Tamra Davis

Tamra Davis

  • Highest Rated: 91% The Punk Singer (2013)
  • Lowest Rated: 13% Best Men (1998)
  • Birthday: Jan 22, 1962
  • Birthplace: California, USA
  • Director Tamra Davis may be best-known as the wife of Beastie Boy Mike D, but she has had a prolific career in music videos and feature films. She has made videos for bands like Sonic Youth and the Lemonheads, but also made popular videos for the pop group Hanson and superstar Cher. Her more notable videos include "In Your Room" by the Bangles and "Wild Thing" by Tone-Loc. In 1992, she made her feature-length debut with Guncrazy, inspired by early '50s teenage juvenile delinquent movies. Written by Matthew Bright (author of Freeway) Guncrazy premiered on cable and earned a Golden Globe nomination for star Drew Barrymore during the height of her bad-girl phase. In 1993, Davis turned back to music with the rap mockumentary CB4, starring Chris Rock, and the documentary short No Alternative Girls, starring Courtney Love. Then Davis made a big commercial hit with Billy Madison, the first of many Adam Sandler broad comedies. She stayed in the same profitable market for the crime comedy Best Men with Luke Wilson and the stoner comedy Half Baked with Dave Chappelle. Unfortunately, her coming-of-age sex comedy Skipped Parts, was only released on video, and then she signed on to direct the Britney Spears movie Crossroads. The teen film failed at the box office and claimed many Razzie awards for its ineptitude. In 2002, Davis returned to music videos again for the documentary Keep Your Eyes Open, starring husband Mike D and fellow filmmaker Spike Jonze.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

91% The Punk Singer Actor Producer $0.2M 2013
86% Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Screenwriter Producer $0.3M 2010
No Score Yet A Conversation with Basquait Director 2005
No Score Yet Keep Your Eyes Open Director 2003
14% Crossroads Director $37.1M 2002
No Score Yet Skipped Parts Director Producer Executive Producer 2000
No Score Yet Beastie Boys Video Anthology Director 2000
13% Best Men Director 1998
29% Half Baked Director 1998
40% Billy Madison Director 1995
55% CB4 Director 1993
No Score Yet No Alternative Director 1993
63% Guncrazy Director 1992
No Score Yet Indigo Girls: Live at the Uptown Lounge Director 1990

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

61% God Friended Me
2018
Director
  • 2018
56% Daytime Divas
2017
Producer
  • 2017
33% Dice
2016-2017
Director
  • 2017
63% Kevin (Probably) Saves the World
2017-2018
Director
  • 2017
89% Santa Clarita Diet
2017
Director
  • 2017
No Score Yet Star
2016
Producer
  • 2017
95% You're the Worst
2014
Director
  • 2017
99% Younger
2015
Director Producer
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Hit the Floor
2013-2018
Director
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
98% Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
2015
Director Producer
  • 2015
No Score Yet Odd Mom Out
2015-2017
Director
  • 2015
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
Director Producer
  • 2011
65% The Ex List
2008
Director
  • 2008
97% Ugly Betty
2006-2010
Director
  • 2008
  • 2007
95% Everybody Hates Chris
2005-2009
Director
  • 2007
  • 2006
81% Grey's Anatomy
2005
Director
  • 2007
  • 2006
85% Love Monkey
2006
Director
  • 2006
56% Men in Trees
2006-2008
Director
  • 2006
82% My Name Is Earl
2005-2009
Director
  • 2005

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