Co-starring McCarthy and Jason Bateman, the story follows a regular guy who has his identity stolen, and must track down the culprit, bring her back to his own state in order to clear his name and restore his financial standing. Dubious setup aside, it's really a road picture/chase movie that seems to be serving up equal parts one liners and big setpieces. And whether they were on the page or not, McCarthy lets fly a number of choice pieces of dialogue which certainly had us chuckling, while even the usually restrained Bateman gets his own zingers. But can we stop with the listening-to-music-in-a-car gags? That's pretty played out by now.
"Identity Thief" grabs your wallet on February 8, 2013.