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Bad Words (2013)

Country: USA

Genres: Comedy, Drama

Taglines: The end justifies the mean.

Director: Jason Bateman

Writers: Andrew Dodge

Stars: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Amanda Anka, Rohan Chand, ...

An adult, who has been a school dropout, finds a loophole in the regulations and participates in the largest spelling bee in the USA, The Golden Quill. His aim is to take revenge for something done to him in the past.
The word,'Floccinaucinihilipilification' means the action or habit of estimating something as worthless.
Jason Bateman's movie directorial debut.
The word "slubberdegullion" means a filthy, slobbering person; a sloven, a villain, a fiend, a louse. A worthless person. A drunk or alcoholic person.
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2011 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
Directorial debut of Jason Bateman.
The word "floccinaucinihilipilification" means the action or habit of estimating something as worthless.
The screenplay was featured in the 2011 "Blacklist"--a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
Jason Bateman's favorite movie of his own
The word "antidisestablishmentarianism" roughly means "against separation of church and state."
The second film to star both Jason Bateman and Alison Janey. They started in Juno although they didn't share screen time. Jason Bateman and Kathryn Hahn would later go on and star together again in This Is Where I Leave You.
Steve Witting plays the spelling bee proctor. He portrayed Jason Bateman's friend in "The Hogan Family".
At about 40 minutes into the movie (the scene where the FBI agent gives the reporter Guy's background info) you can see Melissa McCarthy walk by.