Same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen movies and TV shows

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same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen
same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen: The Parent Trap (1998), The Double Lover (2017), Satan (2006), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Back to the Future Part II (1989), The Princess and the Call Girl (1986), Me, Myself and Mum (2013), The Princess Switch (2018), Fantomas (1964), Alien: Covenant (2017).

List of same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen movies

The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, trap, single parent, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors, butler ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, england, maine, london, europe ...
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The Double Lover (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.
Style: surprise ending, erotic, disturbing, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: lover, psychoanalyst, pregnancy, doctor patient relationship, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, identical twins, doppelganger, twin brother, adultery, losing-it hero, female protagonist, bare breasts ...
Place: paris france
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Satan (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of young people leaves a disco and bumps into a shepherd who is ready to spend his night worshipping Satan.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, macabre, rough ...
Plot: devil, cheating, prank, club, slasher, social misfits, buddies, obsession, mental illness, danger, dangerous attraction, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, time travel, manhunt, lone hero, artificial intelligence, terminator, chase, save the world, violence, fictional war ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, time machine, teenager, lightning, flying car, high school dance, electric guitar, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2010s ...
Place: california
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The Princess and the Call Girl (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women--one a wealthy society débutante, the other an elegant call girl--with a remarkable resemblance to one another decide to trade professions and social positions temporarily and see what results from it.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, college, unlikely couple, romance, womanizer, switching roles, looking for sex, sexual relations, mistaken identity, couples, best friends, sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, riviera
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Me, Myself and Mum (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: How to become a man when your mother and your closed circle have decided otherwise? This is the challenge Guillaume took up. The film recounts Guillaume's tragicomic battle from the young age of eight, as he adopts the role of a girl then of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: masturbation, identity crisis, gays and lesbians, parents and children, gender, family relations, fall in love, self discovery, love and romance, youth, unsupportive parent, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: france, europe, spain
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The Princess Switch (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.
Style: romantic, light, sweet, feel good
Plot: love, dual role, mistaken identity, secret, christmas, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, new life, princess, apron, snowball fight, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, prince ...
Place: chicago illinois
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Fantomas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fantômas is a man of many disguises. He uses maquillage as a weapon. He can impersonate anyone using an array of masks and can create endless confusion by constantly changing his appearance.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: chase, kidnapping, motorcycle chase, master criminal, farce, crimes, parody, newspaper, police operation, press conference, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, alien technology, infection, alien life-form, space travel, experiment, monster, brutality, outer space, parasite, mission, planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Doubles (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Comedy tells the story of two men who are much alike but their temperament and life story are as different as day and night. They have never seen each other, they have no idea about each other's mutual existence and it would remain like that if ...
Plot: mistaken identity, mafia, pretending to be someone else, criminal as protagonist, bossy wife, traffic policeman, passive aggressive behavior, taking a selfie, sleepover, passive aggressive woman, amateur theater, taking a pill ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
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Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-ageing pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing ...
Style: dark humor, absurd, surreal
Plot: time travel, twin brother, surrealism, dying repeatedly, shooting, trip, amputation, attempted murder, pill, driver, neighbor neighbor relationship, grenade ...
Time: year 1996, year 1944, year 1941
Place: czechoslovakia, germany, prague czech republic, czech republic, prague ...
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I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, with the proposed solution of building a time machine. The ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: nuclear bomb, time travel, time machine, taking a selfie, absurd humor, performance, german, banker, cat, assassin, opera, actress ...
Time: 1990s, future, 1910s
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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Dead Ringer (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The working class twin sister of a callous wealthy woman impulsively murders her out of revenge and assumes the identity of the dead woman. But impersonating her dead twin is more complicated and risky than she anticipated.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: twins, murder, love triangle, hidden identity, vengeance, crime, twin sister, siblings relations, crimes, rivalry, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
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Bollenti spiriti (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Giovanni is a rich Italian aristocrat. He inherit a castle occupied by the ghost of an ancestor. Part of the inheritance is of a young beautiful blonde tourist, far relative of Giovanni. The two have to pay a ticket to the ghost to be free to own ...
