Labor Day Movie

Labor Day movie poster

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 (Limited)
Friday, January 31, 2014 (Nationwide)

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" , "Flag Day"  

... Adele Wheeler

"Avatar 2" , "Avatar 3"  

... Henry Wheeler

"Catch the Bullet " , "Initiation"  

... Officer Treadwell

"Standing Still" , "Backwards"  

"Being the Ricardos" , "Moxie"  

... Young Frank


... Marjorie

"Surfer, Dude" , "The Devil Wears Prada"  

... Richard

"French Exit" , "Zero Theorem"  

... Eleanor


... Mandy

"Bokeh" , "Villians"  

... Evelyn

"Playback" , "Melinda and Melinda"  

... 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, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Grudge Match.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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