The Best Movies About Doppelgangers  

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Whether its double trouble or two times the fun, movies about doppelgangers make for compelling cinema. The best movies about doubles are often cerebral in nature, presenting alternative versions of the lead character's reality. This is a list of the top movies about doppelgangers including everything from Vertigo to Mulholland Drive to Lost Highway.

What films will you find on this roundup of the best movies about lookalikes? In the chilling drama Black Swan, Natalie Portman plays a prima ballerina haunted by her doppelganger understudy. Director Darren Aronofsky blurred the lines of reality throughout this engaging Oscar-winning thriller. Solaris is another good doppelganger film featuring stunning imagery. The animated movie Coraline finds the title character discovering a bizarre new world that may not be what it seems. Other good films featured on this list include The Prestige, Adaptation, and Another Earth.

Which doppelganger film had you returning for multiple viewings? Give your favorite movies about look-alikes a thumbs up and get in on the discussion in the comments section.

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The Double is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Doppelgangers
Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn
The Double is a 2013 British black comedy film written and directed by Richard Ayoade and starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. The film is based on the novella The Double by Fyodor ...more
Doppelganger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Doppelgangers
tantalorobert added Drew Barrymore, Sally Kellerman, Leslie Hope
Doppelganger is a 1993 American supernatural thriller film starring Drew Barrymore.