• Movies About Identity Theft



    While identity theft isn't the least bit entertaining to experience in your real life, in film it makes for delightfully confusing situations and thrilling action sequences. We've compiled a list of movies about people getting their identities stolen, people taking on someone else's identity or people generally in need of identity theft protection services. The movie titles range from thrillers to comedies and classics. And as you're sure to realize, they're in alphabetical order.

    A Perfect Getaway (2009) – Timothy Olyphant, Steve Zahn
    A Stolen Life (1946) – Bette Davis, Glen Ford
    Calamity Jane (1953) – Doris Day, Howard Keel
    Catch Me If You Can (2002) – Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks
    Date Night (2010) – Mark Wahlberg, Steve Carell, Tina Fey
    Dave (1993) – Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver
    Dead Ringer (1964) – Bette Davis, Karl Malden
    Ever After – A Cinderella Story (1998) – Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott
    Face/Off (1997) – John Travolta, Nicolas Cage
    Gattaca (1997) – Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law
    Identity (2003) – Amanda Peet, John Cusack
    Identity Theft (2008) – Raul Villareal, Antonio Chavez
    Identity Thief (2013) – Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Seth Gordon
    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) – Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum
    The Lady Vanishes (1937) – Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
    Megamind (2010) – Will Ferrell, Tina Fey
    Minority Report (2002) – Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell
    Mission: Impossible (1996) – Tom Cruise, Jon Voight
    Mission: Impossible II (2000) – Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott
    Mission: Impossible III (2006) – Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011) – Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner
    Moon Over Parador (1998) – Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia
    Mulan (1998) – Ming-Na, B.D. Wong
    Only You (1994) – Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr.
    Opportunity Knocks (1990) – Dana Carvey, Todd Graff
    Phantoms (1998) – Ben Affleck, Peter O'Toole
    Prince & the Pauper (1962) – Guy Williams, Laurence Naismith
    Principal Takes a Holiday (1998) – Kevin Nealon, Zachery Ty Bryan
    School of Rock (2003) – Jack Black, Adam Pascal
    She's the Man (2006) – Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey
    Single White Female (1992) – Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) – Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson
    The Changeling (1980) - George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere
    The Changeling (2008) – Angelina Jolie, Gattlin Griffith
    The Faculty (1998) – Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy
    The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) – Colin Firth, Rupert Everett
    The Imposter (2011) – Frederic Bourdin, Adam O'Brian
    The Net (1995) – Sandra Bullock, Dennis Miller
    The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) – Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow
    The Taming of the Shrew (1967) – Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton
    Trading Places (1983) – Denholm Elliott, Dan Aykroyd
    Twelfth Night (1996) – Helena Bonham Carter, Richard E. Grant
    Unknown (2011) – Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger
    What's Up, Doc (1971) – Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal

    Whether the characters are peeling masks from their faces, getting eye transplants or just plain lying about who they are, you're sure to find some on the list you'll enjoy. Perhaps you'll even get some pointers on how to keep your identity a little safer from thieves – but it's more likely you'll just find some great entertainment.

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