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Identity Thief (2013)

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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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Cast

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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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She's having the time of his life See more »

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

8 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

ID Theft  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,551,025, 10 February 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$134,506,920

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$173,965,010
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Trivia

Clark Duke's scenes for the finished film were cut. See more »

Goofs

With photo evidence of Diana, in reality the police would never have sent the real Sandy Patterson on a citizen vigilante to hunt down the criminal. See more »

Quotes

Julian: [having just been shot] You know what, you're crazy!
Skiptracer: Yep. Diagnosed and everything.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in 2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Off the Wall
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore)
Performed by Cham Pain
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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McCarthy's Character Sucks

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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