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The Best Movies About Twins  

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List Rules Only movies that feature twins prominently.

A list of the best twin movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This twin movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about twin are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about twin you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous twin movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these twin movie titles for more information about the films.

List features The Man in the Iron Mask, The Social Network and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best twin movies?" and "What is the greatest twin movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular twin movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these twin movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good twin movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham
The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is the second adaptation of Erich Kästner's German ...more
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Chris Abraham added Kirstie Alley, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen
It Takes Two is a 1995 film starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The movie title was taken from the song, "It Takes Two", by Marvin Gaye and Kim ...more
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Sabrina Ramdeen added Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Morgane Slemp
Twitches is a 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie, is based on the popular Twitches book series published by Scholastic Press. Produced by Broomsticks Productions Limited, the film stars Tia ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham, Danny DeVito
Twins is a 1988 comedy film, produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins who were separated at birth. The core of the film is the relationship between DeVito's streetwise ...more
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Big Business is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
larryvandaalen added Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Seth Green
This is the best comedy (twin) film ever!
Please vote it,it deserve to be number one!
Big Business is a 1988 American comedy film farce starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. The movie revolves around two sets of identical female twins who were mismatched at birth, with one ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie, John Malkovich
The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio in a dual role as the title character and villain, Jeremy ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers
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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Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman
The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay adapted by him and his brother Jonathan Nolan from Christopher Priest's 1995 World Fantasy ...more
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Twin Sitters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Twin Sitters Rena Sofer, George Lazenby, Tasha Smith
Twin Sitters is a 1994 comedy film directed by John Paragon.
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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more
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Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy, Geneviève Bujold
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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Chris Abraham added Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes, Shaquille O'Neal
Jack and Jill is a 2011 comedy film written by Steve Koren, Robert Smigel, Ben Zook and directed by Dennis Dugan.
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Hayley Mills, Barry Bostwick, Leanna Creel
The Parent Trap IV: Hawaiian Honeymoon is a 1989 made-for-TV movie. It is the third sequel to the 1961 film The Parent Trap. It is the fourth and final installment in the original Parent Trap ...more
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Twins of Evil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Kathleen Byron
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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marilu283 added Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Adaptation is a 2002 American comedy-drama metafilm directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film is based on Susan Orlean's non-fiction book The Orchid Thief, with numerous ...more
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Stuck on You is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Tom Brady, Eva Mendes, Cher
Stuck on You is a 2003 comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as conjoined twins, whose conflicting aspirations provide both conflict and humorous ...more
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Nadja Uhl, Thekla Reuten, Barbara Auer
Twin Sisters is a 2002 Dutch film, directed by Ben Sombogaart, based on the novel The Twins by Tessa de Loo, with a screenplay by Dutch actress and writer Marieke van der Pol.
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Legend is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, David Thewlis
Legend is a 2015 French-British crime thriller film written and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film is adapted from John Pearson's book The Profession of Violence: The Rise and Fall of the ...more
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Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, David Chiang
Twin Dragons is a 1992 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark, and starring Jackie Chan in two roles as a pair of twin brothers. A blockbuster Telugu film titled Hello ...more
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The Social Network is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Twins
Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara
The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich's 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of ...more
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Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah
Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same name, and is also a remake of the 1984 French comedy film Le Jumeau, which was also based on ...more
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Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Parker Posey
The House of Yes is a 1997 American film starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling. The movie is based on the play of the same name, ...more
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Ursula Andress, Olivia de Havilland, Ian McShane
The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in ...more
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Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley, Kyra Sedgwick
Twelfth Night or What You Will is a 1996 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring an all-star cast. The adaptation is given a northern Central ...more
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Isabella Rossellini, Mélanie Laurent
Enemy is a 2013 Canadian-Spanish psychological thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, loosely adapted by Javier Gullón from José Saramago's 2002 novel The Double. The film ...more