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Bad Words

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About the Film

Jason Bateman (Identity Thief) makes his feature directorial debut with the subversive comedy Bad Words.

He stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition.

While reporter Jenny Widgeon (Kathryn Hahn of We’re the Millers) attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward 10-year-old Chaitanya Chopra (Rohan Chand of Homeland), who is completely unfazed by Guy’s take-no-prisoners approach to life.

  • Jason Bateman
    Guy Trilby
  • Kathryn Hahn
    Jenny Widgeon
  • Rohan Chand
    Chaitanya Chopra
  • Ben Falcone
    Pete Fowler
  • Philip Baker Hall
    Dr. Bowman
  • Allison Janney
    Dr. Bernice Deagan
  • Jason Bateman
    Producer/Director
  • Andrew Dodge
    Writer
  • Jeff Culotta
    Producer
  • Sean McKittrick
    Producer
  • Mason Novick
    Producer