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"Identity Thief" should still easily win the weekend box office, but nasty East Coast weather might dampen Melissa McCarthy's coming-out party as a movie star. "Identity Thief," which will debut Friday in 3,141 theaters nationwide, will be the first starring feature role for McCarthy, who broke out with her turn in Universal's raunchy 2011 comedy "Bridesmaids" and stars in the highly rated TV series "Mike and Molly." She plays the title role, filching the identity of a mild-mannered businessman (Jason Bateman), who hits the road to nab her himself. One of the »


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