Alter ego movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant alter ego movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, entertaining, intense, clever, stylized and comic films and TV shows about / with alter ego, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, adaptation, catastrophe, vengeance, transformation, destiny and chase plots mostly in Action, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alter ego: The Dark Half (1993), Magic (1978), The Nutty Professor (1996), The Mask (1994), Birdman or (2014), Read It and Weep (2006), The Stranger (2005), Me Two (2008), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Bronson (2008).

List of alter ego movies

The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, book, blackmail, supernatural, supernatural ability, lookalikes, deadly, investigation, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
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Magic (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, rise and fall, toys, evil doll, split personality, telepathy, alter ego, objects come to life, deadly, couple relations, childhood sweetheart, ventriloquist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
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The Nutty Professor (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and ...
Style: humorous, funny, touching, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: mad scientist, split personality, experiment gone awry, physical appearance, nothing goes right, fall in love, goofy hero, alter ego, parody, inventions and discoveries, sarcasm, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Mask (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, double life, superhero, dual identity, fall in love, social misfits, alter ego, transformation, gangsters, one man army, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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Birdman or (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, actor, superhero, existentialism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Read It and Weep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl turns into an A-List celebrity over night when her private journal is accidently published and becomes a best-seller.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, school dance, overnight success, teenage life, rising to stardom, secret, popularity, youth, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Stranger (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Anniyan, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, mental illness, deadly, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, alter ego, unrequited love, poetic justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Me Two (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 80's pop icon Gilles Gabriel is about to make a comeback in the French music scene, until he accidentally hits Ranu, a slightly nutty accountant, when out driving one day. Both are horrified to realise that Gilles died in the crash, and that ...
Style: absurd, entertaining, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: singer, double life, alter ego, inside the mind, paranoia, death, car accident, absurdism, social satire, reincarnation, nightclub, mirror ...
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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, is declaring war on the Man of Steel and his quest to save the planet. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, ridiculous, awful ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, convertible, alter ego, nuclear threat, secret identity, good versus evil, laboratory, catholic school, mountain, nuclear missile, u.s. army, newspaper editor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: italy, russia
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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, scatology, gross out humor ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: split personality, alter ego, physical appearance, family, college, university, eccentric family, love and romance, family gatherings, goofy hero, nothing goes right, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: surreal, rough, realistic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, social misfits, society, robbery, crime, human nature, crimes, violence spree, criminal heroes, confined, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
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Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, superhuman powers, undercover, fighting crime, rivalry, crime, super vehicle, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: india
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Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, chase, adventure, genetics, experiment gone awry, mutant, mad scientist, transformation, anger, military, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, central america, south america
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The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, adventure, secret identity, good versus evil, disney, superhuman powers, family, heroes, secret, villain, parents and children, lawsuit ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When New York architect Matt Saunders dumps his new girlfriend Jenny Johnson - a smart, sexy and reluctant superhero known as G-Girl - she uses her powers to make his life a living hell!
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, obsession, grudge, romance, vengeance, rivalry, breakup, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, atomic bomb, heroic mission, danger, undercover, vigilante, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: tibet, usa, new york, asia
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Captain Underpants (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada, France, UK, India
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, hypnosis, school principal, invention, professor, teacher, secret identity, friend, boy, battle, alter ego, miniaturization ...
Place: ohio
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Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, team, dealing with death, deadly, death, mission, double life, family relations, young people, tragic event, workplace ...
Place: seattle washington
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Ghost Rider (2007)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a ...
Style: exciting, comic, suspenseful, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, deal with the devil, dark hero, superhero, curses spells and rituals, chases and races, escapades, good versus evil, redemption, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: usa, texas
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, vampire, secret service, steampunk, adventure, immortality, save the world, danger, heroic mission, mastermind, master villain ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, berlin germany, africa, italy ...
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Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, tough girl, masked superhero, vigilantism, superhuman powers, righting the wronged, uncover truth, crimes, imaginary, heroes, female fighter, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, exciting, comic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, mutant, superhero, superhero team, world domination, transformation, teleportation, betrayal, immortality, mentor, good versus evil, comics ...
Time: future, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, cairo egypt, east berlin east germany ...
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Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, rivalry, master villain, reporter, fish, villain, jealousy, anti heroes, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: absurd, comic, intense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: anti hero, secret mission, revenge, superhero, criminal heroes, adventure, villain turns good, batman, dark hero, mission, insanity, transformation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, louisiana, usa, washington d.c.
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Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: split personality, schizophrenia, on the run, nothing goes right, chases and races, fall in love, disorder, woman in danger, stupidity, african american, sex aid, verbal abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1982, 2000s
Place: rhode island, new york, usa
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Jekyll (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 334 min.
Story: London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family. There is a wife and two children that he'll do ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: split personality, superhuman powers, murder, experiment gone awry, monster, mental illness, double life, transformation, danger, secret movement, dark hero, alter ego ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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All of Me (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: reincarnation, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, soul transference, disorder, body swapping, switching roles, nothing goes right, gender, guru, womanizer, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to nonfiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.
Style: absurd, captivating, funny, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: writers, mistaken identity, hitman, alter ego, secret service, fbi, fight scenes, assassination, lone hero, storytelling, assassin, assassins ...
Time: contemporary
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The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, touching, talky, humorous, ironic ...
Plot: golden years, social differences, elderly, intergenerational friendship, old woman, van, homeless woman, eccentricity, piano playing, friendship, alter ego, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car, chase, highway, monkey, military uniform, alter ego, slave, old woman, magnet, hotel, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, connecticut, california, las vegas
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