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.
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
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
Melissa McCarthy' s character does not wear a seatbelt in any of the car scenes with Jason Bateman. See more »
When Sandy is talking on his cell phone with the credit card company and gets pulled over, the first shot of the police car their lights are all blue, yet when the officers reach the car the lightbar is split red/blue. Also the radio on the dash is not connected to anything yet you hear a dispatcher talking. See more »
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 »
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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