Rob Zombie

Birthday: Jan 12, 1965
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
Gleefully anarchic, the long-haired heavy-metal rocker-turned-slasher-film-director Rob Zombie sustains an instantly recognizable image on par with his musical contemporaries (and friends), Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne. Long fascinated by Charles Manson, gore films, and the occult, Zombie exudes a dark sensibility that has earned him mainstream success as well as a certain cult following in the film world. Founder of the band White Zombie, the rocker made his name behind the camera not only by directing his group's music videos, but by designing the surreal "head trip" animated sequence in Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996). His first feature outing came in 2003, with the controversial House of 1000 Corpses, a kind of Texas Chainsaw Massacre update, overloaded with buckets of gore, packed with references to '70s and '80s horror staples, and starring no less than Karen Black. Universal rejected the picture, certain of an NC-17 rating, but Zombie refused to make cuts and still emerged with an R. House drew critical pans but purportedly (and unsurprisingly) earned almost twice its small budget. His follow-up, 2005's The Devil's Rejects, did well critically (Roger Ebert commented, "The movie is not merely disgusting, but has an attitude and a subversive sense of humor.") He helmed a remake of John Carpenter's classic Halloween in 2007, and also directed a sequel to the project two years later. His return to grindhouse aesthetics came with 2012's The Lords of Salem.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Charles Manson: The Final Words
  • Actor
$NaN 2017
50% 31
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
$NaN 2016
No Score Yet Broad Street Bullies
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
$NaN 2015
91% Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Ravager Navigator Voice
$NaN 2014
45% The Lords of Salem
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
$NaN 2013
49% Super
  • God
$NaN 2011
No Score Yet Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Director
$NaN 2011
40% The Haunted World of El Superbeasto
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
$NaN 2009
20% H2: Halloween II
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
$NaN 2009
No Score Yet Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone
  • Host
$NaN 2008
60% Heckler
  • Actor
$NaN 2008
26% Halloween
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
$NaN 2007
74% Planet Terror (Grindhouse Presents: Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror)
  • Director
$NaN 2007
84% Grindhouse
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
$NaN 2007
No Score Yet Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
  • Actor
$NaN 2006
86% Slither
  • Dr. Karl
$NaN 2006
No Score Yet Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest Xth Anniversary
  • Actor
$NaN 2005
53% The Devil's Rejects
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
$NaN 2005
90% Metal: A Headbanger's Journey
  • Actor
$NaN 2005
95% End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones
  • Actor
$NaN 2004
No Score Yet Blood Drive II
  • Actor
$NaN 2004
87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip
  • Actor
$NaN 2004
19% House of 1000 Corpses
  • Screenwriter
$NaN 2003
No Score Yet Drowning Pool - Sinema
  • Actor
$NaN 2002

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Eli Roth's History of Horror
2018
  • Appearing
  • 2018
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Performer
  • 2013
No Score Yet Dave's Old Porn
2011-2012
  • Guest
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
  • Director
  • 2010
No Score Yet Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
2004-2012
  • Appearing
  • 2010
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2009
95% Justice League
2004
  • Voice
  • Ichthulhu
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Performer
  • 2003

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