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Jason Bateman

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The Identity Thief (2013)

Elevator Pitch. A hedge fund financial officer in Denver has his identity stolen by a confidence trickster in Florida who maxes out his credit cards and clears his bank account. He is also arrested but the police find that the person they are after is a woman, and release him. He determines that the only … Continue reading

This is Where I Leave You (2014)

Elevator Pitch Just after seeing his wife being unfaithful to him (literally) Judd Altman is called back to the family home where his father has just died. He, his two brothers, his sister and his mother, now the widow, are required to “ sit shiva”, a Jewish mourning process where the close relatives of the … Continue reading

Hancock (2008)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Vincent Ngo, Vince Gilligan Additional Info The script had been knocking about for ten years before Vince Gilligan had a go at it. It cost a lot but made money, including $50 million on its opening weekend. Director Peter Berg Starring Will … Continue reading

Game Night (2018)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Perez Additional Info John Francis Daley was the writer of Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2 and was a regular in Bones. Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, … Continue reading

The Change-Up (2011)

Duration 1h 52m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Director David Dobkin Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin Elevator Pitch While urinating in a fountain two friends wish to have each other’s lives. One is a successful lawyer with a demanding … Continue reading

Couples Retreat (2009)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Dana Fox Director Peter Billingsley Starring Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Faison Love, Jon Favreau, Malin Ackerman, Kristen Bell, Kristen Davis, Kali Hawk, Jean Reno, Ken Jeong Elevator Pitch A couple whose marriage is in trouble convince their … Continue reading

The Kingdom

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Matthew Michael Carnahan Director Peter Berg Starring Jamie Foxx. Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Jeremy Piven, Richard Jenkins, Kyle Chandler Elevator Pitch An American compound in Riyadh is attacked by terrorists disguised as police, and so an FBI team … Continue reading

Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Sean Anders Writer/s Sean Anders, John Morris, Jonathan Goldstein, John F Daley Starring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, Jonathan Banks Source of story Horrible Bosses 1 Elevator Pitch The three guys from the first film have now … Continue reading

Horrible Bosses

Released 2011 Rating 15 in UK Director Seth Gordon Writer/s Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley Starring Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Jason Bateman Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Three friends have trouble with their superiors at work, one is a despot, one is an idiot and one is a sexual predator. … Continue reading

Paul

Released 2011 Rating 15 in UK Director Greg Mottola Writer/s Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple of geeks are on a trip round the “alien sites” in America in an RV after going to Comicon, when they come … Continue reading

The Gift (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in Uk Director Joel Edgerton Writer/s Joel Edgerton Starring Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple recently moved from Chicago to California accidentally meet a former fellow pupil from the husband’s school. The husband is striving for promotion in his new employment, … Continue reading

DodgeBall

Released 2004 Rating 12A in UK Director Rawson Marshall Thurber Writer/s Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Vince Vaughn, Rip Torn, Gary Cole, Jason Bateman, Chuck Norris, William Shatner, David Hasselhoff Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In order to pay the mortgage on his gym, the owner and his bunch … Continue reading

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