Movies about doubles

Movies about doubles
List of the best movies about doubles, selected by visitors to our site: The Devil's Double, Double Impact, The Dictator, Obsession, Red, Le Mac, Dave, Last Action Hero, The Hidden Fortress, The Double.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryBelgium, Netherlands
Duration01:49
CharactersLovers, Partners, Doubles
PlotOn real events, Survival, Double life
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Fascinating, Serious

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Twins, Teachers
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Karate
PlaceAircraft, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces him that his rival in Hong Kong is also the man who killed their parents. Alex is suspicious of Chad, especially when it comes to his girlfriend.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersLesbians, Losers, Doubles
PlotRevenge, Death
PlaceUSA, Asia, New York
StyleTense, Fancy, Black humor

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersDoubles
PlotWedding, Obsession, Chase, Missing people
PlaceItaly, Los Angeles
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who bears a striking resemblance to his wife.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
CharactersDoubles
PlaceIndia

When civil engineer Siddharth is arrested for a murder on the basis of a pictorial evidence, cops discover his lookalike Aditya and realize they have only 48 hours to solve the case.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:32
CharactersTwins

A mild-mannered banker is forced to masquerade as a notorious gangster and pimp.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersPresidential, Doubles
PlotPolitical, Justice
PlaceThe White House
StyleCute, Smart, Touching

A sweet-natured Temp Agency operator and amateur Presidential look-alike is recruited by the Secret Service to become a temporary stand-in for the President of the United States.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersChildrens, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fancy, Black humor

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration01:50
CharactersSamurai

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding in a fortress. Although the peasants don't know that Rokurota is a general and Yuki is a princess, the peasants agree to accompany the pair to safety in return for gold. Along the way, the general must prove his expertise in battle while also hiding his identity.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersLosers
PlotObsession, Split personality, Loneliness, Depression, Rivalry
PlaceMetro, Cemetery, Office
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Black humor, Depressive

An awkward office drone becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman he desires.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryJapan, USA
Duration03:00
CharactersSamurai, Heroes, Military, Warriors, Doubles
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Death
PlaceJapan
Time16th century
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Depressive

Akira Kurosawa's lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When Shingen dies, his generals reluctantly agree to have the impostor take over as the powerful ruler. He soon begins to appreciate life as Shingen, but his commitment to the role is tested when he must lead his troops into battle against the forces of a rival warlord.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance
Duration02:06
PlotObsession, Split personality, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Conspiracies
PlaceParis, France
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

A quiet and inconspicuous man rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersDoubles
PlotLove, Mystery, Double life, Rivalry
PlaceOffice
StyleUnexpected ending

Jonathan is a young man with a strange condition that only his brother understands. But when he begins to yearn for a different life, their unique bond becomes increasingly tested.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Kings, Mice, Brides, Cats
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Wedding
PlaceFantastic worlds, Party, Portals to other worlds
StyleFor children, Exciting, Spectacular, By books, Atmospheric

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:18
CharactersSuperhero, Family
PlotAdventure, Fulfillment of desires
StyleSmart

John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. Named "Inspector Gadget" by the press, John -- along with his niece, Penny, and her trusty dog, Brain -- uses his new powers to discover who was behind the explosion.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotInvestigation

Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:07
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceAircraft, China, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersWarriors, Doubles
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, The escape, Hunting, Experiments
PlaceIslands
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, For men

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Losers, Sisters
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Snow
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StylePsychological problems, Creepy, Depressive

A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who supports her, encourages her and knows all her secret desires. When the “girls” trade places, repressed sexuality and a ferocious violence erupt with a dangerous sense of freedom.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration01:56
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Puzzles, Chase, Fear
PlaceForest, Beach
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Disturbing

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersAliens, Mice, Cats
PlotAdventure, Basketball, Alien invasion, Baseball
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds
StyleLight

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, FBI, Millionaires
PlotHostage
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDoubles, Celebrities, Actors
PlotBody exchange, Rivalry
StyleLight

When ordered to serve a year in rehab, actress Candy hires her on-set stand-in to take her place. The unassuming woman flips the script and steals her identity, career and boyfriend in this hilarious comedy about trading places.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:17
CharactersGangsters, Investigators, Doubles
PlotUndercover
PlacePrison, Hospitals, India
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men

In order to expose Yashvardhan who is dishonest, Ravikant captures his son Ajay and plants his twin brother, Vishal, in his place, as an informer.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:12
CharactersHeroes, Twins, The Musketeers, Doubles
PlotAdventure, Mystery
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, remains imprisoned, the Musketeers reunite to abduct Louis and replace him with Philippe.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersActors
PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes, Mystery
PlaceParis, USA, Los Angeles

A normal New Yorker's life is upended when his girlfriend is murdered by the Bulgarian mob. He flees to Paris to hide from her killers. But three years later, he sees a similar looking woman on the silver screen. Obsession with past love takes Sam to Los Angeles to look for answers, only to put him back into the sights of the Bulgarians. An updated Hitchcockian thriller in the vein of Vertigo and Rear Window

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryGermany

The discovery of a magic mirror allows Fred to realize his dream: his twin tidies up his room, eats without complaining and becomes first in class. But Fred did not keep his promise to keep this secret by revealing it to his friend, Émile.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersTeens, Orphans
PlotLove, Friendship, Death, Birthday
PlaceBeach, Hospitals, Cemetery

Simon, a young orphan, has an extraordinary power : he can take on the appearance of people he’s already touched. When his best friend dies in an accident, there is no witness. Simon decides to steal his place in his family. Ten years later, the truth will get more and more difficult to bear and to hide...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotChase, Fate, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

Two strangers find their lives colliding in an impossible way. Alex is a methodical cargo thief working for a dangerous cartel. Sam is a determined paramedic trying to save the world while running from her past.





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