Tobe Hooper

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $181,673,538 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #489)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Texas Chainsaw 3D (Character Creator), Texas Chainsaw 3D (Executive Producer), Poltergeist (Director), The Funhouse (Director), Invaders from Mars (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Forensic Tech (Sleepwalkers)
Most productive collaborators: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Beatrice Straight

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)1$30,524,763$0$30,524,763
In Technical RolesDirector7$134,573,538$47,100,000$181,673,538
Character Creator1$34,341,945$4,751,372$39,093,317
Executive Producer1$34,341,945$4,751,372$39,093,317
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
4/10/1992 Sleepwalkers Forensic Tech  $10,017,354 $30,524,763 $30,524,763  
Movies: 1Totals: $30,524,763$30,524,763 
  Averages:$10,017,354$30,524,763$30,524,763$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
1/4/2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Executive Producer, Character Creator $21,744,470 $34,341,945 $39,093,317 $20,000,000
3/3/1995 The Mangler Director $933,809 $1,781,000 $1,781,000  
8/22/1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Director $2,822,439 $8,025,872 $8,025,872 $4,700,000
6/6/1986 Invaders from Mars Director $2,046,576 $4,884,663 $4,984,663 $12,000,000
6/21/1985 Lifeforce Director $4,209,136 $11,603,545 $11,603,545 $25,000,000
6/4/1982 Poltergeist Director $6,896,612 $74,706,019 $121,706,019 $10,700,000
3/13/1981 The Funhouse Director $2,765,456 $7,000,000 $7,000,000  
10/18/1974 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Director   $26,572,439 $26,572,439 $140,000