Neil LaBute

Nurse Betty (2000)

What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he doesn't really exist. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Chris Rock  •  Greg Kinnear

What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he doesn't really exist. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Chris Rock  •  Greg Kinnear

The Wicker Man (2006)

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A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Beahan  •  Frances Conroy

A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Kate Beahan  •  Frances Conroy

The Shape of Things (2003)

Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Frederick Weller

Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Gretchen Mol  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Frederick Weller

In the Company of Men (1997)

Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Aaron Eckhart  •  Stacy Edwards  •  Matt Malloy  •  Michael Martin

Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Aaron Eckhart  •  Stacy Edwards  •  Matt Malloy  •  Michael Martin

Possession (2002)

Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. When Maud and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Jennifer Ehle

Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. When Maud and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Jennifer Ehle

Sexting (2010)

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Fed up with her relationship with a married man, a young woman decides to meet his wife for coffee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Marin Ireland  •  Jamie Anderson

Fed up with her relationship with a married man, a young woman decides to meet his wife for coffee.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Julia Stiles  •  Marin Ireland  •  Jamie Anderson

Some Velvet Morning (2013)

Fred arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet after four years apart, claiming to have finally left his wife. But when she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession — and a dark history between the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Alice Eve

Fred arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet after four years apart, claiming to have finally left his wife. But when she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession — and a dark history between the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Alice Eve

Stars In Shorts (2012)

Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Friend  •  Neil LaBute  •  Chris Foggin  •  Jacob Chase  •  Robert Festinger  •  Jay Kamen  •  Benjamin Grayson
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Marin Ireland  •  Kenneth Branagh

Seven short films, all of which feature name actors, including Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Firth, Lily Tomlin, Keira Knightley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Friend  •  Neil LaBute  •  Chris Foggin  •  Jacob Chase  •  Robert Festinger  •  Jay Kamen  •  Benjamin Grayson
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Marin Ireland  •  Kenneth Branagh

BFF (2012)

Two best friends meet to discuss love and loss over a cup of tea. Things do not go as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Chris Henry Coffey  •  Gia Crovatin  •  Thomas Sadoski

Two best friends meet to discuss love and loss over a cup of tea. Things do not go as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Chris Henry Coffey  •  Gia Crovatin  •  Thomas Sadoski

Death at a Funeral (2010)

Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New York, broke but arrogant. To top it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  James Marsden  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Tracy Morgan

Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New York, broke but arrogant. To top it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  James Marsden  •  Martin Lawrence  •  Tracy Morgan

Cleanflix (2009)

When a small Utah-based edited movie company is caught sanitizing Hollywood's copyrighted material, the film industry strikes back with a devastating blow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew James  •  Joshua Ligairi
CAST:  Danny Thompson  •  Ray Lines  •  Allan Erb  •  Neil LaBute

When a small Utah-based edited movie company is caught sanitizing Hollywood's copyrighted material, the film industry strikes back with a devastating blow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew James  •  Joshua Ligairi
CAST:  Danny Thompson  •  Ray Lines  •  Allan Erb  •  Neil LaBute

Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)

This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of them, including one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Amy Brenneman  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Ben Stiller  •  Nastassja Kinski

This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of them, including one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Amy Brenneman  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Ben Stiller  •  Nastassja Kinski

The Mulberry Bush (2016)

Two men sit next to each other on an autumn day in Central Park. They make small talk about the weather and the joys of summer. When the conversation turns personal, however, it becomes clear that this is no random encounter...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  J.J. Kandel  •  Victor Slezak

Two men sit next to each other on an autumn day in Central Park. They make small talk about the weather and the joys of summer. When the conversation turns personal, however, it becomes clear that this is no random encounter...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  J.J. Kandel  •  Victor Slezak

Dirty Weekend (2015)

During a layover in Albuquerque, work colleagues Les and Natalie discover more about each other than they ever thought possible. Anxious and irritable, Les is drawn back into the city by past experiences he can’t forget (even if he doesn't really remember the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alice Eve  •  Phil Burke  •  Gia Crovatin

During a layover in Albuquerque, work colleagues Les and Natalie discover more about each other than they ever thought possible. Anxious and irritable, Les is drawn back into the city by past experiences he can’t forget (even if he doesn't really remember the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Alice Eve  •  Phil Burke  •  Gia Crovatin

Lakeview Terrace (2008)

A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the neighborhood. His ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Kerry Washington  •  Ron Glass

A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the neighborhood. His ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Patrick Wilson  •  Kerry Washington  •  Ron Glass

Bash: Latter-Day Plays (2001)

The movie comprises three vignettes of actors-speaking-to-audience, two of which are monologues. All three revolve around violence or murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Calista Flockhart  •  Ron Eldard  •  Paul Rudd

The movie comprises three vignettes of actors-speaking-to-audience, two of which are monologues. All three revolve around violence or murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Calista Flockhart  •  Ron Eldard  •  Paul Rudd

High School Spirits (1986)

Two college students Kyle and Andy take it upon themselves to exorcise the haunted Fulton house, the only available place for them to stay on their college campus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael L. Schaertl
CAST:  Neil LaBute  •  David Christiansen  •  Wayne Gilbert  •  Margo Jensen Watson

Two college students Kyle and Andy take it upon themselves to exorcise the haunted Fulton house, the only available place for them to stay on their college campus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael L. Schaertl
CAST:  Neil LaBute  •  David Christiansen  •  Wayne Gilbert  •  Margo Jensen Watson

Independent's Day (1998)

Filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival discuss what it is like to be an independent filmmaker, and what Sundance has done for them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marina Zenovich
CAST:  Jay Chandrasekhar  •  Tom DiCillo  •  Steven Soderbergh  •  Neil LaBute

Filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival discuss what it is like to be an independent filmmaker, and what Sundance has done for them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marina Zenovich
CAST:  Jay Chandrasekhar  •  Tom DiCillo  •  Steven Soderbergh  •  Neil LaBute

Black Chicks (2017)

Two office colleagues meet in a café.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  David Cubitt  •  Nicole G. Leier

Two office colleagues meet in a café.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  David Cubitt  •  Nicole G. Leier