SCOTT MOORE is a feature film writer and director best known for Bad Moms and The Hangover. Since 1999 he has been working with long time writing partner Jon Lucas.
Moore co-wrote The Hangover, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zack Galifianakis. Winner of the 2010 Golden Globe for Best Comedy, The Hangover grossed more than $275 million dollars domestically, making it the highest grossing R-rated comedy of all time. The script earned him a nomination for Best Original Screenplay from both the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
Moore co-wrote and co-directed the sleeper hit Bad Moms, starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and Christina Applegate. Bad Moms went on to earn more than $180 million worldwide, making it the highest grossing R-rated comedy of the year. The film also won the People’s Choice Award for Best Comedy of 2016.
Following the success of Bad Moms, Moore co-wrote and co-directed the sequel, A Bad Moms Christmas. Released in November, 2017, the sequel was also a successful, grossing more than $130 million worldwide.
Moore’s other credits include the hit holiday comedy Four Christmases, starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, the romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Michael Douglas, The Change-Up, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman, and 21 & Over, starring Miles Teller, Skylar Astin and Justin Chon, which he also co-directed.
Moore was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an alumnus of the University of Colorado where he studied film and economics.