David R. Ellis

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $466,197,253 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #263)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Perfect Storm (Second Unit Director), Cop Out (Second Unit Director), The Kid (Second Unit Director), Just Like Heaven (Second Unit Camera), Snakes on a Plane (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Samuel L. Jackson, Kim Basinger, Sara Paxton, Julianna Margulies, John Heffernan

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
In Technical RolesDirector6$230,985,374$235,211,879$466,197,253
Second Unit Director4$342,124,994$217,127,429$559,252,423
Stunt Coordinator2$128,230,058$154,812,637$283,042,695
Second Unit Camera1$48,318,130$52,368,953$100,687,083
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
9/2/2011 Shark Night 3D Director $8,404,260 $18,877,153 $32,209,741 $25,000,000
2/26/2010 Cop Out Second Unit Director $18,211,126 $44,875,481 $55,909,910 $37,000,000
8/28/2009 The Final Destination Director $27,408,309 $66,477,700 $187,384,627 $40,000,000
8/18/2006 Snakes on a Plane Director $15,206,301 $34,020,814 $62,020,814 $33,000,000
9/16/2005 Just Like Heaven Second Unit Camera $16,408,718 $48,318,130 $100,687,083 $58,000,000
9/10/2004 Cellular Director $10,100,571 $32,003,620 $61,475,984 $45,000,000
1/31/2003 Final Destination 2 Director $16,017,141 $46,896,664 $90,396,664 $26,000,000
7/7/2000 The Kid Second Unit Director $12,687,726 $69,688,384 $69,688,384 $65,000,000
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm Second Unit Director $41,325,042 $182,618,434 $328,711,434 $120,000,000
3/8/1996 Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Director $8,605,649 $32,709,423 $32,709,423  
5/28/1993 Made In America Stunt Coordinator, Second Unit Director $11,821,326 $44,942,695 $104,942,695  
6/5/1992 Patriot Games Stunt Coordinator $18,511,191 $83,287,363 $178,100,000 $45,000,000