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TFH: Joe Dante

Here at Trailers From Hell one of the ideas behind the formation of the whole thing was that we were going to be able to help point people toward pictures that they might not have seen or didn’t know existed.

Joe Dante

Do you love watching film trailers? Do you love listening to expert commentaries? Filmmaker Joe Dante, a “lifelong film buff,” has your fix. Joe provides commentary on over 160 film trailers. Just be sure to set aside some time, for they are addictive. Visit Joe’s page on Trailers From Hell for a complete list of films along with a brief overview of each film.

Film trailers on which Joe Dante provides commentary

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Title Year IMDb Rating
**** Frankenstein 1931 Frankenstein (1931) on IMDb
*** The Mummy 1932 The Mummy (1932) on IMDb
*** The Black Room 1935 The Black Room (1935) on IMDb
* A Midsummer Night’s Dream 1935 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935) on IMDb
* The Man Who Lived Again 1936 The Man Who Lived Again (1936) on IMDb
* Black Legion 1937 Black Legion (1937) on IMDb
* Room Service 1938 Room Service (1938) on IMDb
** The Return of Doctor X 1939 The Return of Doctor X (1939) on IMDb
*** Son of Frankenstein 1939 Son of Frankenstein (1939) on IMDb
* You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man 1939 You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (1939) on IMDb
*** Black Friday 1940 Black Friday (1940) on IMDb
*** The Devil Bat 1940 The Devil Bat (1940) on IMDb
*** The Mummy’s Hand 1940 The Mummy’s Hand (1940) on IMDb
** You’ll Find Out 1940 You’ll Find Out (1940) on IMDb
* The Devil and Daniel Webster 1941 The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) on IMDb
* Hold That Ghost 1941 Hold That Ghost (1941) on IMDb
*** Horror Island 1941 Horror Island (1941) on IMDb
*** Invisible Ghost 1941 Invisible Ghost (1941) on IMDb
*** The Ghost of Frankenstein 1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) on IMDb
* I Married a Witch 1942 I Married a Witch (1942) on IMDb
*** The Mad Doctor of Market Street 1942 The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942) on IMDb
*** The Mummy’s Tomb 1942 The Mummy’s Tomb (1942) on IMDb
* To Be or Not to Be 1942 To Be or Not to Be (1942) on IMDb
*** Captive Wild Woman 1943 Captive Wild Woman (1943) on IMDb
*** Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 1943 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) on IMDb
*** Son of Dracula 1943 Son of Dracula (1943) on IMDb
*** The Curse of the Cat People 1944 The Curse of the Cat People (1944) on IMDb
* The Seventh Cross 1944 The Seventh Cross (1944) on IMDb
*** Weird Woman 1944 Weird Woman (1944) on IMDb
* The Horn Blows at Midnight 1945 The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) on IMDb
*** House of Dracula 1945 House of Dracula (1945) on IMDb
* Scared to Death 1946 Scared to Death (1946) on IMDb
* The Stranger 1946 The Stranger (1946) on IMDb
* The Lady from Shanghai 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (1947) on IMDb
* The Big Clock 1948 The Big Clock (1948) on IMDb
* Portrait of Jennie 1948 Portrait of Jennie (1948) on IMDb
* Master Minds 1949 Master Minds (1949) on IMDb
* Harvey 1950 Harvey (1950) on IMDb
** Bride of the Gorilla 1951 Bride of the Gorilla (1951) on IMDb
** Five 1951 Five (1951) on IMDb
*** The Man from Planet X 1951 The Man from Planet X (1951) on IMDb
* The Red Badge of Courage 1951 The Red Badge of Courage (1951) on IMDb
* Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla 1952 Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) on IMDb
* Invasion, U.S.A. 1952 Invasion, U.S.A. (1952) on IMDb
* The 5, 000 Fingers of Dr. T. 1953 The 5, 000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953) on IMDb
*** Donovan’s Brain 1953 Donovan’s Brain (1953) on IMDb
** Mesa of Lost Women 1953 Mesa of Lost Women (1953) on IMDb
*** Phantom from Space 1953 Phantom from Space (1953) on IMDb
** Robot Monster 1953 Robot Monster (1953) on IMDb
* The Atomic Kid 1954 The Atomic Kid (1954) on IMDb
