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The Best Movies About Twins

Updated January 21, 2021 2.7k votes 868 voters 124.9k views86 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • The Parent Trap1
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    The Parent Trap

    Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid

    Released1998

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and...  more
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  • It Takes Two2
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    It Takes Two

    Kirstie Alley, Ashley Olsen

    Released1995

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    It Takes Two is a 1995 film starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg and Mary-Kate and Ashley...  more
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  • Twins3
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    Twins

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham

    Released1988

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Twins is a 1988 comedy film, produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins who...  more
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  • Big Business4
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    Big Business

    Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin

    Released1988

    Directed byJim Abrahams

    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...  more
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  • The Man in the Iron Mask5
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    The Man in the Iron Mask

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie

    Released1998

    Directed byRandall Wallace

    The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall...  more
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  • Twitches6
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    Twitches

    Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry

    Released2005

    Directed byStuart Gillard

    Twitches is a 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie, is based on the popular Twitches book series...  more
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  • The Shining7
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    The Shining

    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall

    Released1980

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by...  more
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  • The Prestige8
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    The Prestige

    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie

    Released2006

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay...  more
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  • Star Wars9
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    Star Wars

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

    Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The...  more
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  • Twin Sitters10
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    Twin Sitters

    Rena Sofer, George Lazenby

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Paragon

    Twin Sitters is a 1994 comedy film directed by John Paragon....  more
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  • Jack and Jill11
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    Jack and Jill

    Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes

    Released2011

    Directed byDennis Dugan

    Jack and Jill is a 2011 comedy film written by Steve Koren, Robert Smigel, Ben Zook and...  more
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  • The Fifth Musketeer12
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    The Fifth Musketeer

    Ursula Andress, Olivia de Havilland

    Released1979

    Directed byKen Annakin

    The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de...  more
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  • Dead Ringers13
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    Dead Ringers

    Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy

    Released1988

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    This film is a 1988 Canadian-American psychological thriller film starring Jeremy Irons in a...  more
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  • Stuck on You14
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    Stuck on You

    Tom Brady, Eva Mendes

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Stuck on You is a 2003 comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Matt Damon...  more
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  • Twins of Evil15
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    Twins of Evil

    Peter Cushing, Dennis Price

    Released1972

    Directed byJohn Hough

    Twins of Evil is a 1971 horror film by Hammer Film Productions starring Peter Cushing, with...  more
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  • Legend16
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    Legend

    Tom Hardy, Emily Browning

    Released2015

    Directed byBrian Helgeland

    Legend is a 2015 French-British crime thriller film directed by Brian Helgeland, adapted from...  more
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  • The Parent Trap IV: Hawaiian Honeymoon17
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    The Parent Trap IV: Hawaiian Honeymoon

    Hayley Mills, Barry Bostwick

    Released1989

    Directed byMollie Miller

    The Parent Trap IV: Hawaiian Honeymoon is a 1989 made-for-TV movie. It is the third sequel to...  more
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  • Adaptation18
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    Adaptation

    Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

    Released2002

    Directed bySpike Jonze

    Adaptation is a 2002 American comedy-drama metafilm directed by Spike Jonze and written by...  more
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  • Twin Dragons19
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    Twin Dragons

    Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung

    Released1992

    Directed byTsui Hark, Ringo Lam

    Twin Dragons is a 1992 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark, and...  more
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  • The Social Network20
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    The Social Network

    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by...  more
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  • The House of Yes21
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    The House of Yes

    Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook

    Released1997

    Directed byMark Waters

    The House of Yes is a 1997 American film starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève...  more
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  • Two Much22
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    Two Much

    Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas

    Released1996

    Directed byFernando Trueba

    Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same...  more
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  • Twelfth Night: Or What You Will23
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    Twelfth Night: Or What You Will

    Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley

    Released1996

    Directed byTrevor Nunn

    Twelfth Night or What You Will is a 1996 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's...  more
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  • Leaves of Grass24
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    Leaves of Grass

    Susan Sarandon, Edward Norton

    Released2009

    Directed byTim Blake Nelson

    Leaves of Grass is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by, and featuring, Tim...  more
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  • Twin Sisters25
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    Twin Sisters

    Nadja Uhl, Thekla Reuten

    Released2002

    Directed byBen Sombogaart

    Twin Sisters is a 2002 Dutch film, directed by Ben Sombogaart, based on the novel The Twins by...  more
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