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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), Multiplicity (1996), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), Pure as Snow (2019), The Princess Switch (2018), Fantomas (1964), Alien: Covenant (2017), Doubles (2016).

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, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, disorder, dishonesty, single parent, trap, divorce, butler, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, maine, england, 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, disturbing, suspense, twists and turns, erotic
Plot: lover, pregnancy, identical twins, doctor patient relationship, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, doppelganger, twin brother, psychoanalyst, losing-it hero, adultery, female protagonist, deception ...
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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, macabre, rough ...
Plot: devil, prank, cheating, club, buddies, obsession, slasher, danger, mental illness, social misfits, dangerous attraction, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Multiplicity (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, split personality, experiment gone awry, disorder, twins, family life, mental illness, fish out of water, self discovery, switching roles, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, afterlife, heavy metal, robot, seance, time machine, devil, heaven, adventure, disgruntled, nobody believes, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
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Pure as Snow (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Claire is a beautiful young woman who works at her late father’s hotel, that is now managed by her evil stepmother Maud. Claire unwittingly sparks uncontrollable jealousy in Maud, whose young lover has fallen in love with Claire. Maud decides to ...
Plot: snow white, motorcycle, waterfall, violin, forest, falling in love, pet dog, female protagonist, fire, shower, bare breasts, cafe ...
Time: 2010s
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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: light, romantic, feel good, sweet
Plot: princess, love, dual role, secret, christmas, mistaken identity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, new life, wedding cake, arranged marriage, duty, single father ...
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, motorcycle chase, kidnapping, disorder, perfect crime, master criminal, law enforcement, danger, mastermind, farce, partners against crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
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 life-form, alien technology, infection, outer space, space travel, monster, experiment, brutality, mission, parasite, blood ...
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, rehearsal, blood, money, thief, amnesia, train station, rescue, teacher, cigarette smoking, taking a photograph ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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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: absurd, surreal, dark humor
Plot: debt, barmaid, execution, fake identity, gang, mistaken identity, duplicity, bridge, human duplication, arrest, hit by a car, orphan ...
Time: year 1941, year 1996, year 1944
Place: prague, prague czech republic, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia ...
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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: conspiracy, speech, father son relationship, taking a photograph, rivalry, blackboard, horse, pistol, boy, bar, servant, fake blood ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, 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, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: twins, murder, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, deadly, vengeance, hidden identity, infidelity, crimes, love and romance, siblings relations ...
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: castle, mistaken identity, ghost, misunderstanding, telephone call, telephone, dinner, piano playing, playing piano, sex, manhole, piano ...
Time: twentieth century, 20th century, year 1981
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: jail, taxi, parents, carrot, poetry reading, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, slap, striptease, fire extinguisher, flower, twin, twins ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, milan italy
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Miss Golem (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Style: dark humor, intellectual
Plot: safe, class differences, photograph, revolver, on the run, shotgun, rifle, female killer, rival, parrot, inventor, woman in bra ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague
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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: repeated event, jealousy, love triangle, secretary, actress playing multiple roles, hospital, doctor, nurse, chase, mother daughter relationship, multiple outcomes, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
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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: jealousy, poison, inheritance, sibling relationship, blackmailer, female villain, jealous woman, fictional country, female antagonist, death by hanging, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, talking to an animal ...
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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: jail, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenager, kidnapping, plagiarism, factory, experiment, hotel room, chef, actress playing multiple roles, school ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague
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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: same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, breast sucking, wolf pack, princess, king, impostor, virgin, monk, pope, bishop, ambush, sex with a priest ...
Place: france, rome italy
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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: missing wife, greed, reunion, spoiled brat, flying man, part animation, mistaken identity, helicopter, children, animal human communication, fictitious kingdom, czech abroad ...
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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, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, magic, fantasy world, gunfight, magical object, child's point of view, cartoon cat, projectionist, ticket, heroes, miraculous event, explosions ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1993, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, 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, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, androids and robots, chase, artificial intelligence, killer robot, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, cyborgs, mission, invulnerability ...
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, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, knight, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, adventure, disorder, heroes, misfit, rivalry, farce ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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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, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, time travel, lone hero, save the world, manhunt, terminator, chase, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, fictional war ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1991 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, megalomaniac, bowling alley, super computer, adventure, urban, secret identity, chaos, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, heroes, man versus machine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 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, dragon, mechanic, disorder, hostages, siblings relations, crimes, lookalikes ...
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, twists and turns, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, magical, secret, illusion, deception, magic, diary, wizards and magicians, mystery, performer's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, 1900s ...
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, summer camp, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, family life, single parent, family, prank, lookalikes, youth, reunion ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: brawl, cons and scams, nothing goes right, power relations, rivalry, society, danger, secret identity, dual identity, police academy, doppelganger, domestic servant ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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