Sean Anders

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

Sean Anders
Sean Anders on The MacGuffin.jpg
Anders interviewed about Instant Family in 2018
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
RelativesAndrea Anders (sister)

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, the 2017 sequel Daddy's Home 2 and the 2018 film Instant Family.

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 Director Writer Producer Notes
2005 Never Been Thawed Yes Yes No Also production designer and actor (role: Shawn Anderson)
2007 Playing Chicken No Yes Executive
2008 Sex Drive Yes Yes No
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine No Yes No
She's Out of My League No Yes No
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins No Yes No
2012 That's My Boy Yes No No Nominated- Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director
2013 We're the Millers No Yes No
2014 Horrible Bosses 2 Yes Yes No
Dumb and Dumber To No Yes No
2015 Daddy's Home Yes Yes Executive
2017 Daddy's Home 2 Yes Yes Executive
2018 Instant Family Yes Yes Yes
2019 Countdown No No Yes


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

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