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), Clear and Present Danger (Second Unit Director), Cop Out (Second Unit Director), The Kid (Second Unit Director), Just Like Heaven (Second Unit Camera)
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 Director5$464,137,650$302,614,773$766,752,423
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  
8/3/1994 Clear and Present Danger Second Unit Director $20,348,017 $122,012,656 $207,500,000 $62,000,000
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