One Hollywood friendship that has stood the test of time is that of Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston. Going back all the way to when Simon the sitcom was airing in 1996. The two of them are considered to be icons in the industry and have blown us away with their immense talents multiple times. The friendship spans over three decades.
The two have the most excellent things to say about each other, ”There’s nothing about him that isn’t squeezable” said Aniston to Relevant Magazine. This friendship has proven to e beneficial for both of them in many ways. While Aniston and Bateman have found a head to lean we have found a pair that delivers spectacular movies each time they star together. Here is a list of the best Jennifer Aniston and Jasin Bateman movies that you need to watch.
Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman movies that are a Joy to watch
The Break Up
Director: Peyton Reed
Screenplay: Jeremy Garelick, Vince Vaughn, Jay Lavender
Cast: Vice Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston, Joey Lauren Adams, Ann Margret, Judy Davis, Vincent D’Onforio, Jon Favreau, Cole Hauser, John Michael Higgins, Justin Long
The first time ever that Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman shared the screen was in the 2006 romantic comedy The Break-Up. And while the two had only one scene together, both left a great impression on fans. The movie follows Brooke Meyers and Gary Grabowski who start dating and purchase a condominium together. Furthermore, if you are a fan of the opposites attract trope then this one is definitely for you. On one hand, Brooke craves perfection even in the simplest of tasks. And on the other Gary is more of a free breeze. After a series of arguments, they decide to break up. A brilliant story of self-reflection and making the most of things while they last. You can stream the movie on Prime.
Director: Will Speck and Josh Gordon
Screenplay: Allan Loeb
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Juliette Lewis
Another brilliant romantic comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman is The Switch. Albeit a bizarre plot, the movie became a fan favorite. It follows Kassie Larson, a single woman in her 30s who despite being single decides to have a child. Another aspect that makes this movie a must-watch is that it has the tried and tested friends-to-lovers trope. The cherry on top is the fact that Jennifer and Jason are actually best friends in real life. While trying to get pregnant, a mishap leads to Kassie getting pregnant with her bestfriend’s baby. You can watch the movie on Netflix.
Director: Seth Gordon
Screenplay: Michael Markowitz, John Francis Delay, Jonathan Goldstein
Cast: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey, Donald Sutherland, Jamie Foxx
One of the most enjoyable watches starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman is the satirical dark comedy Horrible Bosses. Additionally, the movie was a box office hit and is still everyone’s go-to weekend watch. The plot follows three men frustrated by their bosses and their bizarre ways. While winding down one night, the three of them decide to kill their bosses. Helping them become successful in their mission is Dean ”Motherf**ker” Jones, an ex-convict. Horrible Bosses will have your attention in a chokehold very similar to how actual horrible bosses do. You can watch the movie on Netflix.
Horrible Bosses 2
Three years after the success of the first movie came Horrible Bosses 2. With the same iconic cast and makers, the sequel comes with an even more exciting plot. It follows the trio of Nick, Kurt, and Dale as they kidnap the son of an investor who fooled them. You can watch this movie on Prime.
Office Christmas Party
Director: Will Speck and Josh Gordon
Screenplay: Justin Malen, Laura Solon, Dan Mazer
Cast: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller, Jillian Bell, Vanessa Bayer, Courtney B.Vance, Rob Corddry, Kate McKinnon, Jennifer Aniston
Carol Vanstone is the CEO of Zenotek. Following her father’s death, she plans to shut down her brother, Clay’s entire branch as she was always jealous of him being their dad’s favorite. However, Clay and his team decide to throw a major Christmas party to land a major client. The chaos as the jobs and bonuses of the staff depends on a single Christmas party will keep you on the edge of your seats every second. You can watch the movie on the hilarious movie on Netflix.
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