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Identity Thief

(DVD - 2013)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Identity Thief
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Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity.
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2013
Edition: Unrated ed
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE I
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Amanda Peet


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Aug 08, 2014
  • joywolf83 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I love McCarthy so overlooked some ridiculousness of this movie in general. It had funny pieces and all the things that should have made it work. Had heart too, but somehow stil missed the mark for me.

Jul 28, 2014
  • LibraryUser53 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Identity theft seems like it would be a good theme for a comedy film; in this case it wasn't. Rather than parlaying a variety of clever riffs on the main theme, the film makers resorted to well-worn clichéd gimmicks. Over the top sophomoric and unnecessarily salacious humor abounds. While Mr. Bateman turns in a professional acting performance, Ms. McCarty and the rest of the actors, not so much. This is a good one to miss. Not recommended.

Jul 23, 2014
  • rickyd14 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie had me crying unable to breathe. It was hilarious!!!!

May 07, 2014
  • JMGP rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This movie strikes a balance between outrageous humourous situations, and authentic drama with a sensitivity to human tragedy. Worth watching.

Apr 28, 2014
  • jmthomas rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I like Melissa McCarthy and Justin Batemen but was the worst movie I've seen in a long time. Thank Goodness I didn't pay money for this.

Apr 25, 2014
  • tucklee rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Nothing works in this unfunny comedy.Plotline and many scenes are not believable and just plain dull. Amanda Peet and John Cho are wasted in this one, saddled with uninteresting roles.

Mar 16, 2014
  • gjangelo rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Horrible. Only watched the first 25 minutes or so. A plot about a confusing situation that can easily be solved with a simple conversation being dragged out into 2 hour movie of non-clever interactions. Laaaaaaame!

Mar 07, 2014
  • lorinfink rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I watched the first 40 minutes and saw no point in continuing this horrible film. What a shame. Melissa McCarthy is so much better on her TV show and on SNL.

It's hard to feel any empathy for Jason Bateman's character. How many of us would give personal credit info to a complete stranger on a telephone?

Feb 28, 2014
  • evandanielsson rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The best movie I have ever seen in my life. People who didn't like it must've... well, I liked it. :)

Feb 25, 2014
  • Leannepower rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Very dull movie. McCarthy was nothing at all like the character in Bridesmaids. This movie was ever so painful to watch.

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