Apatow Productions

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Apatow Productions
Private
Industry Film, TV
Genre Comedy
Founded 1994
Founder Judd Apatow
Headquarters USA

Apatow Productions is an American film and television production company founded by Judd Apatow in 1994.

Film[edit]

Filmography (2004-present)[edit]

Released[edit]

Year(s) Title(s) Director(s) Story by Writer(s) Distributor(s) Budget(s) Worldwide Gross
2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Adam McKay Will Ferrell and Adam McKay DreamWorks Pictures $26 million $90.5 million
2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Judd Apatow Judd Apatow and Steve Carell Universal Studios $26 million $177.3 million
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Adam McKay Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Columbia Pictures $72 million $162.9 million
2007 Knocked Up Judd Apatow Universal Studios $30 million $219.1 million
Superbad Greg Mottola Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Columbia Pictures $20 million $169.9 million
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Jake Kasdan Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan $35 million $20.6 million
2008 Drillbit Taylor Steven Brill Kristofor Brown, John Hughes and Seth Rogen Kristofor Brown and Seth Rogen Paramount Pictures $40 million $49.7 million
Forgetting Sarah Marshall Nicholas Stoller Jason Segel Universal Studios $30 million $105.2 million
Step Brothers Adam McKay Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Columbia Pictures $65 million $128.1 million
2008 Pineapple Express David Gordon Green Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg $27 million $101.6 million
2009 Year One Harold Ramis Harold Ramis, Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg $60 million $62.4 million
Funny People Judd Apatow Universal Studios
Columbia Pictures
$75 million $71.6 million
2010 Get Him to the Greek Nicholas Stoller Universal Studios $40 million $91.3 million
2011 Bridesmaids Paul Feig Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig $32 million $288.4 million
2012 Wanderlust David Wain David Wain and Ken Marino $32 million $21.6 million
The Five-Year Engagement Nicholas Stoller Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller $30 million $53.9 million
This Is 40 Judd Apatow $35 million $88.1 million
2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Adam McKay Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Paramount Pictures $50 million $173.6 million
2014 Begin Again John Carney The Weinstein Company $8 million $63.5 million
2015 Trainwreck Judd Apatow Amy Schumer Universal Studios $35 million $113 million
2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday John Lee Paul Reubens and Paul Rust Netflix TBA
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone Universal Studios $20 million $9.5 million
Total $768,500,000 $2,252,749,592
Average $38,425,000 $112,637,480

Upcoming[edit]

Year Title
TBA Black Twins

Critical reception[edit]

Film Metacritic Rotten Tomatoes References
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 63 66% [1]
The 40-Year-Old Virgin 73 85% [2]
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 66 72% [3]
Knocked Up 85 90% [4]
Superbad 76 88% [5]
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 63 74% [6]
Drillbit Taylor 41 25% [7]
Forgetting Sarah Marshall 67 85% [8]
Step Brothers 51 55% [9]
Pineapple Express 64 68% [10]
Year One 34 15% [11]
Funny People 60 68% [12]
Get Him to the Greek 65 73% [13]
Bridesmaids 75 90% [14]
Wanderlust 53 60% [15]
The Five-Year Engagement 62 63% [16]
This Is 40 59 51% [17]
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 61 75% [18]
Begin Again 62 83% [19]
Trainwreck 75 85% [20]
Average score 63 68%

Television[edit]

List of TV series[edit]

Title Creator(s) Years active Co-Produced by Original Network(s)
Freaks and Geeks Paul Feig 1999–2000 DreamWorks Television NBC
Undeclared Judd Apatow 2001–2002 Fox
Girls Lena Dunham 2012–present I Am Jenni Konner Productions and HBO Entertainment HBO
Love Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin 2016–present Legendary Television Netflix

Critical reception[edit]

TV Series Metacritic Reference
Freaks and Geeks: Season 1 88 [21]
Undeclared: Season 1 85 [22]
Girls: Season 1 87 [23]
Girls: Season 2 84 [24]
Girls: Season 3 76 [25]
Girls: Season 4 75 [26]
Love: Season 1 73 [27]
Average score 81

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