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Neil LaBute is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 19 march 1963 at Detroit (USA)

Neil LaBute

Neil LaBute
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Birth name Neil N. LaBute
Nationality USA
Birth 19 march 1963 (55 years) at Detroit (USA)

Neil N. LaBute (born March 19, 1963) is an American film director, screenwriter and playwright.

Best films

Lakeview Terrace (2008)
(Director)

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Filmography of Neil LaBute (16 films)

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Director

Dirty Weekend
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Matthew Broderick, Alice Eve
Rating50% 2.5077852.5077852.5077852.5077852.507785
Les Moore (Broderick) is a businessman who finds himself delayed in a city where a year earlier a few too many drinks led to an unexpected encounter that has since haunted him. He sets out with his co-worker Natalie Hamilton (Eve) to figure out what really happened that night.
Some Velvet Morning, 1h22
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Stanley Tucci, Alice Eve
Rating58% 2.9068752.9068752.9068752.9068752.906875
Set entirely inside a rowhouse located in Brooklyn, New York City, and taking place in real time featuring a cast of only two persons, a middle-aged lawyer named Fred (Stanley Tucci) surprises his beautiful, young mistress Velvet (Alice Eve) by arriving at her doorstep after four years, claiming to have finally left his wife. After she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession. As tensions rise, a dark history between the former lovers comes into focus.
Sexting
Sexting (2010)
, 8minutes
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Actors Julia Stiles, Carly pope, Marin Ireland
Rating58% 2.921232.921232.921232.921232.92123
Death at a Funeral, 1h32
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Loretta Devine, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, Martin Lawrence
Rating56% 2.8496952.8496952.8496952.8496952.849695
The film revolves around the funeral service for the father of Aaron and Ryan. Aaron, the older son, and his wife Michelle live at his parents' home. Aaron and Michelle have been trying to buy their own home and have children but have been unsuccessful. Aaron envies Ryan because Ryan is a successful author, while he has not yet had his novel published, and resents his brother because Ryan would rather spend money on a first class airline ticket than help him pay for the funeral expenses.
Lakeview Terrace, 1h50
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington, Ron Glass, Jaishon Fisher, Jay Hernandez
Rating60% 3.049133.049133.049133.049133.04913
Abel Turner (Samuel L. Jackson) is a twenty-eight-year veteran of the LAPD. A single and widowed father, he is particularly strict with his two children, Marcus (Jaishon Fisher) and Celia (Regine Nehy). As his kids leave for school, the new neighbors begin moving in next door. They are a young interracial couple, Chris and Lisa Mattson (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington), who are recently married and buying their first home.
The Wicker Man, 1h42
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker
Rating37% 1.8523551.8523551.8523551.8523551.852355
Policeman Edward Malus (Nicolas Cage) receives news from his ex-fiancée, Willow Woodward (Kate Beahan), that their daughter, Rowan (Erika Shaye Gair), is missing. He travels to the Western United States and takes a ship cruise to a coastal area where he gets a pilot (Matthew Walker) to take him to an island off the coast of Washington State where a group of neo-pagans live.
The Shape of Things, 1h36
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Paul Rudd, Rachel Weisz, Gretchen Mol, Fred Weller
Rating66% 3.3491853.3491853.3491853.3491853.349185
When Adam Sorenson (Paul Rudd), an English Literature major at Mercy, a fictitious Midwestern college, meets Evelyn Ann Thompson (Rachel Weisz), an attractive graduate art student, at the local museum where he works, his life takes an unexpected turn. Never having the best success with women, he is flattered when Evelyn shows an interest in him and, at Evelyn's suggestion, begins a regular exercise regimen, eats healthier foods, dresses more stylishly, acts more confident and dominant, and purchases contact lenses. These initial changes regarding Adam's physical appearance are well received by Adam's friend, Phillip (Frederick Weller), and Phillip's fiancee, Jenny (Gretchen Mol). Jenny takes such a liking to Adam's new physique that she makes a move on Adam and the two share a passionate kiss. It is left ambiguous as to whether or not Adam and Jenny have sex. Later, Evelyn cajoles Adam into undergoing plastic surgery and succeeds in persuading him to cut himself off from Phillip and Jenny, whose relationship she ruins.
