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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 »

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  Billy & Billie (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015) (writer - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Smells Like Teen Spirit (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Lithium (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Stay Away (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Territorial Pissings (2015) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Endless, Nameless (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)
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His play, "Fat Pig," was performed at the Profiles Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Deborah Hearst and Darrell W. Cox in the cast. Joe Jahraus was director. See more »

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

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Neil Labute


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[on why he writes his plays and screenplays with strong misanthropic tones] I take no pleasure in it, but I'm not afraid of it. Entertainment should be good, not nice and carefree. See more »


He attended the University of Kansas and received his Masters degree in Theater and Film. See more »


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 »

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