While it is uncommon for people to ever come across someone who looks exactly like them, it hasn’t prevented filmmakers from exploring stories concerning doubles and doppelgangers. Why? Because, it gives rise an interesting scenario that’s hell lot of fun to watch. Here’s a list of top movies about doppelgangers or double roles. Me mindful that Doppelganger movie doesn’t always means that film is about twin brothers. It could be about any kind of twin or lookalikes. You can also watch these movies about twins on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
10. The Double (2013)
What happens when an introverted, downtrodden man runs into a vivacious and energetic co-worker, his doppelganger, at his workplace? Simon James and James Simon are the anchors of ‘The Double’, essayed by the immensely talented Jesse Eisenberg. While the introverted Simon is smitten by his beautiful colleague Hannah (Mia Wasikowska); James, the charming and respected co-worker in office, helps him get together with Hannah. To Simon’s horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.
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9. Another Me (2013)
Based on a novel of the same name, Isabel Coixet’s ‘Another Me’ is one of the recent classics in the psychological thriller genre. Fay (Sophie Turner) is a school-going teenager whose father (Rhys Ifans) is suffering from multiple scirosis. In a rather uncanny series of events, Fay claims to be stalked by a girl who looks exactly similar to her everyday. As stalking transcends into violent actions, Fay is compelled to get to the crux of these eerie hauntings. Alongside tackling with her own set of personal problems with an ailing father and an unfaithful mother, Fay must now find out everything about her doppelganger.