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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 #619)
Best-known technical roles: Texas Chainsaw 3D (Character Creator), Texas Chainsaw 3D (Executive Producer), Poltergeist (Director), Lifeforce (Director), The Mangler (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Forensic Tech (Sleepwalkers)
Born: January 25th, 1943
Died: August 26th, 2017

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
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$13,324,068$47,666,013
Executive Producer1$34,341,945$13,324,068$47,666,013

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/10/1992 Sleepwalkers Forensic Tech  $30,524,763 $0 $30,524,763
Movies: 1Totals:$30,524,763$0$30,524,763
  Averages:$30,524,763$0$30,524,763

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/4/2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Character Creator,
Executive Producer 
$34,341,945 $13,324,068 $47,666,013
3/3/1995 The Mangler Director $1,781,000 $0 $1,781,000
8/22/1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Director $8,025,872 $0 $8,025,872
6/6/1986 Invaders from Mars Director $4,884,663 $100,000 $4,984,663
6/21/1985 Lifeforce Director $11,603,545 $0 $11,603,545
6/4/1982 Poltergeist Director $74,706,019 $47,000,000 $121,706,019
3/13/1981 The Funhouse Director $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
10/18/1974 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Director $26,572,439 $0 $26,572,439
Movies: 8Totals:$168,915,483$60,424,068$229,339,551
  Averages:$21,114,435$7,553,009$28,667,444

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/3/1995 The Mangler $933,809 800 $1,781,000 $1,781,000 100.0%
8/22/1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 $2,822,439 1,474 $8,025,872 $8,025,872 100.0%
6/6/1986 Invaders from Mars $2,046,576 1,212 $4,884,663 $4,984,663 98.0%
6/21/1985 Lifeforce $4,209,136 1,526 $11,603,545 $11,603,545 100.0%
6/4/1982 Poltergeist $6,896,612 1,060 $74,706,019 $121,706,019 61.4%
3/13/1981 The Funhouse $2,765,456 814 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 100.0%
10/18/1974 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre $0 0 $26,572,439 $26,572,439 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $134,573,538$181,673,538 
 Averages:$2,810,575984$19,224,791$25,953,36394.2%




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