Date of Birth:
28 November 1946
Joe Dante played in 3 and created 8 movies in the Documentary, History, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Action, Crime, Drama genres.
Joe Dante got succeed with average imdb rating 7.4.
Former Roger Corman prot?g?. Also helped by Steven Spielberg.
Directors he has cited as his influences include Chuck Jones, Forthright Tashlin, James Whale, Roger Corman, and Jean Cocteau.
Was interested in directing Batman (1989).
Was scheduled to direct a Jaws (1975) mockery (under the Native Send up foremost) in the early 1980s called "Jaws 3 People 0". Universal Pictures dropped this concept in favor of a "settled" screen (which became the fault-finding and economic flop Jaws 3-D (1983)).
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