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Bateman, Jason

Works: 218 works in 701 publications in 9 languages and 39,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Children's films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, fmp, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jason Bateman
Most widely held works by Jason Bateman
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years old. After a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, she 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. During her pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships develop
Up in the air by Jason Reitman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,400 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 )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,235 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 )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves
Horrible bosses by Jason Bateman( Visual )

32 editions published in 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,841 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 by kevin macdonald ( '09 ) Movie( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures. In a town of spin-doctors and wealthy power brokers, he will discover one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Identity thief by Jason Bateman( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,668 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 1,523 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
The switch( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,485 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
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,453 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
This is where I leave you( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and love them best, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and redemption that only families can provide
The kingdom by Peter Berg( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, causing an international incident to ignite. FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Fleury and his team discover that the Saudi authorities are suspicious and unwelcoming of the Americans into what they consider a local matter. The agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts. Luckily, the agents find a partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and helps unlock the secrets of the crime scene and the workings of an extremist cell bent on further destruction
The change-up by David Dobkin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,234 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
Horrible bosses 2( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick and Kurt decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business. But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investor's adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company
Paul by Greg Mottola( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 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
Bad words( Visual )

21 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Trilby is a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. While reporter Jenny Widgeon attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward ten-year-old Chaitanya Chopra, who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life
Arthur and the invisibles by Luc Besson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,141 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
Arrested development( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,093 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
The break-up by Vince Vaughn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,093 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
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 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
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Alternative Names
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Джейсон Бейтман

Джейсън Бейтман

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ג'ייסון בייטמן

جيسن بيتمان

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Starsky & HutchThe break-up