Jason Bateman

Biography: Jason Bateman---the little brother of Family Ties star Justine Bateman---made a splash on the small screen in the '80s, charming audiences as Ricky Schroder's mischievous best pal on Silver Spoons. The sitcom roles kept pouring in as he transitioned from teen to adult, but he became less visible due to the short life of his shows and his concurrent career behind the camera as a TV director. In 2003, he struck comic (if not commercial) gold as the harried head of the wacky Bluth clan on Arrested Development. Although the sitcom won critical praise, it was canceled by FOX in its third season. But Bateman had successfully renewed his own acting career. He landed supporting roles in a string of hit movies---a feat that had eluded him in the early stages of his career---including The Break Up in 2006, Juno in 2007 and Up in the Air in 2009. Off the screen, Bateman is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Jason Bateman's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 83 Up in the Air
Lowest Metascore: 8 Teen Wolf Too
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 35
  2. Negative: 10 out of 35
35 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
42 Office Christmas Party Dec 9, 2016 Josh / Josh Parker / Josh Parker 5.0
52 Central Intelligence Jun 17, 2016 Trevor / Trevor 6.6
51 A LEGO Brickumentary Jul 31, 2015 Narrator 4.9
40 Horrible Bosses 2 Nov 26, 2014 Nick Hendricks / Nick Hendricks / Nick Hendricks / Nick Hendricks 5.3
44 This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19, 2014 Cast / Cast / Judd / Judd / Judd Altman / Judd Altman / Judd Foxman / Judd Foxman / Judd Altman / Judd Altman tbd
57 Bad Words Mar 14, 2014 Director / Producer / Cast / Principal Cast / Guy Trilby 6.3
57 Horrible Bosses Jul 8, 2011 Nick Hendricks 7.5
57 Paul Mar 18, 2011 Special Agent Lorenzo Zoil / Special Agent Lorenzo Zoil tbd
52 The Switch Aug 20, 2010 Wally / Wally Mars 6.2
49 Hancock Jul 2, 2008 Ray / Ray / Ray Embrey / Ray Embrey tbd
48 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Nov 16, 2007 Henry Weston, The Mutant / Henry Weston, The Mutant tbd
56 The Kingdom Sep 28, 2007 Adam Leavitt / Adam Leavitt tbd
45 The Break-Up Jun 2, 2006 Riggleman 7.5
55 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Jun 18, 2004 Pepper Brooks 4.7
55 Starsky & Hutch Mar 5, 2004 Kevin 8.8
45 Necessary Roughness Sep 27, 1991 Jarvis Edison tbd

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