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Phil Joanou


Phil Joanou was born on November 20, 1961 in La Cañada, California, USA. He is known for his work on Gridiron Gang (2006), Final Analysis (1992) and U2: Rattle and Hum (1988). See full bio »

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 2016 The Veil (completed)
 2015 Chris Tucker Live (TV Movie)
 2006 Gridiron Gang
 2003 Naked Hotel (TV Movie)
 2002 U2: The Best of 1980-1990 (Video documentary) (videos "Bad", "When Love Comes To Town", "One Tree Hill")
 2002 U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (Video documentary) (videos "If God Will Send His Angels", "One")
 1999/I Entropy
 1998 14 Up in America (TV Movie)
 1993-1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Tomorrow I Die (1995) ... (prologue)
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Age 7 in America (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 U2: Rattle and Hum (Documentary)
 1985-1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Doll (1986)
- Santa '85 (1985)
 1984 Last Chance Dance (Short)
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: Directed music video for U2, "All Because of You". See more »

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Personal Quote:

Well, State of Grace (1990)...I'm sure you know the history of it, but when the movie came out in 1990, it was a total flop. I think it was only out two weekends total; it came out in about a hundred theaters, grossed less than four million dollars, and just came and went. I spent two years on it and it just vanished like it had never happened. It was almost like if a tree falls in the forest, ... See more »

Trivia:

Joanou directed Lithgow again in the 1996-1997 second season finale of his hit television comedy series, 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), broadcast during the May ratings 'sweeps' period. Almost a quarter of the special hour-long episode, 'A Nightmare on Dick Street', required special glasses for viewing 3-D dream sequences which no doubt accounted for a significant amount of the reported $1.3 ... See more »

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