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, 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, "Homeland"), who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life. Also starring Ben Falcone, Philip Baker Hall and Allison Janney. Official Web Site


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Director:

Jason Bateman

Cast:

Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Rohan Chand, Ben Falcone, Philip Baker Hall, Allison Janney

MPAA Rating:

R

Run Time:

1hr 29mins

Release Year:

2014

Country Of Origin:

USA