David Twohy

David Twohy

Highest Rated: 96% The Fugitive (1993)

Lowest Rated: 19% Terminal Velocity (1994)

Birthday: Oct 18, 1955

Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA

Screenwriter-director David Twohy contributed or oversaw a string of gritty and popular science fiction and action films in the late '90s and early 2000s, including "The Fugitive" (1993), "Pitch Black" (2000) and its two film sequels, "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004) and "Riddick" (2013). He began his career in low-budget film, writing the cult favorite "Warlock" (1989) before making his debut as director on the well regarded but largely unseen "Timescape" (1992). After co-authoring the script to the box office hit "The Fugitive," Twohy moved between writing and directorial duties, scoring a hit with "G.I. Jane" (1997) but brickbats for "Terminal Velocity" (1994) and "Waterworld" (1995). In 2000, he wrote "Pitch Black," a tough, suspenseful sci-fi/action hybrid starring actor Vin Diesel as an intergalactic antihero. Its success in the home video market spawned an epic-sized sequel, "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004), which also found its audience on DVD. Twohy and Diesel spent the next eight years crafting a third film, "Riddick" (2013), which became a sizable hit and underscored Twohy's knack for engineering crowd-pleasing, high-grossing genre films.




57% 56% Riddick Director,
$42.0M 2013
62% 52% A Perfect Getaway Director,
$15.5M 2009
29% 65% The Chronicles of Riddick Director,
$57.6M 2004
66% 45% Below Director,
$589.4K 2002
24% 41% Impostor Screenwriter $6.1M 2001
59% 77% Pitch Black Director,
$39.2M 2000
51% 53% G.I. Jane Screenwriter $48.2M 1997
66% 44% The Arrival Director,
$14.1M 1996
45% 43% Waterworld Screenwriter $88.2M 1995
19% 22% Terminal Velocity Screenwriter $16.5M 1994
96% 89% The Fugitive Screenwriter $183.8M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timescape Director,
- 1992
31% 37% Critters 2: The Main Course Screenwriter $3.8M 1988