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Joe Johnston

Director, Actor

Honey, I Shrunk the KidsHoney, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Rick Moranis
An inventor inadvertently reduces his and the neighbour's kids to a grasshopper's knee–height. With the help of FX wizardry, they fend for…
Rocketeer, TheRocketeer, The (1991) Recommended
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin
A young pilot stumbles upon a jetpack that enables him to fly, but greedy villains lurk in the wings. Exciting update of the comicbook hero evokes…
Pagemaster, The (1995)
Dir. Joe Johnston, Maurice Hunt
Feat. Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Ed Jr. Begley
Taking shelter at a public library opens up a world of imagination that comes to magically animated life for an introverted pre–teen (Macaulay…
JumanjiJumanji (1995)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst
A pair of orphans roll the dice on a mysterious board game that brings the perils of the Amazon to virtual life. The spirited high–concept is…
October SkyOctober Sky (1999) Recommended
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Homer H Hickam Jnr, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern
Based on the memoirs of former NASA rocket–scientist Homer H. Hickam Jnr, who had the ambition to flourish beyond his roots in West Virginia…
Jurassic Park 3Jurassic Park 3 (2001)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Sam Neill, Laura Dern, William H. Macy
Sam Neill is the only original cast member to return (save a cameo from Laura Dern) for more run–around with the dinosaurs. Without…
HidalgoHidalgo (2003)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Louise Lombard
Grandly conceived, this period adventure epic has a troubled 'Pony Express' rider (Mortensen) summoned to compete in an epic 3000–mile race…
Wolfman, TheWolfman, The (2010)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt
Disjointed remake of the Lon Chaney classic stars Benicio Del Toro as the broody beast, helplessly chowing down on Victorian London. Although the…
Captain America: The First AvengerCaptain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Dir. Joe Johnston
Feat. Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones
Marvel's iconic superhero is reborn in this big, brash blockbuster, about a feeble military reject who is transformed into an ultimate solider by a…
Nutcracker and the Four Realms, TheNutcracker and the Four Realms, The (2018)
Dir. Lasse Hallstrom, Joe Johnston
Feat. Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Eugenio Derbez
Lavish but hollow Disney retelling of E.T.A. Hoffmann's short story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and Marius Petipa's "The Nutcracker" about a…

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