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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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Seth Gordon

Writers:

Craig Mazin (screenplay), Jerry Eeten (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Bateman ... Sandy Patterson
Melissa McCarthy ... Diana
Jon Favreau ... Harold Cornish
Amanda Peet ... Trish Patterson
T.I. ... Julian (as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)
Genesis Rodriguez ... Marisol
Morris Chestnut ... Detective Reilly
John Cho ... Daniel Casey
Robert Patrick ... Skiptracer
Eric Stonestreet ... Big Chuck
Jonathan Banks ... Paul
Ryan Gaul ... Bartender
Steve Mallory Steve Mallory ... Party Guy
Tyler Nilson ... Party Guy
Steve Little ... Party Guy's Buddy
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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

Taglines:

Is this the face of a sucker? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

ID Theft See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,551,025, 10 February 2013

Gross USA:

$134,506,920

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$173,965,010
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated) | (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jason Bateman considers the movies Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) and Midnight Run (1988) to be major influences on this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Julian and Marisol are put into the trunk of their car at gun point, they were clearly driving a Dodge Charger, however the shot of them in the trunk was taken from a Ford Crown Victoria. This happens again when they are removed from the trunk by the police after the car chase. There is also a number '9' decal visible under the vinyl wrap on the trunk lid. This would indicate that they used one of the cop cars to film the shots. See more »

Quotes

Sandy Patterson: Hi. Good morning. Something wrong with pump five. It's not taking my card.
[Luis swipes card]
Sandy Patterson: Thanks.
Luis the Gas Station Attendant: [Speaks Spanish to hearing device and then turns to Sandy] You don't pay your bills, man. I gotta cut the card.
Sandy Patterson: Cut the card. No, I absolutely pay my bills. Run it one more time. Nothing wrong with that card.
Luis the Gas Station Attendant: That's not what it says right here.
Sandy Patterson: I don't care what the screen says. Maybe it's broken. I'll go somewhere else. You're not cutting that card.
[Luis speaks Spanish once more]
Sandy Patterson: Cutting the ...
[...]
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The studio thought that it was necessary to enrich the DVD/BD releases with a longer Unrated Cut that adds almost 9 minutes of material. The clear conclusion here is that the majority of those scenes feel like they were cut out of the theatrical version because they simply weren't needed or slowing down the events. Typical "unrated" material that could've been too risky for the "R"-rated theatrical version is nowhere in sight. See more »

Connections

References The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

'Habanera' from 'Carmen'
Written by Georges Bizet
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User Reviews

don't listen to the bad reviews--first laugh two min's in/if you have a sense of humor , its a funny movie
10 March 2013 | by thepotatoHasEyesSee all my reviews

This movie is a good comedy, I cant believe i have to say this in every(almost)comedy review. comedy is not going to deliver any deep messages or "take" you anywhere. it is just the friend that comes over to cheer you up. ---check out "DRAMA" if you need meaning -- stop knocking pro made comedy , not everyone has the same sense of humor but most humor is universal so if you wanna laugh , you will,

the opening set-up for this movie jumps right in , explains the concept well and sets the tone for funny, i was laughing right away,

Top name actors , highly polished feel, easy storyline, and "it's true life experiences that we can all--well , most of us --laugh about(or cry).

Jon Favreau is in this- he does'nt do bad movies,if he is listed as producer(he is brilliant)or actor , it's worth watching.

lastly-nothing worse than a long review-hint to reviewers-- so i am oudahere --NOW HIT PLAY ON THE MOVIE


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