Bad Words

Bad Words (2013)

The end justifies the means

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 2013-09-06
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 664 ratings
  • Parental Guidance: PG-13
  • Runtime: 1h 29min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Darko Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Production Jeanne McCarthy Casting Director
    Production Sean McKittrick Producer
    Art Shepherd Frankel Production Design
    Editing Tatiana S. Riegel Editor
    Costume & Make-Up April Napier Costume Design
    Directing Jason Bateman Director
    Production Jason Bateman Producer
    Production James Garavente Executive Producer
    Sound Rolfe Kent Original Music Composer
    Production Mason Novick Producer
    Production Nicole Abellera Casting Director
    Camera Ken Seng Director of Photography
    Production Edward H. Hamm Jr. Executive Producer
    Production Darren M. Demetre Executive Producer
    Writing Andrew Dodge Screenplay
    Production Jeff Culotta Producer
    Art Elizabeth Keenan Set Decoration
    Art Calla Klessig Art Direction