Known For

Joe Dante is known for:

  • Small Soldiers
    When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
    Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green creatures invade a top-secret laboratory and develop genetically altered powers, making them even harder to destroy!
  • Gremlins
    When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

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