* The High and the Mighty 1954 The High and the Mighty (1954) on IMDb
* Riot in Cell Block 11 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954) on IMDb
** Target Earth 1954 Target Earth (1954) on IMDb
*** Them! 1954 Them! (1954) on IMDb
*** Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) on IMDb
* Confidential Report 1955 Confidential Report (1955) on IMDb
*** Conquest of Space 1955 Conquest of Space (1955) on IMDb
*** Dementia 1955 Dementia (1955) on IMDb
* The Night of the Hunter 1955 The Night of the Hunter (1955) on IMDb
*** The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues 1955 The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955) on IMDb
*** Tarantula 1955 Tarantula (1955) on IMDb
*** This Island Earth 1955 This Island Earth (1955) on IMDb
*** The Black Sleep 1956 The Black Sleep (1956) on IMDb
* Earth vs. the Flying Saucers 1956 Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) on IMDb
* The Gamma People 1956 The Gamma People (1956) on IMDb
*** Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) on IMDb
* It Conquered the World 1956 It Conquered the World (1956) on IMDb
*** X the Unknown 1956 X the Unknown (1956) on IMDb
*** The Abominable Snowman 1957 The Abominable Snowman (1957) on IMDb
*** The Black Scorpion 1957 The Black Scorpion (1957) on IMDb
*** The Curse of Frankenstein 1957 The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) on IMDb
*** The Cyclops 1957 The Cyclops (1957) on IMDb
** Daughter of Dr. Jekyll 1957 Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957) on IMDb
*** The Giant Claw 1957 The Giant Claw (1957) on IMDb
* I Was a Teenage Frankenstein 1957 I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) on IMDb
* Invasion of the Saucer Men 1957 Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957) on IMDb
* The Invisible Boy 1957 The Invisible Boy (1957) on IMDb
** The Undead 1957 The Undead (1957) on IMDb
** The Unearthly 1957 The Unearthly (1957) on IMDb
* The Bravados 1958 The Bravados (1958) on IMDb
*** Dracula 1958 Dracula (1958) on IMDb
*** Frankenstein 1970 1958 Frankenstein 1970 (1958) on IMDb
*** Giant from the Unknown 1958 Giant from the Unknown (1958) on IMDb
* Half Human 1958 Half Human (1958) on IMDb
*** I Bury the Living 1958 I Bury the Living (1958) on IMDb
** Macabre 1958 Macabre (1958) on IMDb
*** The Revenge of Frankenstein 1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) on IMDb
** She Demons 1958 She Demons (1958) on IMDb
* The Space Children 1958 The Space Children (1958) on IMDb
** Teenage Monster 1958 Teenage Monster (1958) on IMDb
*** The Alligator People 1959 The Alligator People (1959) on IMDb
*** The Angry Red Planet 1959 The Angry Red Planet (1959) on IMDb
** The Cosmic Man 1959 The Cosmic Man (1959) on IMDb
*** The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake 1959 The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959) on IMDb
** The Giant Gila Monster 1959 The Giant Gila Monster (1959) on IMDb
* Gigantis, the Fire Monster 1959 Gigantis, the Fire Monster (1959) on IMDb
** The Hideous Sun Demon 1959 The Hideous Sun Demon (1959) on IMDb
** The Incredible Petrified World 1959 The Incredible Petrified World (1959) on IMDb
*** Invisible Invaders 1959 Invisible Invaders (1959) on IMDb
*** The Monster of Piedras Blancas 1959 The Monster of Piedras Blancas (1959) on IMDb
* No Name on the Bullet 1959 No Name on the Bullet (1959) on IMDb
*** Teenagers from Outer Space 1959 Teenagers from Outer Space (1959) on IMDb
*** The Tingler 1959 The Tingler (1959) on IMDb
* Verboten! 1959 Verboten! (1959) on IMDb
*** The Wasp Woman 1959 The Wasp Woman (1959) on IMDb
** Blood and Roses 1960 Blood and Roses (1960) on IMDb
* College Confidential 1960 College Confidential (1960) on IMDb
