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David Newman

Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 75 films, with $5,190,336,607 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #24)
Best-known technical roles: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Composer), Girls Trip (Composer), Ice Age (Composer), Scooby-Doo (Composer), Think Like a Man Too (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Raja Gosnell, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Donald Petrie, Malcolm D. Lee
Also credited as: David A. Newman

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer75$3,313,279,767$1,877,056,840$5,190,336,607
Director2$78,195,919$4,999,246$83,195,165
Screenwriter1$134,218,018$165,981,982$300,200,000
Visual Effects Supervisor1$153,294,164$123,000,000$276,294,164
Casting Director1$6,388$0$6,388

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray Review: Filmmakers Signature Series

October 10th, 2012

A few weeks ago, there a number of films were released on Blu-ray as part of the Filmmakers Signature Series, including Hoffa on Blu-ray. I received The French Connection, Wall Street, and The War of the Roses, the first of which I previously reviewed. Are any of the three worth picking up? More...

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/28/2018 Night School Composer $0 $0 $0
7/21/2017 Girls Trip Composer $115,108,515 $25,752,646 $140,861,161
8/18/2015 Some Kind of Beautiful Composer $0 $449,410 $449,410
5/8/2015 5 Flights Up Composer $1,020,921 $1,354,850 $2,375,771
8/1/2014 Behaving Badly Composer $0 $39,952 $39,952
6/20/2014 Think Like a Man Too* Director $65,028,687 $4,999,246 $70,027,933
6/28/2013 100 Bloody Acres Casting Director $6,388 $0 $6,388
2/18/2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Composer $37,915,414 $44,417,036 $82,332,450
12/23/2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Sq… Composer $219,614,612 $223,868,601 $443,483,213
12/25/2008 The Spirit Composer $19,806,188 $19,200,000 $39,006,188
2/9/2007 Norbit Composer $95,673,607 $63,300,000 $158,973,607
9/30/2005 Serenity Composer $25,514,517 $14,804,923 $40,319,440
5/13/2005 Monster-in-Law Composer $82,931,301 $73,000,000 $155,931,301
2/25/2005 Man of the House Composer $19,699,706 $2,400,000 $22,099,706
1/21/2005 Are We There Yet? Composer $82,674,398 $15,440,073 $98,114,471
3/26/2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Composer $84,185,387 $97,000,000 $181,185,387
11/21/2003 The Cat in the Hat Composer $101,018,283 $32,800,000 $133,818,283
9/26/2003 Duplex Composer $9,652,000 $418,651 $10,070,651
5/9/2003 Daddy Day Care Composer $104,148,781 $60,136,806 $164,285,587
2/7/2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Composer $105,807,520 $73,083,262 $178,890,782
6/14/2002 Scooby-Doo Composer,
Visual Effects Super… 
$153,294,164 $123,000,000 $276,294,164
4/26/2002 Life, or Something Like It Composer $14,448,589 $0 $14,448,589
3/29/2002 Death to Smoochy Composer $8,355,815 $18,247 $8,374,062
3/15/2002 Ice Age Composer $176,387,405 $209,728,938 $386,116,343
11/30/2001 The Affair of the Necklace Composer $430,313 $0 $430,313
6/22/2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 Composer $112,950,721 $63,151,000 $176,101,721
11/22/2000 102 Dalmatians Composer $66,941,559 $0 $66,941,559
10/20/2000 Bedazzled Composer $37,879,996 $52,496,228 $90,376,224
9/15/2000 Duets Composer $4,734,235 $1,881,217 $6,615,452
7/28/2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Composer $123,307,945 $43,000,000 $166,307,945
4/28/2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas Composer $35,231,365 $24,200,000 $59,431,365
12/24/1999 Galaxy Quest Composer $71,423,726 $19,100,000 $90,523,726
