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Bad Words (2013)

R 03/14/2014 (US) Comedy 1h 29m

The end justifies the means


A misanthropic man sets out to exact revenge on his estranged father, by finding a loophole and attempting to win the National Spelling Bee as an adult. Figuring it would destroy his father, and everything he's worked so hard for as head of the Spelling Bee Championship Organization, Guy Trilby eventually discovers winning isn't necessary for revenge, and that friendship is a blessing not a curse.

  1. Jason Bateman


  2. Andrew Dodge


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jason Bateman

    Jason Bateman

    Guy Trilby

  2. Kathryn Hahn

    Kathryn Hahn

    Jenny Widgeon

  3. Rohan Chand

    Rohan Chand

    Chaitanya Chopra

  4. Philip Baker Hall

    Philip Baker Hall

    Dr. Bowman

  5. Allison Janney

    Allison Janney

    Dr. Bernice Deagan

  6. Ben Falcone

    Ben Falcone

    Pete Fowler

  7. Steve Witting

    Steve Witting

    Proctor at Spelling Bee

  8. Beth Grant

    Beth Grant

    Bedazzled Judge

  9. Gwen Parden

    Brace Faced Girl

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Bad Words
Bad Words

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $9,500,000.00

Revenue $7,800,000.00


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