• Identity Thief (2013)

Identity Thief

Release Date: February 8th, 2013

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2013

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Florida resident Diana (Melissa McCarthy) has a luxurious lifestyle as the queen of retail, buying whatever strikes her fancy -- and it's all free, thanks to Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman), a guy from Denver whose identity she stole. With just one week to track down Diana before his world implodes, the real Sandy heads south to confront the unapologetic con artist and bring her back to Denver so that he can clear his name and restore his shattered credit rating.

Cast: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, T.I. , Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho

Director: Seth Gordon

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Bluegrass Films, Aggregate Films

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Girlfriend, Hilarious, Pursuit, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 0
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Watch the trailer, if you must, but spare yourself the full experience: Identity Thief steals time. show more

  • 45
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Such a catalog of missed opportunities, it probably makes sense just to list them. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    With Melissa McCarthy playing a one-woman demolition team who, for 95 percent of the running time, is a genuine affront to nature, there are unavoidably some laughs here, although the gifted comic actor got more of them in less screen time in her previous films than she does in this starring role. show more

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