8/13/1999 Bowfinger Composer $66,458,769 $32,241,000 $98,699,769
8/13/1999 Brokedown Palace Composer $10,115,014 $1,000,752 $11,115,766
4/9/1999 Never Been Kissed Composer $55,474,757 $0 $55,474,757
11/14/1997 Anastasia Composer $58,403,409 $81,397,768 $139,801,177
7/2/1997 Out to Sea Composer $28,985,323 $0 $28,985,323
11/22/1996 Jingle All the Way Composer $60,592,389 $69,240,000 $129,832,389
8/2/1996 Matilda Composer $33,098,222 $0 $33,098,222
6/28/1996 The Nutty Professor Composer $128,814,019 $145,000,000 $273,814,019
6/7/1996 The Phantom Composer $17,220,599 $0 $17,220,599
1/26/1996 Big Bully Composer $2,042,530 $0 $2,042,530
10/6/1995 Kicking and Screaming Composer $718,490 $0 $718,490
7/28/1995 Operation Dumbo Drop Composer $24,670,346 $0 $24,670,346
3/31/1995 Tommy Boy Composer $32,648,673 $0 $32,648,673
3/3/1995 Man of the House Composer $40,029,009 $0 $40,029,009
2/3/1995 Boys on the Side Composer $23,418,200 $0 $23,418,200
6/29/1994 I Love Trouble Composer $30,806,194 $31,141,073 $61,947,267
6/3/1994 The Cowboy Way Composer $19,731,505 $0 $19,731,505
5/27/1994 The Flintstones Composer $130,531,208 $227,968,792 $358,500,000
2/4/1994 My Father the Hero Composer $25,479,558 $0 $25,479,558
1/7/1994 The Air Up There Composer $20,782,439 $0 $20,782,439
9/10/1993 Undercover Blues Composer $12,416,686 $0 $12,416,686
7/23/1993 Coneheads Composer $21,153,686 $0 $21,153,686
4/7/1993 The Sandlot Composer $32,416,586 $0 $32,416,586
12/25/1992 Hoffa Composer $23,365,858 $5,025,615 $28,391,473
10/2/1992 The Mighty Ducks Composer $50,752,337 $0 $50,752,337
8/28/1992 Honeymoon in Vegas Composer $35,208,854 $0 $35,208,854
10/18/1991 Other People's Money Composer $35,682,000 $0 $35,682,000
9/18/1991 Paradise Composer $18,634,643 $0 $18,634,643
7/19/1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Composer $37,537,675 $0 $37,537,675
6/7/1991 Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's… Composer $25,122,195 $0 $25,122,195
4/5/1991 The Marrying Man Composer $12,454,768 $0 $12,454,768
2/1/1991 Meet the Applegates Composer $485,772 $0 $485,772
1/1/1991 Talent for the Game Composer $336,396 $0 $336,396
10/12/1990 Mr. Destiny Composer $15,379,253 $0 $15,379,253
8/3/1990 DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure… Composer $18,075,331 $0 $18,075,331
7/20/1990 The Freshman Composer $21,289,527 $0 $21,289,527
5/24/1990 Fire Birds Composer $14,760,451 $0 $14,760,451
2/16/1990 Madhouse Composer $20,438,179 $0 $20,438,179
12/8/1989 The War of the Roses Composer $83,699,711 $0 $83,699,711
10/20/1989 Gross Anatomy Composer $11,346,186 $0 $11,346,186
8/25/1989 Little Monsters Composer $542,939 $0 $542,939
4/14/1989 Disorganized Crime Composer $7,210,149 $0 $7,210,149
3/31/1989 Heathers Composer $927,114 $0 $927,114
2/17/1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Composer $40,485,039 $0 $40,485,039
12/11/1987 Throw Momma From the Train Composer $53,380,796 $0 $53,380,796
4/11/1986 Critters Director $13,167,232 $0 $13,167,232
12/15/1978 Superman Screenwriter $134,218,018 $165,981,982 $300,200,000
Movies: 79Totals:$3,525,700,092$2,048,038,068$5,573,738,160
  Averages:$44,629,115$25,924,533$70,553,648

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/20/2014 Think Like a Man Too $29,241,911 3,049 $65,028,687 $70,027,933 92.9%
4/11/1986 Critters $1,618,800 633 $13,167,232 $13,167,232 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $78,195,919$83,195,165 
 Averages:$15,430,3561,841$39,097,960$41,597,58396.4%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/15/1978 Superman $7,465,343 817 $134,218,018 $300,200,000 44.7%
Movies: 1Totals:  $134,218,018$300,200,000 
 Averages:$7,465,343817$134,218,018$300,200,00044.7%


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