Plot: ghost, mistaken identity, castle, lawyer, erotica, sex, female nudity, playing piano, piano, misunderstanding, telephone call, telephone ...
Time: year 1981, 20th century, twentieth century
Place: italy
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My Brother Has Come (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ovidio Ceciotti is a teacher, he is plump and he is not a man of character. He is treated badly by his school-master, by his students, by Lidia, his girl and even by his dog. One day his twin arrives. He calls himself Ralph Benson and has a ...
Plot: turtle, urine, piano playing, girlfriend, fire extinguisher, cocaine, brother, taxi, jail, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, poetry reading, carrot ...
Time: 20th century
Place: milan italy, italy
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Miss Golem (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Style: intellectual, dark humor
Plot: invention, human duplication, envelope, glove, science, shoplifting, robot, experiment, sleeping on a couch, engagement, finding a dead body, discovering a dead body ...
Time: 1920s
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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Chyťte doktora (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nothing very unusual has happened to Michal (Michal Malátný). He finds himself in the middle of a situation he is partly responsible for and partly not, but it's up to him to solve it. Everyone expects it of him and he himself would like to ...
Plot: multiple perspectives, neighbor neighbor relationship, repeated event, multiple outcomes, secretary, hospital, love triangle, jealousy, actress playing multiple roles, gynecologist, woman wearing glasses, neighbor ...
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Morgiana (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jealous of her vapidly "good" sister's popularity, poisonous Viktoria doses pretty Klara's tea with a slow-acting fatal substance. As the latter grows hysterically weak, the former finds success increasingly compromised by guilt, ...
Style: romanticism
Plot: poison, jealousy, inheritance, sibling relationship, murder, sister sister relationship, sibling rivalry, cat, sea, death by drowning, clairvoyant, head injury ...
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A Nice Plate of Spinach (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The heroes of this absurd comedy, full of confusion and humor are Dzharda Zemanek and Frantisek Liska.
Plot: plagiarism, theft, intrigue, fiance fiancee relationship, accomplice, face mask, inventor, cook, child, experiment, factory, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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Good King Dagobert (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: King's Dagobert I intestinal and sexual problems loom large as he survives an attack on his royal caravan then barely makes it to Rome to personally give thanks to the Pope. After he arrives at the Vatican, he becomes involved in the battle ...
Plot: breast sucking, sex with a priest, crown, king, princess, confession, lust, female nudity, king of france, sin, european history, impostor ...
Place: rome italy, france
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Max, Sally and the Magic Phone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Max and Sally, the heroes of popular Czech animated series are leaving the TV in order to become a regular boy and girl.
Plot: same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, aristocrat, tv, helicopter, part animation, children, animal human communication, mistaken identity, theft, disappearance, greed, flying man ...
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Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, surreal, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, magic, fantasy world, gunfight, magical object, explosions, cartoon cat, child's point of view, ticket, projectionist, heroes, miraculous event ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, biting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, chase, killer robot, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, human android relationship, cyborgs, future dystopia, human versus computer, dark future, assassination attempt ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
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The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, funny, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, farce, knight, hotel, curses spells and rituals, servant, palaces castles and temples, fish out of water, master and servant, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, getting home ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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Superman III (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, buddy comedy, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, bowling alley, super computer, megalomaniac, adventure, master villain, urban, secret identity, identity crisis, hacking, superhuman powers, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: kansas, arizona, colombia, italy
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Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, martial arts, farce, gangsters, pianist, disorder, goofy hero, hostages, siblings relations, crimes, kung fu ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
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The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, magical, secret, illusion, magic, deception, performer's life, mystery, wizards and magicians, diary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: london, europe, england, colorado
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family, summer camp, mischievous children, parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, single parent, siblings relations, prank, holiday ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
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Double Trouble (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Billionaire cousins Bastiano (Terence Hill) and Antonio (Bud Spencer) are two savvy businessmen, at least in one regard. They want to close a large deal, although they have to fear for their lives because of it since their competition won't ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: brawl, cons and scams, danger, dual identity, secret identity, nothing goes right, rivalry, society, power relations, fistfight, rich, wealth ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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