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Jason Bateman

Born: January 14, 1969

Jason Bateman is an American actor, director, and producer with almost 40 years of experience.

Bateman began his acting career in 1981 when he starred in the TV show “Little House on the Prairie”. For the rest of the 1980s and 1990s, he starred in numerous TV series and movies. Several of his most notable roles were in the sitcoms “Silver Spoons”, and “The Hogan Family”.

Since 2000, Bateman has starred in some of the most viewed TV series and box office hits in the new millennia. The shows include “Arrested Development”, “The Twilight Zone”, “King of the Hill”, “The Fairly Odd Parents”, “Scrubs”, “The Jake Effect”, “Growing Up Fisher”, and more. He also hosted an episode of the popular late-night show “Saturday Night Live”.

Movies under his belt include “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”, “Starsky and Hutch”, “The Break-Up”, “Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium”, “Juno”, “Hancock”, “Tropic Thunder”, “Couples Retreat”, “Horrible Bosses” (1&2), “Identity Thief”, “Zootopia”, and many more.

Bateman has been married to Amanda Anka since 2001. The couple have two children together and reside in Los Angeles, California.


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Game Night (2018)

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A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.

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Zootopia (2016)

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Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

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Central Intelligence (2016)

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Comedy superstar Kevin Hart ("Ride Along") stars as Calvin, a mild-mannered accountant whose high school glory days are long behind him. Calvin’s mundane life takes an unexpectedly thrilling turn when he bumps into Bob (Dwayne Johnson, "Fast & Furious 6"), a formerly nerdy classmate who grew up to be a deadly CIA agent. Soon Bob pulls Calvin into the high-stakes world of international espionage, where they must work together in order to save the world from a dangerous enemy. "Central Intelligence" is directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber ("We’re the Millers").

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The Family Fang (2016)

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A brother and sister return to their family home in search of their world famous parents who have disappeared.

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Office Christmas Party (2016)

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When his uptight CEO sister (Aniston) threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager(T J Miller) throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand.

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The Gift (2015)

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A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a \friend\ from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

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A LEGO Brickumentary (2015)

Documentary
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Denmark |
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| 93 Min

A look at the global culture and appeal of the LEGO building-block toys.

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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

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When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother (Jane Fonda) and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.

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Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)

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Nick, Dale and Kurt decide to become their own bosses by launching a business. After a slick investor deceives them, they hatch a misguided plan to get their company back.

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The Longest Week (2014)

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As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of the Upper West Side. Luckily, he is taken in by his old friend Dylan, and returns the favor by immediately falling for Dylan’s girlfriend Beatrice. As Conrad attempts to woo Beatrice while keeping both their relationship and his bank balance secret, Dylan tries to set him up with Jocelyn. Ever committed to the charade that he eventually finds difficult to maintain, Conrad quickly realizes his charm can only extend so far into debt. Now deep into an extensional reflection, will it take losing everything to make Conrad realize what he can truly become?

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Bad Words (2013)

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| 88 Min

A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult.

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Identity Thief (2013)

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Crime |
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When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.

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The Arrested Development Documentary Project (2013)

Documentary
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Comedy |
USA |
| 75 Min

Featuring interviews from major cast and crew members, along with 200 fans from across the country, this documentary tells the whole story of this amazing and one of a kind tv show.

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Disconnect (2012)

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Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality into our daily use of technology that mediates and defines our relationships and ultimately our lives.

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Hit and Run (2012)

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Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.

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Mansome (2012)

Documentary
| 84 Min

From Americas greatest beardsman, to Morgan Spurlocks own mustache, Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman bring us a hilarious look at mens identity in the 21st century. Models, actors, experts and comedians weigh in on what it is to be a man in a world where the definition of masculinity has become as diverse as a hipsters facial hair in Williamsburg. The hilarious follicles of mens idiosyncratic grooming habits are thoroughly combed over as men finally take a long hard look in the mirror.

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Paul (2011)

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Red This is the third film from the trilogy by Kieslowski. “Red” meaning brotherliness. Here Kieslowski masterly tells strange coincidentally linked stories in the most packed work.

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Horrible Bosses (2011)

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For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers ... permanently.

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The Change-Up (2011)

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Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes and they switch bodies.

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The Switch (2010)

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| 101 Min

An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.

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State of Play (2009)

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| 127 Min

Russell Crowe portrays the D.C. reporter who untangles a mystery of murder and collusion that connects unexpectedly to an unflappable young politician (Ben Affleck) who is the future of his political party. As the investigation continues, it reveals a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation's power structures to their very core.

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The Invention of Lying (2009)

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Set in a world where the concept of lying doesnt exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.

