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Jason Reitman

Lowest Rated:   25% Fathers' Day (1997)
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The son of directors Ivan Reitman (Stripes, Ghostbusters) and Geneviève Robert (Casual Sex?), Jason Reitman initially essayed bit and supporting on-camera roles, typically in his father's projects -- such films as Ghostbusters (1984), Twins (1988), Kindergarten Cop (1990), and Dave (1993). Reitman took his directorial bow in 2005 with the acerbic satire Thank You for Smoking (2005), starring Aaron Eckhart -- a freewheeling adaptation of Christopher Buckley's tome about a crafty spin doctor for the tobacco lobby. That outing netted rave reviews from critics across the country. Reitman followed it up with Juno (2007), a comedy drama about an teenage girl (Ellen Page) forced to grow up very quickly when she must contend with an unplanned pregnancy after a tryst with a classmate (Michael Cera). The film opened to glowing reviews, and garnered a number of year-end accolades including a Best Director nomination by the Academy for Reitman's work on the project. Reitman's third feature, the comedy/drama Up in the Air starrring George Clooney, again earned glowing reviews, garnering Best Director and Best Screenplay nominations from both the Hollywood Foreign Press (where he won the Screenplay award) and the Academy, with nods from the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild as well. Reviews for Reitman's fourth film Young Adult (which found the director re-teaming with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody), were a bit more mixed, and though the film wasn't bestowed any major awards, viewers capable of embracing its off-kilter tone were treated to a surprisingly mature drama about a disturbingly immature woman.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
52% Demolition
  • Executive Producer
$1.7M 2016
No Score Yet Tully
  • Director
2016
94% Whiplash
  • Executive Producer
2014
32% Men, Women & Children
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$0.6M 2014
36% Misery Loves Comedy
  • Actor
$5.8k 2014
34% Labor Day
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
$13.4M 2014
36% The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
  • Screenwriter
$22.6M 2013
78% Jeff Who Lives at Home
  • Producer
$4.3M 2012
80% Young Adult
  • Producer
  • Director
$16.3M 2011
40% Ceremony
  • Executive Producer
$22.2k 2011
51% Chloe
  • Executive Producer
$31.1M 2010
91% Up in the Air
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
$83.8M 2009
43% Jennifer's Body
  • Producer
$16.1M 2009
No Score Yet Don't You Forget About Me
  • Actor
2009
94% Juno
  • Director
$143.4M 2007
86% Thank You for Smoking
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
$24.9M 2006
No Score Yet Consent
  • Director
2004
No Score Yet In God We Trust
  • Director
2000
No Score Yet Premiere Films
  • Director
1999
25% Fathers' Day
  • Wrong Kid in Alley
1997
94% Dave
  • Vice President's Son
1993
51% Kindergarten Cop
  • Jason
1990
51% Ghostbusters 2
  • Brownstone Boy No. 2
1989
34% Twins
  • Granger Grandson
1988
97% Ghostbusters (1984 Original)
  • Birthday party kid
1984

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
88% Casual
2015
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Office
2005-2013
  • Director
  • 2008
  • 2007

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