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Bateman, Jason

Overview
Works: 200 works in 587 publications in 9 languages and 34,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fantasy films  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jason Bateman
Juno by Jason Reitman ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
Up in the air ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert who flies all over the world on business. Just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles, and meeting the frequent traveler woman of his dreams, his company grounds him. When Bingham goes on his last cross country firing expedition, he will learn that life isn't about the journey, but about the connections made along the way
Hancock by Peter Berg ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A superhero with total disregard for the damage he causes while saving people finds himself having his image changed by a public relations executive, in return for saving the executive's life
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium by Zach Helm ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most magical store in the universe, where all of the toys for sale are alive. When the aging shopkeeper decides to retire and sell the business, he hires an uptight accountant to get his affairs in order
Horrible bosses by Jason Bateman ( Visual )
26 editions published in 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), 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. There's only one problem: even the best-laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them"--Container
State of play ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Identity thief by Jason Bateman ( Visual )
23 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity
Couples retreat by Vince Vaughn ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following failed attempts to conceive, Jason and Cynthia are contemplating divorce. In an effort to save their marriage, they book a vacation to a couples therapy retreat, called Eden. To save money they encourage their friends to join them, claiming that their friends can enjoy the party activities and not take part in the therapy. Reluctantly their friends, Dave and Ronnie, Joey and Lucy, and recently divorced Shane and his girlfriend Trudy agree. Upon their arrival to Eden they are sent to the west side of the island, but Joey learns that the east side of the island hosts a singles resort. After their first therapy session all four couples learn they have problems with their relationships. Later, Shane runs into his ex-wife, who admits she still loves him
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1970s Bay City, two undercover police detective, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and Dave Starsky, always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey. They rely on their street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod. The two are on their first big case which involves a former college campus drug dealer who has gone on to become a white collar criminal dealing in a new "undetectable" form of cocaine
The switch ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kassie, a smart, fun-loving single woman..., despite her neurotic best friend Wally's ... objections, decides it's time to have a baby--even if it means doing it herself-- with a little help from a charming sperm donor... But, unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry because of a last-minute switch that isn't discovered until seven years later-- when Wally gets acquainted with Kassie's cute--though slightly neurotic--son"--Container
The kingdom by Peter Berg ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bomb goes off in an American housing compound in Saudi Arabia. An elite FBI team is sent to solve the brutal mass murder and find a killer before he strikes again. Out of their element and under heavy fire, the team must join forces with their Saudi counterparts. As these unlikely allies begin to unlock the secrets of the crime scene, the team is led into a confrontation
The change-up ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing up together, Mitch and Dave were inseparable best friends, but slowly drifted apart. While Dave is an overworked lawyer, husband, and father of three, Mitch has remained a single, quasi-employed man-child. Both guys seem to think the other has it made. Following a drunken night out together, Mitch and Dave's worlds are turned upside down when they wake up in each other's bodies. The guys soon discover that each other's lives are nowhere near as rosy as they once seemed
Paul by Greg Mottola ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sci-fi geeks taking a pilgrimage to America's UFO heartland. There they meet a smart-ass alien, Paul, who takes them on an insane road trip. As they struggle to return Paul home, the little green man might just take the outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes
Arthur and the invisibles by Luc Besson ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur sets out to save his family's home from real estate developers when his grandfather mysteriously disappears. When he finds his grandfather's ancient clues of treasure, he unlocks a passageway that leads to a spectacular world with little people
The break-up by Vince Vaughn ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brooke calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary. Neither one is willing to move out of the condo they once shared. Taking the advice of their repsective friends and confidants, including a few complete strangers, they both engage in mental warfare designed to force the other person to flee the premises. But they might just realize that they might be fighting to keep their relationship alive
Arrested development ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eccentric Bluth clan lives a life of excess, funded by the family credit card and paid for by patriarch, George, whose fortune came from the tract home development business. Oldest son George, nicknamed Gob, is an "illusionist" of minor importance who has anger management issues. Youngest son, Buster, wastes his days taking obscure graduate school courses. Daughter Lindsay is a vain socialite. The only sane one is Lindsay's twin brother Michael, a widower, who has decided to wash his hands of the family. But when his father is jailed and the family's assets are frozen, Michael is forced to step up and aid his family in adjusting to new lives
Disconnect by Jason Bateman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A hard-working lawyer attached to his cell phone can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues, and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world"--Container
Arrested development ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As his father continues to face legal trouble, Michael Bluth runs the family business, tackling a host of legal and financial issues while trying to cope with his eccentric relatives
Arrested development ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bluth family returns for another season of life after credit cards
Smokin' aces by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An FBI agent hunts for Las Vegas stand up comedian and illusionist Buddy 'Aces' Israel. Aces has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a crowd of assassins. Now Aces will have to pull his greatest disappearing act before the assassins can get to him
 
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English (276)
French (7)
Spanish (7)
German (4)
Catalan (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
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