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Up in the Air (2009)

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George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in \downsizing\. Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as Ryan is about to reach his life-long goal of the ten million mile frequent flyer mark some major changes come his way. Changes that threaten to crack the cold heartless exterior that is Ryan Bingham.

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Couples Retreat (2009)

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Vince Vaughn headlines a talented and hilarious ensemble cast in this relationship comedy about four couples who go to a tropical island and get sucked into the resort's couples therapy. While at first reluctant to the new age psychology they're being handed, eventually some of the couples realize that their relationships are far from flawless. Written by Jon Favreau who also co-stars along with Kristen Bell, Jason Bateman, Malin Akerman, Kristin Davis, and Jean Reno.

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Extract (2009)

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| 92 Min

The owner of a factory that produces flavor extracts, Joel Reynold seems to have it all, but really doesnt. Whats missing is sexual attention from his wife, Suzie. Joel hatches a convoluted plan to get Suzie to cheat on him, thereby clearing the way for Joel to have an affair with Cindy, an employee. But what Joel doesnt know is that Cindy is a sociopathic con artist, and a freak workplace accident clears the way for her to ruin Joel forever.

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Hancock (2008)

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Academy Award® nominee Will Smith (Best Actor, The Pursuit of Happyness, 2006) stars in this action-packed comedy as Hancock, a sarcastic, hard-living and misunderstood superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public. When Hancock grudgingly agrees to an extreme makeover from idealistic publicist Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman, Juno), his life and reputation rise from the ashes and all seems right again-until he meets a woman (2003 Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Best Actress, Monster) with similar powers to his and the key to his secret past.

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

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From the producers of The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up comes a comic look at one guy's arduous quest to grow up and get over the heartbreak of being dumped. Jason Segel plays a struggling musician who, after he is jilted by his television star girlfriend (Kristen Bell) for another guy, runs off to Hawaii on a vacation only to find his ex staying in the same hotel with her new man. For anyone who has ever had their heart ripped out and cut into a billion pieces comes a hilarious, heartfelt look at relationships featuring Paul Rudd, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, and Jack McBrayer.

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The Promotion (2008)

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| 86 Min

Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.

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Juno (2007)

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| 96 Min

A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own. She soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.

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The Kingdom (2007)

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Thriller |
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Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx stars as a whip-smart FBI Special Agent who has just received the assignment of his career: assemble an elite team to hunt down and capture the terrorist mastermind responsible for a deadly attack on Americans working in Saudi Arabia. Director Peter Berg and producer Michael Mann present a timely thriller about the explosive clash that happens when Middle East meets West. Also starring Emmy-nominees Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Jeremy Piven and Oscar-winner Chris Cooper.

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Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

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Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium s Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once remarkable Emporium.

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The Break-Up (2006)

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Superstars Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn star in this smash-hit romantic comedy about the dissolution of one Chicago couple's live-in romance. Aniston is an art dealer who is pushed to the breaking-up point with her bullish sweet-talking boyfriend (Vaughn) and calls it quits. When neither ex is willing to move out of the condo they used to share, the only solution is to continue living as hostile roommates until somebody caves. Bittersweet and original, The Break-Up toys with conventions of the genre to produce a remarkably affecting and honest depiction love with all the details. Also starring Jon Favreau, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Bateman and Judy Davis.

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The Ex (2006)

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| 90 Min

When his lawyer wife, Sofia, becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly must take a job at his father-in-law's advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, and he finds himself in an increasingly hostile office rivalry with Chip, Sofia's paraplegic former lover.

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Starsky & Hutch (2004)

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Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken \Hutch\ Hutchinson as theyre paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy Bear and persuasive criminal Reese Feldman.

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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

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When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a dodgeball guru and Goodman's attorney, La Fleur and his rag-tag team of underdogs launch a knock-down, drag-out battle in which the winner takes all.

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Arrested Development (2003)

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| 22 Min

Arrested Development is an American television sitcom that follows the fictitious Bluth family, a formerly wealthy and habitually dysfunctional family that is presented in a continuous format, incorporating handheld camera work, narration, archival photos, and historical footage.

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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

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When it comes to dating, Christina Walters has a golden rule: avoid searching for Mr. Right and focus on Mr. Right Now. That is until one night at a club when she unexpectedly meets Peter, only to see him suddenly disappear the next day. She and her best friend Courtney decide to break the rules and go on a road trip to find him, encountering wild and hilarious misadventures along the way.

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Necessary Roughness (1991)

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When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?

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Moving Target (1988)

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A teenage musician goes on the run from killers and the police when he returns home to find his home empty and his family gone.

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