*** The Flesh and the Fiends 1960 The Flesh and the Fiends (1960) on IMDb
*** The Little Shop of Horrors 1960 The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) on IMDb
** Sex Kittens Go to College 1960 Sex Kittens Go to College (1960) on IMDb
** The Beast of Yucca Flats 1961 The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961) on IMDb
* Blast of Silence 1961 Blast of Silence (1961) on IMDb
** Creature from the Haunted Sea 1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961) on IMDb
*** The Innocents 1961 The Innocents (1961) on IMDb
* The Last Judgment 1961 The Last Judgment (1961) on IMDb
*** The Mask 1961 The Mask (1961) on IMDb
** Valley of the Dragons 1961 Valley of the Dragons (1961) on IMDb
** Confessions of an Opium Eater 1962 Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) on IMDb
*** The Damned 1962 The Damned (1962) on IMDb
** The Day Mars Invaded Earth 1962 The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962) on IMDb
** Hand of Death 1962 Hand of Death (1962) on IMDb
* The Trial 1962 The Trial (1962) on IMDb
* A Boy Ten Feet Tall 1963 A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963) on IMDb
* Bye Bye Birdie 1963 Bye Bye Birdie (1963) on IMDb
* Dime with a Halo 1963 Dime with a Halo (1963) on IMDb
*** The Haunted Palace 1963 The Haunted Palace (1963) on IMDb
* Icarus XB 1 1963 Icarus XB 1 (1963) on IMDb
* Lord of the Flies 1963 Lord of the Flies (1963) on IMDb
** The Madmen of Mandoras 1963 The Madmen of Mandoras (1963) on IMDb
* The Prize 1963 The Prize (1963) on IMDb
* The Sadist 1963 The Sadist (1963) on IMDb
*** The Terror 1963 The Terror (1963) on IMDb
*** Blood and Black Lace 1964 Blood and Black Lace (1964) on IMDb
*** Children of the Damned 1964 Children of the Damned (1964) on IMDb
* Fail Safe 1964 Fail Safe (1964) on IMDb
*** The Last Man on Earth 1964 The Last Man on Earth (1964) on IMDb
*** The Night Walker 1964 The Night Walker (1964) on IMDb
* The Patsy 1964 The Patsy (1964) on IMDb
*** The Tomb of Ligeia 1964 The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) on IMDb
*** Viva Las Vegas 1964 Viva Las Vegas (1964) on IMDb
** House of the Black Death 1965 House of the Black Death (1965) on IMDb
* Mickey One 1965 Mickey One (1965) on IMDb
** Monster a-Go Go 1965 Monster a-Go Go (1965) on IMDb
*** The Nanny 1965 The Nanny (1965) on IMDb
* Nightmare in the Sun 1965 Nightmare in the Sun (1965) on IMDb
*** Planet of the Vampires 1965 Planet of the Vampires (1965) on IMDb
*** The Skull 1965 The Skull (1965) on IMDb
*** Circus of Fear 1966 Circus of Fear (1966) on IMDb
* Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title 1966 Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title (1966) on IMDb
* The Last Adventure 1967 The Last Adventure (1967) on IMDb
** Targets 1968 Targets (1968) on IMDb
*** The Night of the Following Day 1969 The Night of the Following Day (1969) on IMDb
* The Ballad of Cable Hogue 1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) on IMDb
** No Blade of Grass 1970 No Blade of Grass (1970) on IMDb
*** Taste the Blood of Dracula 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) on IMDb
* Valerie and Her Week of Wonders 1970 Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970) on IMDb
*** The Blood on Satan’s Claw 1971 The Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971) on IMDb
*** Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde 1971 Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971) on IMDb
*** Horror Express 1972 Horror Express (1972) on IMDb
** Nothing But the Night 1973 Nothing But the Night (1973) on IMDb
*** The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1973 The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) on IMDb
* Candy Stripe Nurses 1974 Candy Stripe Nurses (1974) on IMDb
*** The House of Exorcism 1975 The House of Exorcism (1975) on IMDb
*** Family Plot 1976 Family Plot (1976) on IMDb
* Wrong Is Right 1982 Wrong Is Right (1982) on IMDb
* Adam and Eve 1983 Adam and Eve (1983) on IMDb
* Burying the Ex 2014 Burying the Ex (2014) on IMDb
* The Other Side of the Wind 2018 The Other Side of the Wind (2018) on IMDb
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