Identity Thief

Title: Identity Thief

Date: 2013

Media type: Film

Format: Complete

Category: Ethical Issues and Dilemmas

Keywords: decision-making, family relationship, financial management

Rating: R – Restricted

Audience(s): College Age, Adults, Parents, Couples

Language: English

Film/Episode Summary: Sandy Patterson gets a call one day that his identity has been stolen. At the risk of losing his job over his stolen identity, Sandy leaves his wife and children and decides to travel across the country to find the other Sandy that has stolen his identity. The movie follows Sandy as he tracks down the thief and tries to clear his name.

Comments or Recommendations for Teaching: How do Sandy’s wife and children react to him leaving them behind to clear his name? Do you think it was a good idea to for Sandy’s children to meet and become attached to their father’s impersonator?

Places to view: Itunes, Youtube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play

Contributor: Krista Hamann