Horrible Bosses' Jason Bateman and Bridesmaids' Melissa McCarthy lead the cast of Identity Thief, an all-star comedy in which a regular guy is forced to extreme measures to clear his name. With everything to lose after his identity is stolen, he'll find out how crazed you can get trying to settle a bad credit score.
- Seth Gordon
- Craig Mazin
- Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Tip "T.I." Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick, Eric Stonestreet
Considering that it starts out with two distinctive and likable stars and a reasonably promising premise, "Identity Thief" reaches impressive heights of laziness and idiocy.Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com, 02.08.2013
''Identity Thief'' strands these two ordinarily enjoyable comics in the middle of nowhere with no help for miles.Christy Lemire, Associated Press, 02.08.2013
A lot of movies released into theaters deserve the label of "bad." Only a few cross the line into "reprehensible." Say hello to Identity Thief.James Berardinelli, ReelViews, 02.08.2013
[A] sloppily made exercise of rip-offs and redemption.Linda Barnard, Toronto Star, 02.08.2013