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List of the best Jason Bateman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jason Bateman's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jason Bateman movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jason Bateman movies will be at the top of the list. Jason Bateman has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jason Bateman movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jason Bateman films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jason Bateman role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jason Bateman performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples include The Longest Week and Juno.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jason Bateman movies?" and "What are the greatest Jason Bateman roles of all time?"

Jason Bateman has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Robby Benson and Matt Dillon in terms of fame and success.

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell Horrible Bosses is a 2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Markowitz. It stars ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman The Change-Up is a 2011 American comedy film produced and directed by David Dobkin, written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman. The film was released on ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Jeff Goldblum, Juliette Lewis The Switch is a 2010 American romantic comedy film, directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck. Based on a screenplay written by Allan Loeb, the film, formerly titled The Baster, was inspired by the ...more

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Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. Ellen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an ...more

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Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Jason Bateman Hancock, formerly known as John Hancock and Tonight, He Comes, is an superhero film directed by Peter Berg and starring Will Smith, Jason Bateman and Charlize Theron. Will Smith portrays an old ...more

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Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman, Vince Vaughn Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter Billingsley with contributions to the script by Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Dana Fox, Curtis Hanson, and Greg ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Ann-Margret, Vince Vaughn The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. It was written by Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick and produced by ...more

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Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand. The film, which was ...more

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Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jason Bateman Movies
George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner. It is a film adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name, written by ...more

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Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristen Wiig Extract is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film stars Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Dustin Milligan, J. K. Simmons, and Ben Affleck. This was said ...more

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Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction ...more

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Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American action satire comedy film written, produced and directed by Ben Stiller.

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Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman The Sweetest Thing is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble and written by Nancy Pimental, who based the characters on herself and friend Kate Walsh. It stars Cameron ...more

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Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film stars Ben Stiller as David Starsky and Owen Wilson as Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and is a film ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller directed by Peter Berg and starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Ashraf Barhom, with Kyle Chandler, Jeremy Piven, Richard ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more

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Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Bateman Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is a 2007 fantasy comedy film written and directed by Zach Helm. The film stars Dustin Hoffman as the owner of a magical toy store, and Natalie Portman as his ...more

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Jerry Rice, Dick Butkus, Kathy Ireland Necessary Roughness is a 1991 sports comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti in his final film. The film stars Scott Bakula, Héctor Elizondo, Robert Loggia, and Harley Jane Kozak. Co-stars ...more

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Jenna Fischer, Jason Bateman, John C. Reilly The Promotion is a 2008 American comedy film written and directed by Steven Conrad. A look at the quest for the American Dream, it focuses on two grocery store managers vying for a promotion. ...more

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Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned informant and Ryan Reynolds as the FBI agent ...more

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Jason Bateman, John Astin, Paul Sand Teen Wolf Too is a 1987 American comedy film and is the sequel to Teen Wolf. The film was directed by Christopher Leitch based on a script by R. Timothy Kring, Jeph Loeb, Bret Granville and ...more

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Jason Bateman, Robert Picardo, Lori Petty Bates Motel is a 1987 television movie spin-off of the 1960 suspense/horror film Psycho. The film is about Alex West, a mentally disturbed youth who was admitted to an asylum after killing his ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish Rambo is a 2008 American-German independent action film directed, co-written by and starring Sylvester Stallone reprising his famous role as veteran John Rambo. It is the fourth installment in ...more

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Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden ...more

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The Invention of Lying is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jason Bateman Movies
Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, Edward Norton The Invention of Lying is a 2009 fantasy romantic comedy film that was written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson. This film is the directorial debut of Gervais and Robinson. The ...more

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Tyra Banks, Tiffani Thiessen, Christian Slater Love Stinks is a 1999 comedy starring French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson, Bill Bellamy and Tyra Banks. It was written and directed by Jeff Franklin.

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Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe State of Play is a 2009 political thriller film. It is an adaptation of the six-part British television serial of the same name which first aired on BBC One in 2003. The plot of the six-hour ...more

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Jason Bateman, Linda Blair, Tom Skerritt Moving Target is a 1988 crime film directed by Chris Thomson.

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This Can't Be Love Katharine Hepburn, Jason Bateman, Anthony Quinn This Can't Be Love is a 1994 American television movie directed by Anthony Harvey and starring Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Quinn. The stars play two aging actors who had a brief but intense ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the film is the ...more

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Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Amanda Peet The Ex is a 2006 comedy film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Zach Braff, Amanda Peet and Jason Bateman. The film had a wide release planned for January 19, 2007, and then March 9, 2007. It ...more

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The Longest Week is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jason Bateman Movies
Olivia Wilde, Jason Bateman, Billy Crudup The Longest Week is a 2014 comedy-drama film, written and directed by Peter Glanz. The film stars Olivia Wilde, Jason Bateman and Billy Crudup in the lead roles. It has been produced by Uday ...more

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Right to Kill? Jason Bateman, Frederic Forrest, Christopher Collet Right to Kill? is a 1985 American dramatic television film directed by John Erman and written by Joyce Eliason. It is based on a true story of two teens living in Wyoming, Richard Jahnke and ...more

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Jason Bateman, Jim Belushi, Angela Featherstone Allan A. Goldstein directs James Belushi in the action thriller One Way Out. Belushi plays Harry Woltz, a cop with a dark secret: he has a severe gambling problem which has put him in debt to ...more

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Jeff Bridges, Jason Bateman, Courtney Thorne-Smith The Thanksgiving Promise is a 1986 TV film directed by Beau Bridges.

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Carmen Electra, Jared Leto, Tori Spelling Sol Goode is a 2001 American romantic comedy film directed by Danny Comden. The lead role of Sol Goode is played by Balthazar Getty; other cast include Katharine Towne, Jamie Kennedy, Danny ...more

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Jason Bateman, Annie Potts, C. Thomas Howell Breaking the Rules is a 1992 drama film directed by Neal Israel, executive produced by Larry A. Thompson, starring Jason Bateman, C. Thomas Howell, Jonathan Silverman and Annie Potts. Jason's ...more

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Jason Bateman, Stefanie Powers, John Pinette

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George Clooney, Jason Bateman, Peter Berg White Jazz is film written by Joe & Matthew Michael Carnahan and directed by Joe Carnahan.