History Film / IdentityThief

16th Oct '15 12:57:13 AM taddavis
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* WouldHitAGirl: Sandy. One shot in the trailer is him hitting Diana upside the head with a ''guitar'' hard enough to knock her over.

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* WouldHitAGirl: Sandy. One shot in the trailer (as well as the unrated version of the film) is him hitting Diana upside the head with a ''guitar'' hard enough to knock her over.
6th Jun '15 12:10:01 PM WhiteRoseSamurai
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** And the gas station employee who cuts Sandy's credit card in half when he tries to pay for gas.
20th Jan '15 3:31:29 PM VicGeorge2011
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* IHaveManyNames: Diana went through so many different identities that she doesn't know what her birth name is. Sandy finds out that it is Dawn Budgie.
29th Nov '14 12:18:30 AM realscreamer
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* ActorAllusion: Not the first time Creator/JasonBateman has had to deal with an [[HorribleBosses asshole boss,]] and under the same director, too.
* TheAllegedCar: Sandy's rental car.
** Not really until it gets banged up. It's the car he buys for $200 later that's a proper example of this trope.

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* ActorAllusion: Not the first time Creator/JasonBateman has had to deal with an [[HorribleBosses asshole boss,]] and under the same director, too.
* TheAllegedCar: Sandy's rental car.
** Not really
car, until it gets banged up. It's the The car he later buys for $200 later that's is a proper example of this trope.



* NamesTheSame: Diana assumes the identity of Sandy Bigelow Patterson, the same name as Bateman's character.
** Justified since that's what identity thieves do. She just happened to have found a guy with a gender-neutral name.
22nd Apr '14 12:19:07 PM ChronoLegion
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** Justified since that's what identity thieves do. She just happened to have found a guy with a gender-neutral name.
14th Apr '14 9:26:44 PM NoahHenderson
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* TheDeterminator: Skiptracer, whose specialty is tracking down bail jumpers. Fitting, considering he's played by Robert Patrick, AKA [[Film/Terminator2JudgementDay The T-1,000]].

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* TheDeterminator: Skiptracer, whose specialty is tracking down bail jumpers. Fitting, considering he's played by Robert Patrick, AKA [[Film/Terminator2JudgementDay [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay The T-1,000]].
14th Apr '14 9:26:23 PM NoahHenderson
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* TheDeterminator: Skiptracer, whose specialty is tracking down bail jumpers. Fitting, considering he's played by [[RobertPatrick T-1000]].

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* TheDeterminator: Skiptracer, whose specialty is tracking down bail jumpers. Fitting, considering he's played by [[RobertPatrick T-1000]].Robert Patrick, AKA [[Film/Terminator2JudgementDay The T-1,000]].
23rd Jan '14 8:30:18 AM CynicalBastardo
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** The two goons come across as less interesting than the Skiptracer and only seem to be there as muscle for TheUnfought BigBad.
17th Sep '13 11:17:58 AM zarpaulus
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* SchmuckBait / BavarianFireDrill: Diana poses as an identity protection agent and asks for all of Sandy's basic information to steal his identity.

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* SchmuckBait / BavarianFireDrill: Diana poses as an identity protection agent and asks for all of Sandy's basic information to steal his identity. Which is actually a common method of identity theft.
16th Sep '13 5:38:26 PM Swordofknowledge
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** Actually it's mentioned briefly that 1. A card Diana sold them tipped off the police (presumably leading to the leader's arrest) and 2. He wants her death to be an example to anyone else that might think of failing him/doing something to endanger his business.
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