'Identity Thief' Trailer Hits With Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman (Video)

 

The trailer for Universal's Melissa McCarthy-Jason Bateman comedy Identity Thief has landed, mining laughs in the premise of McCarthy as a deceptively harmless-looking woman who steals Bateman's identity.

In the clip, the actors' characters -- both named Sandy Bigelow Patterson -- face off, with Bateman seeking revenge and McCarthy throwing punches.

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Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet is not seen in the promo but he has a role as Big Chuck, a realty broker with an outsized personality who has a run-in with the Sandys. Amanda Peet, John Cho, Jon Favreau and Genesis Rodriguez also star.

Identity Thief, directed by Seth Gordon, hits theaters Feb. 8, 2013.

Watch the trailer below.

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