Sean Anders

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Sean Anders
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
RelativesAndrea Anders (sister)

Sean Anders is an American film director and screenwriter.[1][2]

He co-wrote and directed the 2005 film Never Been Thawed, the 2008 film Sex Drive, the 2014 film Horrible Bosses 2, the 2015 film Daddy's Home, and its 2017 sequel Daddy's Home 2.

He also directed the 2012 comedy That's My Boy.

Anders wrote or co-wrote 2010's Hot Tub Time Machine and She's Out of My League, 2011's Mr. Popper's Penguins, 2013's We're the Millers, and the 2014 Dumb and Dumber sequel Dumb and Dumber To.

He is the brother of actress Andrea Anders.


Year Film Role Notes Starring
2005 Never Been Thawed Shawn Anderson Writer, director, actor and production designer Allen Zwolle
2007 Playing Chicken Co-writer and co-executive producer John Balma
2008 Sex Drive Director and co-writer Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, Clark Duke, James Marsden
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine Writer John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke
She's Out of My League Writer Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller, Krysten Ritter
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins Writer Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino
2012 That's My Boy Director Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester
2013 We're the Millers Writer Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter
2014 Horrible Bosses 2 Director and co-writer Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Christoph Waltz, Chris Pine, Jamie Foxx
Dumb and Dumber To Co-writer Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels
2015 Daddy's Home Director, co-writer and executive producer Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardelini
2017 Daddy's Home 2 Director, co-writer and executive producer Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardelini, John Lithgow, Mel Gibson
2018 Instant Family Director, co-writer and producer Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Octavia Spencer


  1. ^ "Sean Anders". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Rotten Tomatoes Filmography

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