Francis Veber

Francis Veber

Highest Rated: 95% Birds of a Feather (1978)

Lowest Rated: 9% Pure Luck (1991)

Birthday: Jul 28, 1937

Birthplace: Not Available

This prolific French writer and director originally intended to become a doctor but switched to journalism before finding his calling on the stage and screen. Francis Veber began his writing career while serving in the military, contributing to BLED, a publication of the Algerian Army. After his military discharge, he worked as a radio reporter and then segued to writing scripts for the TV series "L'Agence interim." In 1968, Veber enjoyed his first stage success with the play "L'Enlevement/The Kidnapping," which enjoyed an eight-month run in Paris. His second play, "Le Contrat/The Contract" led to a scripting assignment for the short film "Appelez-moi Mathilde/Call Me Mathilde" (1970).

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Credit
42% 42% Dinner for Schmucks Executive Producer $73M 2010
63% 49% A Pain in the Ass Director - 2008
70% 68% The Valet Director,
Writer
$2.3M 2006
No Score Yet 80% Shut Up Director,
Writer
- 2003
85% 78% The Closet Director,
Writer,
Writer (Dialogue)
$6.7M 2001
74% 90% The Dinner Game Director,
Writer
$4.1M 1998
25% 25% Fathers' Day Executive Producer $28.7M 1997
No Score Yet 8% Fantôme avec chauffeur Writer - 1996
No Score Yet 40% The Jaguar Director,
Writer
- 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ghost With Chauffeur Writer - 1996
80% 81% The Birdcage Writer $124M 1996
14% 54% My Father, the Hero Screenwriter $25.3M 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Welcome to Buzzsaw Director - 1992
No Score Yet 47% Out on a Limb Director $1.6M 1992
9% 60% Pure Luck Executive Producer $21.3M 1991
14% 50% Three Fugitives Director,
Screenwriter
$40M 1989
No Score Yet 66% Fugitives Director - 1986
47% 40% The Man With One Red Shoe Screenwriter - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Les compères Director,
Writer
- 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goat Director - 1982
50% 83% La chèvre Director,
Screenwriter
- 1981
60% 54% La Cage aux Folles II Screenwriter - 1980
95% 85% Birds of a Feather Writer - 1978
No Score Yet 74% The Toy Director,
Screenwriter
- 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Night Caller Dialogue - 1975
No Score Yet 49% The Return of the Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe Writer - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Pain in the Ass Screen Story,
Writer
- 1973
60% 80% The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe Screenwriter - 1972

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