10 best movies like The Double (2014)

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Movies similar to The Double (2014): The Bothersome Man, Black Swan, Shutter Island, The Zero Theorem, Enemy, Split, The Scribbler, The Machinist, Selfie, Psycho.

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The Bothersome Man (2006)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryNorway, Iceland
Duration01:35

Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but he discovers there's no way out. Andreas meets Hugo, who has found a crack in a wall in his cellar. Beautiful music streams out from the crack. Maybe it leads to "the other side"? A new plan for escape is hatched.

Black Swan (2010)
Mark8 (imdb: 8)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotSplit personality, Fear, Obsession, Dreams
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleAtmospheric

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Shutter Island (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDoctors
PlotSplit personality, Investigation, Chase, The escape
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Sea, Islands, Hospitals, USA, Laboratory
StyleWorth watching, Noir

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

The Zero Theorem (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
Duration01:46
CharactersProgrammers
PlotVirtual Reality, Technology, Computers
TimeFuture
StyleFancy, Not for everyone, Philosophical, Deep Meaning

A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

Enemy (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryCanada, Spain
Duration01:28
CharactersDoubles, Actors
PlotSplit personality, Obsession
StyleDepressive

A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.

Split (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersPsychologists, Captives, Serial killers
PlotSplit personality, Abduction, Superpowers
PlaceUSA

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

The Scribbler (2014)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersDogs
PlotSplit personality
StyleAction, Disturbing

Suki is a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using "The Siamese Burn," an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being "cured," she's haunted by a thought... what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?

The Machinist (2004)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:37
PlotMental disorders, Loneliness, Obsession
StyleFancy

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

Selfie (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
CharactersHeroes
PlaceRussia
StyleDisturbing

He was his absolute copy – his gestures, body language and jokes were so real, no one suspected the change. Bogdanov looked at the screen as if it was mirror. the double has taken over his tV-show, held meetings with his fans, lived with his women and had drinks with his friends. Bogdanov’s life and identity were erased in an instant. Popular, successful and cynical writer Bogdanov lost everything he has been working on for years building his career. As he clearly sees that the double is better and sincerer than he, he realizes the battle of his life is lost. the only one who wants to have real Bogdanov back is his daughter...

Psycho (1960)
Mark8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
PlotSplit personality, Mystery
PlaceHotels
StyleAtmospheric

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
Mark7.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
PlotSplit personality

Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men - a good and an evil side. He believes that by separating the two, man can become liberated. He succeeds in his experiments with chemicals to accomplish this and transforms into Hyde to commit horrendous crimes. When he discontinues use of the drug, it is already too late.

The Tenant (1976)
Mark5.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance
Duration02:06
PlotObsession
StyleAtmospheric, 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.

Brazil (1985)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersGiants
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

Secret Window (2004)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersWriters
PlotSplit personality, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Divorce
StyleUnexpected ending

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersPolice
PlotSplit personality, Mental disorders, Chase, Relationship
PlaceUSA

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses his medication.

Fight Club (1999)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
PlotSplit personality, Fights without rules, Fight, Consciousness, Obsession
StyleWorth watching, By books, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, For men, Depressive

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

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