"I think to be a director, to be a little bit scared is the way you should do films."
— Tim Story
Some of his notable works include:
- Barbershop (2002)
- Fantastic Four (2005)
- Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
- Think Like a Man (2012)
- Ride Along (2014)
- Shaft (2019)
Tropes associated with Tim Story's work:
- Avoid the Dreaded G Rating: He averted it with Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, which has a PG rating.
- Lighter and Softer: His films usually have a great sense of humor.
- Production Posse: He likes working alongside Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Hart and others.
- Recut: He made one of Fantastic Four with deleted scenes reincorporated in the film.
- Sliding Scale of Idealism vs. Cynicism: He leans towards the earlier.