paul Grogan stumble upon a top-secret Army laboratory conducting genetic research on the piranha fish for the purpose of developing biological warfare. When the deadly eating machines are accidentally released from the compund, they're soon headed downstream and consuming everything, and anything in their path"--Container
The hole by Joe Dante( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dane and his little brother Lucas move from the city to the suburbs, they're in for a big surprise. Along with cute next door neighbor Julie, they unlock a trap door to a mysterious hole in their basement. Once opened, long buried secrets are unearthed and the three must confront their darkest fears in a fierce battle for survival!"--Container
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The money pit: A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house
Earth vs. the flying saucers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Russell Marvin heads up Operation Skyhook, whose task it is to send experimental rockets into the upper atmosphere. Unfortunately, all the rockets are somehow disappearing. During the final rocket launching, a flying saucer lands and the military fires upon the aliens, triggering the destruction of the installation and a cryptic warning from the aliens. In response, Dr. Marvin and his colleagues develop an anti-magnetic beam weapon to disable the flying discs. The weapon and the mettle of the populace of Washington DC are soon put to the test when the flying saucers attack
Nightmare cinema( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this twisted horror anthology, five strangers are drawn to an abandoned theater and forced to watch their deepest and darkest fears play out before them. Lurking in the shadows is the Projectionist, who preys upon their souls with his collection of disturbing films. As each reel spins its sinister tale, the characters find frightening parallels to their own lives
Burying the ex by Joe Dante( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it's time to call it quits. There's just one problem: he's terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle
Gremlins by Joe Dante( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Peltzer's new pet comes with warnings not to get him wet, keep him out of bright light and never feed him after midnight
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.11 for Tom Hanks ... to 0.96 for Hollywood ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The war of the worlds
The war of the worldsThe howlingTwilight zone : the movieExplorersMatineePolice Squad. : the complete seriesGremlins
Alternative Names
Dante, Joe

Joe Dante Amerikaans filmregisseur

Joe Dante cinéaste

Joe Dante regista, produttore cinematografico, attore, montatore, sceneggiatore e critico cinematografico statunitense

Joe Dante reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

Joe Dante US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Данте, Джо

Джо Данте

Џо Данте

ג'ו דנטה שחקן אמריקאי

جو دانته کارگردان آمریکایی

جو دانتي

단테, 조 1946-


ダンテ, ジョー