Down 441 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 »

Get Streaming for the Holidays

Revisit cherished classics and discover new titles. We're serving up what you need to stay warm and full of cheer all season long.

Visit our Holiday Streaming section

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 images
created 23 Jun 2011
a list of 35 people
created 17 Aug 2011
a list of 40 people
created 27 Dec 2013
a list of 21 people
created 14 Aug 2014
a list of 23 people
created 6 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 & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Writer | Director | Producer | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (25 credits)
 2016 Van Helsing (TV Series) (pre-production)
  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)
Show Show Director (19 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (16 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed his play, "The Shape of Things," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Rachel Weisz, Paul Rudd, Gretchen Mol, and Frederick Weller in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Neil Labute


6' (1.83 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't have a right way that I go about things. I'm not very good at working consistently... The actual planning out of something tends to go on in my head rather than me doing lines between things happening. I'm not good with a trail of Post-its to tell me what scene I need next. I like to finish a scene and then figure out what happens next and find my way to it. If it's not coming, then I ... See more »


Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play for "Reasons to Be Pretty". See more »


Frequently casts Aaron Eckhart See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
He is a terrible human and should be ashamed of himself artisharder
Punctuation (mis)use Robert_Hartley
Worst possible Wicker Man remake director! Crazy_Shapiro
Wicker Man is his crowning achievement jamaral81
Anybody Know Where I Can Contact Neil? andyman3000
Wrecks nicecity
Discuss Neil LaBute on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page