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  1. GLAAD Report Says Many LGBT Characters in Studio Films Were Defamatory Portrayals

    5:38 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The organization issued failing grades to two studios for only including minor, offensive portrayals of LGBT people in last year's releases. READ MORE

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  2. Melissa McCarthy Breaks Silence on Rex Reed: '[He's] Swimming in So Much Hate'

    4:55 pm PDT 06/13/2013
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    The "Identity Thief" star, whom the reviewer called "tractor-sized," worries how his mean-spirited brand of criticism might affect younger girls. READ MORE

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  3. 'Identity Thief' Debuts Atop DVD Sales List

    5:40 pm PDT 06/12/2013
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    "A Good Day to Die Hard" outsells "Identity Thief" on Blu-ray; rental chart is topped by zombie rom-com "Warm Bodies." READ MORE

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  4. Box Office Report: Weinstein Co. Beats Most Major Studios in 1st Quarter

    3:54 pm PDT 04/02/2013
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    Universal is No. 1 with $306.5 million in domestic box office revenue, followed by Harvey and Bob Weinstein's outfit with $282.4 million. READ MORE

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  5. Seth Gordon, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis to Reteam for 'One Night on the Hudson' (Exclusive)

    11:31 am PDT 03/14/2013
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    Universal Pictures nabs T.J. Fixman's spec for "Identity Thief" helmer Gordon. READ MORE

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  6. What's Behind the Dismal Winter at the Box Office

    5:00 am PST 03/06/2013
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    Theater stocks slide and grosses drop 15 percent as "Jack the Giant Slayer" leads a season of discontent and a glut of grim action flops leaves few studios unscathed. READ MORE

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  7. Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' Outwits 'Snitch' With $14.1 Mil, Reclaims Top Spot

    9:07 am PST 02/24/2013
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    An overall soft weekend sees Dwayne Johnson's "Snitch" place No. 2 with $13 million, while micro-budgeted "Dark Skies" debuts to $8.9 million; holdover kids pic "Escape from Planet Earth" rises up the chart. READ MORE

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  8. Box Office Preview: Dwayne Johnson's 'Snitch' Takes on 'Identity Thief' for No. 1

    3:51 pm PST 02/21/2013
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    Moviegoing will slow because of Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony; horror pic "Dark Skies" also enters the fray. READ MORE

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  9. Box Office Report: 'Die Hard' Rebounds With $38-Mil Plus, Edges Out 'Identity Thief,' 'Safe Haven'

    9:19 am PST 02/17/2013
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    The Bruce Willis action pic now is expected to top the Valentine's Day-Presidents Day stretch; "Safe Haven" is on course for five-day opening of $35 million but was beaten by holdover "Identity Thief" for the weekend itself. READ MORE

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  10. Rex Reed Defends Melissa McCarthy Remarks: 'Don't Make Me the Villain'

    2:42 pm PST 02/13/2013
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    The critic says the controversy surrounding his review of the No. 1 comedy was "what sold the tickets." READ MORE

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

    9:02 am PST 02/10/2013
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    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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  12. Hollywood Slams Rex Reed for Attacking Melissa McCarthy's Weight

    5:40 pm PST 02/09/2013
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    “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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  13. Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' Dodges Winter Storm Nemo, Scores Stellar $11.2 Million Friday

    7:15 am PST 02/09/2013
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    The Universal comedy is headed for a $34 million-plus weekend, the best opening of 2013, as moviegoers flock to see Melissa McCarthy in her first starring role since "Bridesmaids." READ MORE

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

    3:47 pm PST 02/08/2013
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    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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  15. Box Office Report: Melissa McCarthy's 'Identity Thief' Heads to $30 Million, If It Can Weather Nemo

    1:39 pm PST 02/08/2013
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    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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  16. Film Critic Rex Reed Calls Melissa McCarthy 'Hippo' and 'Tractor-Sized,' Faces Angry Backlash

    1:38 pm PST 02/08/2013
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    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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  17. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Identity Thief,' 'Side Effects' and More

    9:00 pm PST 02/07/2013
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    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. READ MORE

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

    12:45 pm PST 02/07/2013
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    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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  19. Identity Thief: Film Review

    9:00 am PST 02/06/2013
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    Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman star in this rough and tumble comic road movie from director Seth Gordon. READ MORE

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  20. Melissa McCarthy, Jason Bateman Drew Laughs On 'Identity Thief' Set

    1:12 pm PST 02/05/2013
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    At the Westwood premiere for Seth Gordon's new film, the duo's co-stars shared stories of non-stop laughter on set. READ MORE

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