Ruben Samuel Fleischer (born October 31, 1974) is an American director and producer.
Fleischer is best known for directing the 2009 horror comedy Zombieland, which was also his directorial debut on a feature film. Commercially and critically successful, the film is credited with launching the careers of stars Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone, and resurrecting the career of co-star Woody Harrelson. A sequel, Zombieland: Double Tap, was released in 2019, with the original cast reprising their roles.
In 2017, it was announced that Fleischer had been attached to direct Sony's long-gestated Venom, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.
Prior to directing film, Fleischer worked as a director of commercials and music videos, most notably directing M.I.A.'s "Galang" video. He's also the founder of production company The District, which produces series like Superstore and Santa Clarita Diet.
- Zombieland (2009)
- 30 Minutes or Less (2011)
- Gangster Squad (2013)
- Venom (2018)
- Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
- Uncharted (2022)
- Now You See Me 3
- Superstore (2015 — 2021)
- American Housewife (2016 — 2021)
- Santa Clarita Diet (2017 — 2019)
- The Mule (2018; executive)
- Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021; executive)