Bad Words


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Bad Words (2013)

Plot: A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. (IMDB)

Studio: Focus Features

Box Office: $7.8 million

1. Are there two or more named People of Color? Yes

2. Do they talk to each other? Yes- The main challenger to Jason Bateman’s character to win the Bee is Chaitanya. Guy (Bateman) realizes the kid lacks friends and takes him out on a nighttime adventure to shake things up. During their bonding, Guy introduces Chaitanya to an African-American hooker named Marzipan.

3. About something other than White people? Yes

4. Asian Bonus: Is there an Asian character? Yes, the Chopra family

Passed? YES

Blogger: Ruchi Fruitwala


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