For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers permanently.
There"s only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them.
Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis star as the three hapless workers, with Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell and two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, as their unbearable bosses. Oscar winner Jamie Foxx stars as the plotters" unlikely mentor, whose street cred is priced on a sliding scale. The main cast also includes veteran actor Donald Sutherland and Julie Bowen.
Jason Bateman as Nick Hendricks
Charlie Day as Dale Arbus, a dental assistant
Jason Sudeikis as Kurt Buckman
Jennifer Aniston as Dr. Julia Harris, a Dentist and Dale's boss
Colin Farrell as Bobby Pellitt, Kurt's boss
Kevin Spacey as Dave Harken, Nick's boss.
Horrible Bosses is directed by Seth Gordon and produced by Brett Ratner and Jay Stern. The screenplay is by Michael Markowitz and John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein, story by Markowitz. Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Michael Disco, Samuel J. Brown and Diana Pokorny serve as executive producers with John Rickard as co-producer.
The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography David Hennings, production designer Shepherd Frankel, editor Peter Teschner and costume designer Carol Ramsey. The music is composed by Christopher Lennertz. A New Line Cinema presentation of a Rat Entertainment Production, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.