There is one reason to see this film: Melissa McCarthy. She just lights up the screen. Even when the material goes into “Three Stooges”-violent-mode, she’s still ridiculously funny. Quite simply- she’s the funniest woman in the business these days.
McCarthy steals the identity of gender-neutrally-named Sandy (Bateman) , maxing out his credit cards , ruining his credit rating, and pretty much puts him on the verge of a destroyed life. He has a week to fix the mess or lose the fantastic new job he just landed. Oh- and he’s also a wanted criminal thanks to his identity robber. So, he travels across the country, with the intention of bringing her back with him to confess all to his new boss. Yeah- not exactly rooted in reality .
Amada Peet had little to do as
While this one’s all over the place, as the road trip unfolds with some hits and some misses, I guarantee you will laugh out loud. A lot. Who needs a better recommendation than that??