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David Zucker

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $704,675,704 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #239)
Best-known technical roles: Scary Movie 3 (Director), Scary Movie 4 (Director), Scary Movie V (Screenwriter), Scary Movie V (Producer), My Boss's Daughter (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Davy Crockett (The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear), Teleprompter Guy (Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult), Ground Crewman #1 (Airplane!), German Soldier in Prop Room (Top Secret!), Man with Shooting Hot Dog (BASEketball)
Most productive collaborators: Anna Faris, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Regina Hall, Simon Rex

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo6$264,568,347$5,000,000$269,568,347
In Technical RolesDirector10$571,466,794$133,208,910$704,675,704
Screenwriter1$32,015,787$46,598,194$78,613,981
Producer1$32,015,787$46,598,194$78,613,981

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/31/1998 BASEketball Man with Shooting Hot Dog  $7,042,541 $0 $7,042,541
3/18/1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Teleprompter Guy  $51,041,856 $0 $51,041,856
6/28/1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Davy Crockett  $86,930,411 $0 $86,930,411
6/22/1984 Top Secret! German Soldier in Prop Room  $21,100,000 $0 $21,100,000
7/4/1980 Airplane! Ground Crewman #1  $83,453,539 $0 $83,453,539
8/10/1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie Man in Car/Technician #2/Grunwald  $15,000,000 $5,000,000 $20,000,000
Movies: 6Totals:$264,568,347$5,000,000$269,568,347
  Averages:$44,094,725$833,333$44,928,058


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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/11/2013 Scary Movie V Screenwriter,
Producer 
$32,015,787 $46,598,194 $78,613,981
10/3/2008 An American Carol Director $7,013,191 $8,992 $7,022,183
4/14/2006 Scary Movie 4 Director $90,710,620 $88,000,000 $178,710,620
10/24/2003 Scary Movie 3 Director $110,000,082 $45,199,918 $155,200,000
8/22/2003 My Boss's Daughter Director $15,549,702 $0 $15,549,702
7/31/1998 BASEketball Director $7,042,541 $0 $7,042,541
6/28/1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of… Director $86,930,411 $0 $86,930,411
12/2/1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files o… Director $78,041,829 $0 $78,041,829
6/27/1986 Ruthless People Director $71,624,879 $0 $71,624,879
6/22/1984 Top Secret! Director $21,100,000 $0 $21,100,000
7/4/1980 Airplane! Director $83,453,539 $0 $83,453,539
Movies: 11Totals:$603,482,581$179,807,104$783,289,685
  Averages:$54,862,053$16,346,100$71,208,153

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/3/2008 An American Carol $3,656,000 1,639 $7,013,191 $7,022,183 99.9%
4/14/2006 Scary Movie 4 $40,222,875 3,673 $90,710,620 $178,710,620 50.8%
10/24/2003 Scary Movie 3 $48,113,770 3,505 $110,000,082 $155,200,000 70.9%
8/22/2003 My Boss's Daughter $4,855,798 2,206 $15,549,702 $15,549,702 100.0%
7/31/1998 BASEketball $3,086,105 1,910 $7,042,541 $7,042,541 100.0%
6/28/1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of … $20,817,139 2,378 $86,930,411 $86,930,411 100.0%
12/2/1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of… $9,331,746 1,969 $78,041,829 $78,041,829 100.0%
6/27/1986 Ruthless People $5,274,306 1,114 $71,624,879 $71,624,879 100.0%
6/22/1984 Top Secret! $4,406,205 1,100 $21,100,000 $21,100,000 100.0%
7/4/1980 Airplane! $0 0 $83,453,539 $83,453,539 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $571,466,794$704,675,704 
 Averages:$13,976,3941,949$57,146,679$70,467,57092.2%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/11/2013 Scary Movie V $14,157,367 3,402 $32,015,787 $78,613,981 40.7%
Movies: 1Totals:  $32,015,787$78,613,981 
 Averages:$14,157,3673,402$32,015,787$78,613,98140.7%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/11/2013 Scary Movie V $14,157,367 3,402 $32,015,787 $78,613,981 40.7%
Movies: 1Totals:  $32,015,787$78,613,981 
 Averages:$14,157,3673,402$32,015,787$78,613,98140.7%


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