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Identity Thief 2013
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  • Seth Gordon
  • February 9, 2013
  • 111 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Crime
She's having the time of his life
When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.

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In truth there's not much to this movie, director Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses and the upcoming Unchartered based on Naughty Dog's Award Winning Playstation game and Wargames, a reboot of the Acclaimed Matthew Broderick 1983 original) tries to do a good job with the limited script and in all fairness what I believe makes the movie watchable is Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses, Horrible Bosses 2) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, St Vincent), the laughs come from the interactions between Jason and Melissa and towards the end does become alittle absurd. But apart from this and being in my opinion a little long for what it offers in entertainment (1hr 30min would of easily been better) it offers a couple of laughs. With Melissa on fine form with Sandra Bullock in 'The Heat' I find it difficult to recommend, unless your having a Melissa McCarthy movieathon that is.

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Formulaic road trip comedy, but the actors make the jokes funny

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if you go beyond all the things that don't make sense, it is kind of funny.

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