Bad Words

Synopsis: An adult, who has been a school dropout, finds a loophole in the regulations and participates in the largest spelling bee in the USA, The Golden Quill. His aim is to take revenge for something done to him in the past.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Jason Bateman
Production: Focus Features
  2 wins & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.7
Metacritic:
57
Rotten Tomatoes:
65%
R
Year:
2013
89 min
Website
123 Views


How dare you try to hijack

this spelling bee contest!

What did you call me?

Hijack. Yes.

I'm a hijacker now?

You're on the hook

for defamation, too.

My attorneys will be in touch

with both of you.

Let's get out of here.

But before we go, actually,

I'd like to watch

the both of you

address those poor,

wonderful children

and their very

supportive parents

when you tell them

that they have no shot

at the National Bee

or an opportunity to

meet "The Big Man."

That I want to see.

They're gonna be crestfallen.

I know of one father

in particular

who's gonna have to find a whole

new way to empty out his ball bag.

Let's do it. Bullies and insulters first.

You lead the way.

Or should I go first, the idiot hijacker?

Should I lead?

No one called you an idiot.

You lead. You guys decide.

While you decide, I'm gonna

bang out a couple of prayers.

Which way is Mecca?

PROCTOR:
Oleaginous.

Oleaginous?

PROCTOR:
Oleaginous.

Oleaginous.

Can I have the

definition, please?

"Having the nature

or qualities of oil,"

or "Unctuous,

fawning, smarmy."

Oleaginous.

Does it contain the Latin

root olea, meaning "olive"?

It does.

Oleaginous. Can I have

the part of speech?

It's an adjective.

Am I right?

Yes.

Any other pronunciations?

No.

Oleaginous.

O-L-E-A-G-I-N-O-U-S.

That is correct.

MAN:
We got it.

Hi.

Absquatulate.

A-B-S-Q-U-A-T-U-L-A-T-E.

That's...

Correct.

Correct.

Thank you.

Hey, Moms, let's break out the

rubber pillowcases tonight.

Little pricks, you're gonna

be countin' tears, not sheep.

Who's next?

Not now, please.

Guy, I need some more.

No.

Why, at the age of 40...

Come on.

Have you decided to annoy

educators, parents and children

by forcing your way into

a kids' spelling bee?

Can't you see I'm

trying to sleep?

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