Labor Day Movie

Labor Day movie poster

Who's Involved:

James Van Der Beek, Maika Monroe, Kate Winslet, Clark Gregg, Tobey Maguire, Lucas Hedges, Jason Reitman, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Brooke Smith, Helen Estabrook, Tom Lipinski, Lianne Halfon, Russell Smith, Alexie Gilmore, Micah Fowler, Brighid Fleming

thematic material, brief violence and sexuality.

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows a 13-year-old Henry Wheeler, who struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. On a back-to-school shopping trip, Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, a man both intimidating and clearly in need of help, who convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives.

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Who stars in Labor Day: Cast List

... Frank Chambers

Dune, OldBoy 

... Adele Wheeler

Avatar 2, Triple 9 

... Henry Wheeler

Catch the Bullet , Initiation 

... Officer Treadwell

Backwards, Castle in the Sky 

Being the Ricardos, Moxie 

... Young Frank


... Marjorie

The Devil Wears Prada, Surfer, Dude 

... Richard

French Exit, Zero Theorem 

... Eleanor


... Mandy

Hot Summer Nights, Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House 

... Evelyn

Playback, The Namesake 

... Barry


Who's making Labor Day: Crew List

A look at the Labor Day behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jason Reitman last directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife and The Front-Runner. The film's writer Jason Reitman last wrote Ghostbusters: Afterlife and The Front-Runner.


Jason Reitman


Helen Estabrook
Lianne Halfon
Jason Reitman
Russell Smith

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Production: What we know about Labor Day?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the novel of the same name written by Joyce Maynard.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. May 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2012: The film was in Production status.
  4. Principal photography has begun.

  5. September 2011: The film was in Development status.
  6. Production set to begin June 2012

  7. September 2009: The film was in Development status.

Labor Day Release Date: When was the film released?

Labor Day was released in 2013 on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 (Limited release). There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including The Wolf of Wall Street, Grudge Match and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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