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List Rules 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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Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Fight Club 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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Black Swan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Black Swan Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis Winona Ryder

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Sybil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Sybil Jessica Lange, JoBeth Williams Tammy Blanchard

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The Machinist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Machinist Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh Michael Ironside

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Identity is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Identity Amanda Peet, John Cusack Alfred Molina

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Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere Laura Linney

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Secret Window is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello John Turturro

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Hide and Seek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Hide and Seek 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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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 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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Me, Myself & Irene is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Me, Myself & Irene 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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A Tale of Two Sisters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
A Tale of Two Sisters Moon Geun-young, Im Soo-jung Yum Jung-ah

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Raising Cain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Raising Cain John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich Gabrielle Carteris

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Fredric March, Wallace Beery Miriam Hopkins

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Dressed to Kill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Dressed to Kill Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson Dennis Franz

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Taking Lives is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Taking Lives Angelina Jolie, Kiefer Sutherland Ethan Hawke

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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler Edward Norton

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A Scanner Darkly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves Winona Ryder

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ENEMY is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
ENEMY Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabella Rossellini Mélanie Laurent

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The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Nutty Professor Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens Henry Gibson

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Serial Mom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Serial Mom Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner Suzanne Somers

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Separate Lives is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Separate Lives Linda Hamilton, Elisabeth Moss Jim Belushi

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The Ward is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Ward Amber Heard, Lyndsy Fonseca Danielle Panabaker

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde John Barrymore, Edgard Varèse Charles Lane

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Jack Palance, Deborah Shelton Tony Todd

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Monkey Business is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Monkey Business Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant Ginger Rogers

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Hulk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte Eric Bana

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The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll is listed (or ranked) 31 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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The Man Who Haunted Himself is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Man Who Haunted Himself Roger Moore, Thorley Walters Alastair Mackenzie

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Mary Reilly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Mary Reilly Julia Roberts, John Malkovich Glenn Close

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The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
The Nutty Professor Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith Dave Chappelle

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Me, Myself and I is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Me, Myself and I George Segal, JoBeth Williams

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Philadelphia, Here I Come! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Philadelphia, Here I Come! David Kelly, Liam Redmond Siobhán McKenna

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Luster is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Luster Holly Valance, Matthew Rhys Billy Burke

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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson Wanda Sykes

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More of Me is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Split Personalities
More of Me Molly Shannon, Steven Weber Richard Fitzpatrick