The Best Movies About Split Personalities Films

The Best Movies About Split Personalities

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List Criteria: Films with characters that have multiple or dissociative identities

Oftentimes, the most interesting characters are the ones who are split on a dilemma.The internal struggle can be fun to watch because you can never be quite sure which side will win out. But what happens when that internal struggle becomes external and one character becomes two within the same body? Now that’s a character that’s truly struggling. The movies on this list are the best at depicting the war between two or more split personalities and characters who have multiple personalities or dissociative identity disorder. These movies feature characters who have no idea that there’s a darker, sometimes malevolent personality within them, trying to do harm.

Not only do these movies feature split personalities, there is also often a mystery involved, whether it’s about a murder or some other way a second personality is destroying a life. In movies like The Mask and The Nutty Professor, there’s a humorous take on split personalities. Meanwhile movies like The Three Faces of Eve take a more clinical look. However, most of the movies on this list are about darker split personalities.

This list of the best movies about split personalities features good split personality movies and multiple personality disorder movies. Which are the best movies about split personalities? This list features quality films about characters dealing with two or more personalities. Vote up the best of these films below!

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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    Jessica Lange, JoBeth Williams, Tammy Blanchard

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    Identity is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Identity Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina

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    Black Swan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

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    Black Swan Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

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    The Machinist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    The Machinist Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    Secret Window is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney

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    Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen

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    The Three Faces of Eve is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    The Three Faces of Eve Joanne Woodward, Lee J. Cobb, Nancy Kulp

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    Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy

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    Mr. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Mr. Brooks Demi Moore, Kevin Costner, Danielle Panabaker

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    Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger

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    The Mask is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    The Mask Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein

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    Fredric March, Wallace Beery, Miriam Hopkins

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    Moon Geun-young, Im Soo-jung, Yum Jung-ah

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    Taking Lives is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

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    Taking Lives Angelina Jolie, Kiefer Sutherland, Ethan Hawke

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    The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Dressed to Kill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Dressed to Kill Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Dennis Franz

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    John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Gabrielle Carteris

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    Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson

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    John Barrymore, Edgard Varèse, Charles Lane

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    Hulk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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    Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers

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    Linda Hamilton, Elisabeth Moss, Jim Belushi

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    ENEMY is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

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    ENEMY Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabella Rossellini, Mélanie Laurent

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    Serial Mom is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    Serial Mom Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers

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    Jack Palance, Deborah Shelton, Tony Todd

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    Amber Heard, Lyndsy Fonseca, Danielle Panabaker

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    Roger Moore, Thorley Walters, Alastair Mackenzie

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    Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close

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    The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll Christopher Lee, Oliver Reed, David Kossoff

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    David Kelly, Liam Redmond, Siobhán McKenna

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    George Segal, JoBeth Williams

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    Holly Valance, Matthew Rhys, Billy Burke

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    The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities

    The Nutty Professor Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Chappelle

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    Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Wanda Sykes

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    Molly Shannon, Steven Weber, Richard Fitzpatrick

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