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

The list contains the best, new and most relevant same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, entertaining, stylized, suspenseful, clever and semi serious films and TV shows about / with same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, chase, mistaken identity, dog, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, destiny, life philosophy and transformation plots mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Romance genres shot in USA, Italy, Czechoslovakia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen: The Parent Trap (1998), The Double Lover (2017), Satan (2006), The Princess Switch (2018), Fantomas (1964), Alien: Covenant (2017), Doubles (2016), I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970), Dead Ringer (1964), Bollenti spiriti (1981).

List of same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen movies

 6.5
 107K
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, trap, single parent, divorce, butler, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, maine, england, london, usa ...
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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, psychoanalyst, pregnancy, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, doppelganger, identical twins, doctor patient relationship, twin brother, adultery, losing-it hero, female protagonist, gay kiss ...
Place: paris france
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 5.7
 8K
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, social misfits, slasher, mental illness, danger, obsession, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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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, sweet, feel good
Plot: love, dual role, princess, mistaken identity, christmas, secret, new life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, toy store, sabotage, haircut, ballet ...
Place: chicago illinois
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 7.0
 8K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, chase, motorcycle chase, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, partners against crime, criminal heroes, crime, incompetent police, law enforcement, farce, perfect crime ...
Time: 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.4
 221K
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, monster, experiment, brutality, parasite, outer space, mission, planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 5.4
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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, break in, eavesdropping, pill, blackout, stealing a car, accomplice, painting, bar, barking dog, punched in the face ...
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: surreal, dark humor, absurd
Plot: loss of brother, unfaithful wife, doubt, identical twins, new job, meeting, paralysis, awkward situation, misunderstanding, german soldier, presumed dead, death by drowning ...
Time: year 1996, year 1944, year 1941
Place: czechoslovakia, germany, prague czech republic, prague, czech republic ...
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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: disguise, fainting, death, man with glasses, parody, police, undressing, escape, little boy, razor, employer employee relationship, forced to strip ...
Time: 1910s, 1990s, future
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
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 7.4
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, tense
Plot: twins, love triangle, murder, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, deadly, crimes, love and romance, sleazy, siblings relations, lookalikes ...
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: mistaken identity, castle, ghost, erotica, female nudity, lawyer, sex, piano, misunderstanding, piano playing, 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: telephone conversation, twin, poetry, twin brother, car wash, flower, school teacher, striptease, turtle, playing piano, slap, suitcase ...
Time: 20th century
Place: milan italy, italy
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 6.8
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Miss Golem (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Style: dark humor, intellectual
Plot: reconstruction, crying woman, mad scientist, disposing of a dead body, blackmail, fight, old woman, duplicity, broken window, father daughter relationship, humiliation, foot chase ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
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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, multiple outcomes, gynecologist, hospital, love triangle, actress playing multiple roles, jealousy, secretary, woman wearing glasses, policewoman, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, mother in law son in law relationship ...
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 7.4
 758
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: inheritance, jealousy, poison, sibling relationship, sea, blackmail, cat, sister sister relationship, actress playing multiple roles, good versus evil, female killer, drowning ...
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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: gun, waiter, police, reporter, death of protagonist, old woman, mistaken identity, broken window, hotel, prison, hotel room, cow ...
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: sex with a priest, bishop, pope, king, princess, lust, confession, female nudity, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, wolf pack, breast sucking, crown ...
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: doctor, school, husband wife relationship, dog, teacher, telephone, psychiatrist, helicopter, part animation, animal human communication, surrealism, absurdism ...
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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, projectionist, ticket, cartoon cat, child's point of view, heroes, miraculous event, explosions ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, 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, chase, artificial intelligence, killer robot, androids and robots, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, cyborgs, invulnerability, assassination attempt ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1973, year 1984
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 7.0
 29K
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, knight, farce, hotel, fish out of water, palaces castles and temples, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, master and servant, curses spells and rituals, servant, disorder ...
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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, time travel, lone hero, manhunt, terminator, chase, artificial intelligence, save the world, future dystopia, fictional war ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 4.9
 59K
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, surprise ending, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, megalomaniac, super computer, bowling alley, adventure, good versus evil, urban, heroes, computer system, man versus machine, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: kansas, arizona, italy, colombia
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 6.4
 10K
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, siblings relations, goofy hero, crimes, hostages, dragon, mechanic, separated ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
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 8.5
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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, deception, magic, diary, teleportation, wizards and magicians, mystery ...
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, family, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, youth, family life, single parent, prank, lookalikes, siblings relations ...
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: brawl, cons and scams, nothing goes right, power relations, danger, rivalry, society, dual identity, secret identity, saxophone, millionaire, top hat ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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 6.0
 28K
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, exciting, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, split personality, construction, fish out of water, family life, couples, disorder, mental illness, misfit, self discovery, twins, switching roles ...
Time: year 1996
Place: europe, england
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, virtual reality, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, chosen one, rebel, martial arts, paranoia, prophecy, oracle ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
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Labyrinth of Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A camp melodrama/comedy about Sexilia (a nymphomaniac), Sadec (a gay Islamic terrorist), Riza Niro (the son of the emperor of Tiran), and Queti (the daughter of a dry-cleaner).
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, farce, gay, political unrest, terrorism, island, lifestyle, gender, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, iran, europe, middle east, madrid ...
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