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  1. Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' No. 1 With $36.6 Million, Melissa McCarthy a Bona Fide Star

    7:50 am 2/10/2013

    The R-rated comedy exceeds expectations despite Winter Storm Nemo in the Northeast; Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" Opens No. 3 With $9.4 million, while "Argo" makes a comeback in its 18th week of release.Read more

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  2. Hollywood Slams Rex Reed for Attacking Melissa McCarthy's Weight

    5:27 pm 2/9/2013

    “Turns out, Rex Reed didn't die sad and alone 10 years ago,” tweeted “Modern Family” star Eric Stonestreet.Read more

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  3. 'Identity Thief': What the Critics Are Saying

    3:06 pm 2/8/2013

    Melissa McCarthy's comedic road trip with Jason Bateman fails to steal laughs on the big screen, critics say.Read more

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  4. Film Critic Rex Reed Calls Melissa McCarthy 'Hippo' and 'Tractor-Sized,' Faces Angry Backlash

    1:16 pm 2/8/2013

    In response, McCarthy's "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig tweeted, "I cordially invite Mr. Rex Reed to go f--- himself."Read more

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  5. Box Office Report: Melissa McCarthy's 'Identity Thief' Heads to $30 Million, If It Can Weather Nemo

    1:15 pm 2/8/2013

    The Universal comedy -- pairing McCarthy with Jason Bateman -- is on course for a $10 million Friday and $30 million-plus weekend, but Winter Storm Nemo could derail those plans.Read more

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  6. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Identity Thief,' 'Side Effects' and More

    9:00 pm 2/7/2013

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.Read more

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  7. Melissa McCarthy in Talks to Co-Direct Raunchy Comedy 'Tammy'

    12:18 pm 2/7/2013

    McCarthy would direct the project, in which she is also starring, with her husband and partner Ben Falcone. Read more

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  8. Box Office Preview: Melissa McCarthy's 'Identity Thief' Takes on Winter Storm Nemo

    10:49 am 2/7/2013

    The Universal comedy -- pairing McCarthy with Jason Bateman -- should win the weekend race easily, but the looming blizzard in the Northeast could dampen grosses as Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" also opens.Read more

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  9. Melissa McCarthy Sets Up 3 New Movies (Exclusive)

    9:27 am 2/6/2013

    McCarthy and her partner, husband Ben Falcone, are developing projects at Universal and Fox and have launched a new company called On the Day.Read more

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  10. Identity Thief: Film Review

    9:00 am 2/6/2013

    Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman star in this rough and tumble comic road movie from director Seth Gordon. Read more

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