Possession
Possession (2002)
, 1h42
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle, Lena Headey, Toby Stephens
Rating63% 3.199253.199253.199253.199253.19925
A fictional story of literary scholars American Roland Mitchell (Aaron Eckhart) and British Maud Bailey (Gwyneth Paltrow), who independently find that the socially antagonistic relationship between the Victorian era poets Randolph Henry Ash (Jeremy Northam) and Christabel LaMotte (Jennifer Ehle) may have concealed a secret connection as lovers. Ash is traditional and conservative and LaMotte is a freethinking bisexual. Rival scholars become aware of their efforts and each seeks to be the first at the public disclosure of this major finding about the poets. In a parallel relationship, Mitchell and Bailey have their own deepening connection.
Nurse Betty, 1h50
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Morgan Freeman, Renée Zellweger, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear, Aaron Eckhart, Tia Texada
Rating61% 3.0995153.0995153.0995153.0995153.099515
In a small Kansas town, Betty (Renée Zellweger), a kind and considerate diner waitress, is a fan of the soap opera A Reason to Love. She has no idea that her husband, Del (Aaron Eckhart), a car salesman, is having an affair with his secretary and that he intends to leave Betty to pursue a relationship with the secretary. She also doesn't know that her husband supplements his income by selling drugs out of the car dealership. When she calls to leave a message about borrowing a Buick LeSabre for her birthday, her husband tells Betty to take a different car, as the LeSabre (unknown to Betty) has stolen drugs hidden in the trunk.
Your Friends & Neighbors, 1h40
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Catherine Keener, Nastassja Kinski, Jason Patric, Ben Stiller
Rating63% 3.199813.199813.199813.199813.19981
Set in an unnamed American city, two urban, middle-class couples deal with their unhappy relationships by lying and cheating in their quest for happiness. Jerry (Stiller), is a theater instructor who is married to Terri (Keener), a writer who is alienated and unfulfilled with his love-making skills. Jerry and Terri have dinner with Mary (Brenneman), a writer friend of Terri's, and Barry (Eckhart) a business executive who is oblivious to his wife's unhappiness. During dinner, Mary talks about writing a local newspaper column about bickering couples and their troubles, while Barry does not think that other couple problems are anyone else's concern. After dinner, Jerry discreetly asks Mary out on a date. Mary, out of frustration, accepts.
In the Company of Men, 1h37
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities, Films based on plays, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Matt Malloy, Stacy Edwards
Rating71% 3.598893.598893.598893.598893.59889
Chad (Aaron Eckhart) and Howard (Matt Malloy) are two middle management employees at a corporation, temporarily assigned to a branch office away from home for six weeks. Howard is assigned to head up the project. Embittered by bad experiences with women, they form a revenge scheme to find an insecure woman, romance her simultaneously, and then break up with her at the same time. Chad, who is cruel, manipulative, duplicitous, and abusive to his subordinates, is the originator and driving force behind the scheme, while Howard is the more passive of the two, which leads to a later conflict with the scheme.

Scriptwriter

Dirty Weekend
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Matthew Broderick, Alice Eve
Roles Writer
Rating50% 2.5077852.5077852.5077852.5077852.507785
Les Moore (Broderick) is a businessman who finds himself delayed in a city where a year earlier a few too many drinks led to an unexpected encounter that has since haunted him. He sets out with his co-worker Natalie Hamilton (Eve) to figure out what really happened that night.
Some Velvet Morning, 1h22
Directed by Neil LaBute
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Stanley Tucci, Alice Eve
Roles Writer
Rating58% 2.9068752.9068752.9068752.9068752.906875
Set entirely inside a rowhouse located in Brooklyn, New York City, and taking place in real time featuring a cast of only two persons, a middle-aged lawyer named Fred (Stanley Tucci) surprises his beautiful, young mistress Velvet (Alice Eve) by arriving at her doorstep after four years, claiming to have finally left his wife. After she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession. As tensions rise, a dark history between the former lovers comes into focus.
Some Girl(s), 1h30
Directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Adam Brody, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Morrison, Zoe Kazan, Mía Maestro, Emily Watson
Roles Pièce de théatre
Rating46% 2.3066452.3066452.3066452.3066452.306645
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