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, serious, surprise ending, visually appealing and suspense films and TV shows about / with alter ego, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, transformation, adaptation, destiny, vengeance and superhero plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alter ego: Magic (1978), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), The Dark Half (1993), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008), The Nutty Professor (1996), The Mask (1994), Birdman or (2014), Suicide Squad (2016), Read It and Weep (2006), The Stranger (2005).

List of alter ego movies

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, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alter ego, mental illness, rise and fall, toys, split personality, telepathy, objects come to life, deadly, childhood sweetheart, couple relations, ventriloquist, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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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, toilet humor, gross out humor, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: split personality, alter ego, physical appearance, wedding, family, disorder, silly humor, love and romance, family gatherings, supernatural ability, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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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, lookalikes, deadly, supernatural ability, investigation, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Jekyll is a well-regarded physician whose evenings are spent researching a rare and sacred Amazonian flower so potent it's said to literally separate the soul, giving life to man's Dark Self. The obsessive experiments to isolate ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, split personality, serial killer, alter ego, mad doctor, investigation, obsession, criminal heroes, deadly, legal, danger, antidote ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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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: teens, family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, fall in love, goofy hero, alter ego, parody, physical appearance, inventions and discoveries, farce, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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The Mask (1994)
Genre: Action, 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, light, humorous, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, double life, superhero, gangsters, dual identity, social misfits, fall in love, alter ego, transformation, good versus evil, one man army, 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, suspense ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, satire, actor, superhero, existentialism, broadway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: entertaining, comic, absurd, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: anti hero, superhero, villain turns good, insanity, mission, fight scenes, dark hero, secret mission, weapons, revenge, tough girl, alter ego ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, washington d.c., pentagon
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, school dance, overnight success, teenage life, rising to stardom, secret, popularity, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, deadly, love affair, crimes, mental illness, life is a bitch, alter ego, unrequited love, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending
Plot: singer, double life, alter ego, inside the mind, death, social satire, absurdism, paranoia, car accident, reincarnation, homosexual, film within a film ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Hong Kong martial arts version of Jekyll and Hyde, with Hyde as the mythical fighting champion known as the White Tiger battling the Triads, drug trafficking and illegal organ transplants.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, crimes, deadly, disorder, murder, danger, gang, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, alter ego, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, san francisco
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Luster (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: split personality, law enforcement, crimes, insomnia, alter ego, murder, danger, rivalry, violence, neighbor, arrest, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, surprise ending, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, convertible, alter ego, nuclear, nuclear threat, good versus evil, secret identity, catholic school, newspaper editor, u.s. army, nuclear missile ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: italy, russia, san francisco, new york
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Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Cayman Islands, Denmark, USA
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, realistic, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, social misfits, society, robbery, crime, crimes, violence spree, criminal heroes, confined, loneliness, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
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Mia melissa ton Avgousto (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Harris, his wife, his mistress and his half German sister arrive with a boat to a distant Aegean island, assessable only by boat. The boat man forgets them and they are stranded there. Harris gets stung by a bee, and he develops an allergy. He gets ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, semi serious
Plot: stranded, split personality, extramarital affair, secret, male female relationship, alter ego, transformation, isolation, island, truth, mistress, beach ...
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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: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, batman, fighting crime, superhuman powers, undercover, crimes, super vehicle, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, year 1997, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s
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, serious, exciting, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, chase, experiment gone awry, adventure, genetics, mutant, mad scientist, transformation, anger, military, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: california, south america, new york, central america, san francisco
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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, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, adventure, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroes, disney, family, secret, villain, parents and children, lawsuit ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1962, 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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, obsession, breakup, grudge, romance, vengeance, rivalry, 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: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, atomic bomb, danger, undercover, heroic mission, vigilante, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, tibet, usa, 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, toilet humor ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, professor, teacher, school principal, invention, hypnosis, friend, boy, alter ego, miniaturization, secret identity, battles ...
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: witty, cynical, dark humor, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, team, supernatural, dealing with death, deadly, mission, double life, family relations, workplace, tragic event, boss and employee, parents and children ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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Ghost Rider (2007)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 110 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: comic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: demon, dark hero, deal with the devil, superhero, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, chases and races, escapades, good versus evil, motorcycle, redemption, father son 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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, steampunk, vampire, save the world, secret service, adventure, immortality, danger, heroic mission, alternate reality, mastermind ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, siberia, mediterranean sea, berlin germany ...
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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, girls' night
Plot: superhero, tough girl, imaginary, masked superhero, vigilantism, superhuman powers, supernatural, uncover truth, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, female fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, comic, exciting, epic, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, mutant, superhero team, superhero, world domination, immortality, comics, transformation, teleportation, betrayal, mentor, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1983, 2010s
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, sydney australia, 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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: superhero, anti heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, rivalry, anti hero, master villain, reporter, talking animals, fish, villain, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, funny, realistic ...
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, 80s
Place: rhode island, usa, new york
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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, monster, experiment gone awry, mental illness, danger, double life, transformation, secret movement, dark hero, alter ego ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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