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Identity Thief (2013)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  8 February 2013 (USA)
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Mild mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Florida to confront the deceptively harmless looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity.

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Storyline

Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman) gets a nice call confirming his name and other identifying information. The next thing he knows, a spa in Florida is reminding him of his appointment and his credit cards are maxed out. With his identity stolen, Sandy leaves his wife, kids and job to literally bring the thief to justice in Colorado. Keeping tabs on the other Sandy (Melissa McCarthy) and run-ins with bounty hunters is harder than he was expecting, and ultimately the cross-country trip is going to find both Sandys learning life tips from one another. Written by napierslogs

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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8 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

ID Theft  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,551,025 (USA) (8 February 2013)

Gross:

$134,455,175 (USA) (31 May 2013)
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Trivia

When Sandy first arrives to Miami, Florida to catch Diana at the salon. The scene starts with an aerial zoom in of a coastline, then a short cut to Sandy waiting in the car outside of the salon. The scene tries to depict Winter Park as just a short drive from Miami when in truth Winter Park is a suburban city of Orlando, FL, about a 5 hour drive outside South Beach. See more »

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After the car accident on the highway, the grill is back to normal on the Ford that Sandy is driving. Prior to the accident, the grill is dented and damaged. See more »

Quotes

Diana: Dawn Budgie... That's a terrible fucking name.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, we hear two lines of dialog from earlier in the movie. The Skiptracer Robert Patrick saying "No, Sandy's a girl's name!" And Sandy Jason Bateman replying "It's not, it's unisex!" See more »

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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.8 (2013) See more »

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Barracuda
Written by Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Michael DeRosier, Roger Fisher
Performed by Heart
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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McCarthy's Character Sucks
7 June 2013 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Halfway through the movie I walked out of the theater. I loved horrible bosses but I hated this crap. Its terrible. McCarthy's character is so unlikeable that I wish she was mutilated in a Texas Chainsaw movie or something. Her character made me p!ssed off and I wish someone in the movie would just beat the SH !T out of her but it never happened.

I'm a 20 year old male and I could not connect with anyone in this movie. One of the most frustrating movies to watch. Just made me squirm in my seat. It was like torture. I was bleeding from my eyes and ears from the pain.

This movie is bad

I wouldn't watch this if you paid me $5 to sit through the whole thing

I wish I could rate this a zero


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