Ranking the Films of Joe Dante

joe-dante-howlingAfter Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, Joe Dante also had a body of work that I was pretty captivated by as a kid. From Gremlins to The ‘Burbs to Explorers to The Howling to the original Piranha, dude could make great imaginative pictures. Here are his films ranked:

1. Gremlins
2. The ‘Burbs
3. Matinee
4. Explorers
5. Innerspace
6. The Howling
7. Twilight Zone: The Movie (“It’s a Good Life” segment)
8. Gremlins 2: The New Batch
9. Piranha
10. Hollywood Boulevard
11. The Hole
12. Small Soldiers
13. Looney Tunes: Back In Action