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The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins 

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Updated October 1, 2019 776 votes 240 voters 25.7k views 20 items

There's something inherently creepy about two human beings who look exactly the same, which is why we've created this list of the best horror movies with twins. These aren't necessarily horror movies about twins, but they're all scary movies that feature twins at some point during the film. Obviously the Grady sisters from The Shining are the most iconic horror twins of all time, but there are actually a lot of scary movies that have twins in them outside of that.

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The Shining is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

Released: 1980

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, ...more

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The Other is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
John Ritter, Victor French, Diana Muldaur

Released: 1972

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

The Other is a 1972 psychological horror film directed by Robert Mulligan, adapted for film by Tom Tryon, from his bestselling novel. It stars Uta Hagen, Diana Muldaur, and Chris and Martin
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Freaks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Wallace Ford, Edward Brophy, Roscoe Ates

Released: 1932

Directed by: Tod Browning

Freaks is a 1932 American horror film in which the eponymous characters were played by people who worked as carnival sideshow performers and had real deformities. The original version was ...more

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Goodnight Mommy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Goodnight Mommy Susanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz

Released: 2014

Directed by: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala

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Seconds Apart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Orlando Jones, Samantha Droke, Louis Herthum

Released: 2011

Directed by: Antonio Negret, José Antonio Negret

Seconds Apart is a horror/thriller film written by George Richards and directed by Antonio Negret.
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Basket Case is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Bill Freehan, Jerry Butler, Frank Henenlotter

Released: 1982

Directed by: Frank Henenlotter

Basket Case is a 1982 American horror comedy film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter. It has two sequels, Basket Case 2 and Basket Case 3: The Progeny by the same director. It is notable ...more

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Dead Ringers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy, Geneviève Bujold

Released: 1988

Directed by: David Cronenberg

This film is a 1988 Canadian-American psychological thriller film starring Jeremy Irons in a dual role as identical twin gynecologists. David Cronenberg directed and co-wrote the screenplay with ...more

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Sinister 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ciarán Foy

Sinister 2 is a 2015 American supernatural horror film directed by Ciaran Foy. A young mother (Shannyn Sossamon) and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
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American Mary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Paul Anthony

Released: 2012

Directed by: Soska sisters, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska

American Mary is a 2012 Canadian horror film starring Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, and Tristan Risk and written and directed by the Soska Sisters. Isabelle plays a medical student desperate ...more
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Sisters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Margot Kidder, Charles Durning, Olympia Dukakis

Released: 1973

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Sisters is a 1973 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt and Charles Durning. The plot focuses on a French Canadian model whose separated ...more
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Just Before Dawn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
George Kennedy, Jamie Rose, Chris Lemmon

Released: 1981

Directed by: Jeff Lieberman

Just Before Dawn is a 1981 independent slasher film directed by Jeff Lieberman, and starring Chris Lemmon, Gregg Henry, Deborah Benson, Jamie Rose, and George Kennedy. The film follows a group ...more

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Home Movie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Adrian Pasdar, Cady McClain, Austin Williams

Released: 2008

Directed by: Christopher Denham

Home Movie is a 2008 horror film and is the directorial debut of actor Christopher Denham. The film received favorable reviews at Montreal’s 2008 Fantasia Film Festival. Following the final ...more
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Evil Twin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Park Shin-hye, Jae Hee, Kim Min-kyeong

Released: 2007

Directed by: Kim Ji-hwan

Evil Twin is a 2007 South Korean horror period film directed by Kim Ji-hwan. So-yeon awakens from a 10 year coma with no memory of the tragic drowning of her sister.
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Double, Double, Toil and... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Cloris Leachman

Released: 1993

Directed by: Stuart Margolin

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble is a 1993 Halloween made-for-television children's film. It stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as two adventurous little girls who discover that their Great Aunt ...more
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Basket Case 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Annie Ross, Leonard Jackson, Jason Evers

Released: 1990

Directed by: Frank Henenlotter

Basket Case 2 is a 1990 American comedy horror film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter. It was released on DVD by Synapse Films in October 2007.
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Basket Case 3: The Proge... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Annie Ross, Jim O'Doherty, Dan Biggers

Released: 1992

Directed by: Frank Henenlotter

Basket Case 3: The Progeny is a 1991 American comedy horror film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter. It is the third installment of the Basket Case series, which was released on DVD by ...more
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The Black Room is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Boris Karloff, Robert (Tex) Allen, Marian Marsh

Released: 1935

Directed by: Roy William Neill

The Black Room is a 1935 mystery-horror film, directed by Roy William Neill. The movie stars Boris Karloff in a dual role as twin brothers. The film also features Marian Marsh and Robert Allen. ...more
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Dead Hooker in a Trunk ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Dead Hooker in a Trunk Carlos Gallardo

Released: 2009

Directed by: Soska sisters

Dead Hooker in a Trunk is a 2009 Canadian exploitation film starring, written, produced and directed by twin sisters Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska, also known as the Soska sisters. The film is ...more
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Twins of Evil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Kathleen Byron

Released: 1971

Directed by: John Hough

Twins of Evil is a 1971 horror film by Hammer Film Productions starring Peter Cushing, with Damien Thomas and the real-life twins and former Playboy Playmates Mary and Madeleine Collinson. It is ...more

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Goodbye Gemini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Horror Movies With Twins
Goodbye Gemini Michael Redgrave, Judy Geeson, Freddie Jones

Released: 1970

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Goodbye Gemini is a 1970 British thriller starring Judy Geeson and Martin Potter. Directed by Alan Gibson, it was based on the novel Ask Agamemnon by Jenni Hall.