STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 643 this week

Neil LaBute


Acclaimed and highly discussed filmmaker Neil LaBute has made himself a force to be reckoned with and a name to watch. With his true-to-life cynical and self-absorbed characters and all-too-true social themes, he has firmly established himself as an unforgiving judge of the ugliest side of human nature. LaBute was originally a playwright. He ... See full bio »

5 Things to Look for at the 2017 Academy Awards

Film expert and IMDb special correspondent Dave Karger talks about La La Land, Oscar diversity, and other topics to keep an eye out for this year.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 02 Dec 2011
 
a list of 100 people
created 06 Dec 2012
 
a list of 42 people
created 18 Mar 2015
 
a list of 24 people
created 17 Jul 2015
 
a list of 325 people
created 8 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Neil LaBute's work have you seen?

User Polls

10 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

In the Company of Men
(1997)
The Shape of Things
(2003)
The Wicker Man
(2006)
Possession
Possession Writer
(2002)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Producer | Director | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (29 credits)
 2017 Black Chicks (Short) (completed)
 2017 10 K (Short)
  Van Helsing (TV Series) (1 episode, 2017) (written by - 4 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #2.1 (2017)
- It Begins (2016) ... (written by)
- Little Thing (2016) ... (written by)
- Nothing Matters (2016) ... (written by)
- Help Me (2016) ... (written by)
 2016 The Mulberry Bush (Short) (writer)
  Billy & Billie (TV Series) (1 episode, 2016) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015) (writer - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Incesticide (2016)
- Smells Like Teen Spirit (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Lithium (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Stay Away (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Territorial Pissings (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2015 Dirty Weekend
 2014 My America
 2014 It's Okay (Short) (writer)
 2014 Ten X Ten (TV Mini-Series)
 2013 Full Circle (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes)
- Celeste & Tim (2013) ... (written by)
- Robbie & Celeste (2013) ... (written by)
- Trisha & Robbie (2013) ... (written by)
- Trent & Trisha (2013) ... (written by)
- Cliff & Trent (2013) ... (written by)
 2013 Some Girl(s) (based on the stage play written by) / (screenplay by)
 2012 My America (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Current Events (2012)
- Tour De France (2012)
 2012 Double or Nothing (Short) (writer)
 2012 Denise (Short)
 2012/I BFF (Short) (writer)
 2011 Bench Seat (Short)
 2011 After-School Special (Short) (written by)
 2010 sexting (Short) (written by)
 2006 The Wicker Man (screenplay - as Neil Labute)
 2003 The Shape of Things (play) / (screenplay)
 2002 Possession (screenplay)
 2001 Bash: Latter-Day Plays (TV Movie)
 2000 Tumble (Short)
 1998 Your Friends & Neighbors (written by)
 1997 In the Company of Men (play) / (screenplay)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (22 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (16 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Reasons to Be Pretty," was performed at the Profiles Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Darci Nalepa in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Neil Labute

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The first great lesson I learned - many years ago - is be patient. The first play I had that was optioned by filmmakers was called "Rounder." It was a piece that eventually became the play "The Distance From Here." I waited a year for a film to get made, which never happened. I finally got frustrated enough to make my own film, In the Company of Men (1997) In a way, the second great lesson should... See more »

Trivia:

He became friends with Aaron Eckhart at Brigham Young University. They have worked together at least five times: In the Company of Men (1997), Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), Tumble (2000) and Possession (2002). See more »

Trademark:

All his films usually consist of a cruel and vicious battle of the sexes with the men portraying unlikeable and trashy misogynists, and the women either crafty vixens or vulnerable victims. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page