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Films JOE DANTE Almost Directed!

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People who added this item 86 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.7
DANTE Turned Down Directing Duties On The ROGER
CORMAN-Produced Film,BARBARA PEETERS Took The Job.
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DANTE Was Originally Going To Direct The Film (The
HALLOWEEN Movie Where MICHAEL MYERS Isn't The Bad
Guy!) & Brought On NIGEL KNEALE (The QUATERMASS
Series) To Write The Script,DANTE Dropped Out &
After KNEALE's Comical Mystery Screenplay Was
Drastically Changed By DANTE's Replacement TOMMY
LEE WALLACE (Stephen King's IT) & An Uncredited
JOHN CARPENTER.
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People who added this item 381 Average listal rating (267 ratings) 3.8 IMDB Rating 3.6
Jaws 3 (1983)
DAVID BROWN And RICHARD D.ZANUCK,The Producers Of
The First 2 Films Originally Pitched This Movie As
A Spoof,Based On A Suggestion By JOHN HUGHES & MATTY
SIMMONS That Was Going To Be Directed By DANTE,It Was
Going To Be Called "(National Lampoon's) JAWS 3,PEOPLE
O" BUT When STEVEN SPIELBERG Rejected The Idea &
Threaten To Walk From His Deal At UNIVERSAL,The
Studio Decided To Make A Straight Sequel In 3-D!.

THANKS,SPIELBERG! For Giving This Cinematic
Stinkbomb Life Because You Couldn't Take A Joke,Hope Your Happy!
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People who added this item 114 Average listal rating (82 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1
DANTE Was Slated To Direct The Film Until
STEWART RAFFILL (MAC & ME) Took It On.
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People who added this item 4934 Average listal rating (3272 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Batman (1989)
DANTE Was Attached To Direct The Project Sometime
In The 80's Before TIM BURTON Was Hired To Direct.
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People who added this item 240 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
DANTE Was Originally Going To Direct But Due To
Creative Differences JODIE FOSTER Became Director.
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People who added this item 7688 Average listal rating (4992 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Jurassic Park (1993)
When 20TH CENTURY FOX Wanted To Make The Movie With DANTE
As Director BUT MICHAEL CRICHTON Picked UNIVERSAL And
STEVEN SPIELBERG Over Them (As Well As COLUMBIA/RICHARD
DONNER & WARNER BROS./TIM BURTON).
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People who added this item 208 Average listal rating (131 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.5
Milk Money (1994)
PARAMOUNT Originally Picked DANTE To Direct The
Film But Backed Out Due To Creative Diffrences.
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People who added this item 386 Average listal rating (273 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 4.9
The Phantom (1996)
DANTE Originally Planned On Directing This Movie,
But Left The Job Due To Other Commitments BUT
Remained On Board As Executive Producer.
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People who added this item 4772 Average listal rating (3226 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
The Mummy (1999)
Before STEPHEN SOMMERS Took It On,DANTE Was Going
To Make The Film As A Love Story With DANIEL DAY-LEWIS
As The Title Character.
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People who added this item 155 Average listal rating (79 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
The Trip (1967)
THE MAN WITH KALEIDOSCOPE EYES

A Yet-To-Be-Made ROGER CORMAN Biopic (CORMAN Produced
HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD & PIRANHA,With The Former Being
Co-Directed By DANTE (With ALLAN ARKUSH) & The Latter
Being Directed By DANTE Alone),The Film Centers On The
Production Of His 1967 Film THE TRIP Starring PETER
FONDA.
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Sea Wolf (1941)
DANTE Was At One Point Going To Direct An Adaptation
Of The Classic JACK LONDON Novel In The 90's Which
Would Of Had Him Reunite With TOM HANKS (After THE
'BURBS (1989)).
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People who added this item 53 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
TERMITE TERRACE

LOONEY TUNES Fan DANTE Developed A Script With writer
CHARLIE HAAS (GREMLINS 2,MATINEE) About The Gifted
Eccentrics Behind The Cartoons With Central Characters
Based On TEX AVERY And CHUCK JONES (The Latter Of
Whom Had A Cameo In GREMLINS).
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Projects That JOE DANTE (GREMLINS) Was
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