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Bad Words

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In Theaters: March 14, 2014

R | Comedy | 1h 28m

Bad Words

When he finds a loophole in the rules and regulations of the National Quill Spelling Bee, Guy Trilby (Jason Bateman), a 41-year-old high school dropout, enters. Cranky, badly-behaved and foul-mouthed, he's determined to win at all costs.

He gets through the regionals, then, at the national level, he meets young competitor Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), a sweet, innocent boy who doesn't seem to notice Guy's nasty demeanor.

An investigative journalist finally uncovers Gus' true motivation for competing.

Cast: Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, Philip Baker Hall, Kathryn Hahn, Rohan Chand
Director: Jason Bateman
Studio: Focus Features
Producer(s): Sean McKittrick, Mason Novick, Jason Bateman
Writer(s): Andrew Dodge
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