Judd Apatow

Biography: Judd Apatow is a screenwriter, producer and actor who has both made, and worked on several feature films and television series. Judd began his career hosting a radio show while still in high school. After graduation Judd began a career as a stand-up comedian, appearing as a regular on Fox's Comic Strip Live. But after that shows short life, Judd began to work on writing and producing. Apatow has written for both Tom and Roseanne Arnold on several occasions. Judd also worked on three critically acclaimed TV series. He was co-creator, writer, executive producer and sometime actor on the sketch comedy series The Ben Stiller Show.,which was swiftly canceled despite great reviews. Judd then had some success with The Larry Sanders Show. As a writer and producer.

Judd's big screen writing debut along with Steven Brill, came with the kids favorite Heavyweights, on which he also served as co-executive producer and had a small role. In 1996, Apatow wrote the sports comedy Celtic
Judd Apatow is a screenwriter, producer and actor who has both made, and worked on several feature films and television series. Judd began his career hosting a radio show while still in high school. After graduation Judd began a career as a stand-up comedian, appearing as a regular on Fox's Comic Strip Live. But after that shows short life, Judd began to work on writing and producing. Apatow has written for both Tom and Roseanne Arnold on several occasions. Judd also worked on three critically acclaimed TV series. He was co-creator, writer, executive producer and sometime actor on the sketch comedy series The Ben Stiller Show.,which was swiftly canceled despite great reviews. Judd then had some success with The Larry Sanders Show. As a writer and producer.

Judd's big screen writing debut along with Steven Brill, came with the kids favorite Heavyweights, on which he also served as co-executive producer and had a small role. In 1996, Apatow wrote the sports comedy Celtic Pride. During the same year, he had his biggest-budget film to date, Ben Stiller's The Cable Guy, starring Jim Carey. While on the set of The Cable Guy, Apatow met future wife Leslie Mann.

After The Cable Guy Apatow went on to create one of TV's most loved yet little-watched series Freaks & Geeks. During the aftermath of Freaks & Geeks, Judd created a similar show entitled Undeclared. After the unfortunate cancellation of Undeclared, Judd went on to produce the Will Ferrell comedy Anchorman Judd then wrote and directed the popular and well-reviewed R-rated comedy The 40 Year-Old Virgin. Since The 40 Year Old Virgin, Judd has worked on the Will Ferrell comedy Talladega Nights, and his writer/directorial follow-up to The 40 Year Old Virgin entitled Knocked Up.
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Judd Apatow's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 86 The Big Sick
Lowest Metascore: 30 Zookeeper
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 33
  2. Negative: 3 out of 33
33 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
86 The Big Sick Jun 23, 2017 Producer tbd
tbd Sandy Wexler Apr 14, 2017 Cast tbd
68 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Jun 3, 2016 Producer 7.4
63 Pee-wee's Big Holiday Mar 18, 2016 Producer 7.0
74 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Sep 25, 2015 Himself 7.4
75 Trainwreck Jul 17, 2015 Director / Producer 5.7
51 Misery Loves Comedy Apr 24, 2015 Himself / Himself 4.8
62 Begin Again Jun 27, 2014 Executive Producer 8.3
61 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Dec 18, 2013 Producer 6.2
40 Salinger Sep 6, 2013 Himself / Himself 7.4
59 This Is 40 Dec 21, 2012 Director / Producer / Writer / Based On Characters Created By / Written By 5.8
35 Mansome May 18, 2012 Himself 6.0
62 The Five-Year Engagement Apr 27, 2012 Producer 6.2
53 Wanderlust Feb 24, 2012 Producer 6.5
30 Zookeeper Jul 8, 2011 Elephant 4.3
75 Bridesmaids May 13, 2011 Producer 7.1
65 Get Him to the Greek Jun 4, 2010 Producer 6.8
60 Funny People Jul 31, 2009 Director / Producer / Written By 6.4
34 Year One Jun 19, 2009 Producer 4.8
64 Pineapple Express Aug 6, 2008 Producer / Story 7.2
51 Step Brothers Jul 25, 2008 Producer 7.9
54 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Jun 6, 2008 Written By 5.4
67 Forgetting Sarah Marshall Apr 18, 2008 Producer 7.5
41 Drillbit Taylor Mar 21, 2008 Producer 6.4
63 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Dec 21, 2007 Producer / Written By 6.9
69 Superbad Aug 17, 2007 Producer / Producer / Producer / Producer 5.9
85 Knocked Up Jun 1, 2007 Director / Director / Producer / Producer / Written By / Written By 10
65 The TV Set Apr 6, 2007 Executive Producer 6.6
66 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Aug 4, 2006 Producer 6.5
47 Fun with Dick and Jane Dec 21, 2005 Screenplay / Story 5.2