A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
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
When leaving Diana's house in Florida, they are riding in Sandy's tan car. The car they back out of the garage has Florida license plates attached. Sandy's car has Colorado plates. See more »
Now, I have allotted us each $8 per meal, so it looks like you can get one of the...
[gets attention from the Waitress]
One of the salads or a soup or...
[to the waitress]
Sorry, I'm quick. The tomato soup for me, please. That'll do.
I'm gonna take a full slab of the baby backs, and I'm going to take that with mashed taters, hushpuppies, and I'm going get a... I'm going to have sweet tea.
The fuck you are.
I don't know what that means.
I asked you to eat less food.
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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 »
Written by Kimbra (as Kimbra Johnson), François Tétaz (as Francois Tetaz)
Performed by Kimbra
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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I saw through almost an hour of this movie before I couldn't justify wasting my time anymore. I don't think I've laughed once.
From the very beginning, the character Julia is constantly and unceasingly aggravating without redeeming or even laughable qualities. On the other hand, the character Sandy, though understandably a mild-mannered businessman unused to situations like the one he finds himself in, reacts to these situations in a way that makes me believe his core function is to drag the story on for as long as humanly possible. His interactions are frustratingly illogical, do not contribute to building either his or Julia's characters, and above all, ARE NOT FUNNY.
If you're looking for a fun movie, you'd be better off watching Le Mis. I haven't watched a movie this teeth-grindingly bad since No Strings Attached.
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