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Didi - Der Doppelgänger (1984)

A wealthy businessman and the owner of a rundown pub share one thing in common - they look like identical twins! When the businessman hears of a plot against him, he hires the pub owner as ... See full summary »
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Hans Immer / Bruno Koob (as Didi Hallervorden)
Tilo Prückner ...
Bazille
Hans-Joachim Grubel ...
Otto (as Hans Joachim Grubel)
Götz Kauffmann ...
Heinrich (as Götz Kauffman)
Gert Burkard ...
von Pösel (as Gerhard Burkard)
Elfi Eschke ...
Sylvia Kranich
Arnold Jürging ...
Eck (as Arno Jürging)
Karl Schulz ...
Reinhold
Manfred Lehmann ...
Charly
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Heidi (as Ruth Maria Kubitschek)
Barbara Nielsen ...
Molly
Winfried Glatzeder ...
Pete
Peter Döring ...
Geiger (as Peter Doering)
Maximilian Rüthlein ...
Kogelfranz
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Holstein
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A wealthy businessman and the owner of a rundown pub share one thing in common - they look like identical twins! When the businessman hears of a plot against him, he hires the pub owner as a decoy. However, the pub owner is accident prone and causes more trouble than he is worth. An action-packed, physical comedy. Written by Fryingham

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17 February 1984 (West Germany)  »

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Non-Stop Trouble with My Double  »

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Goofs

The position of the spoon on the floor changes before it's been picked up again. See more »

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Referenced in Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999) See more »

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Der Doppelgänger
Written by Harold Faltermeyer and Wolfgang Hofer
Performed by Dieter Hallervorden
Courtesy of Ufaton
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One of the best German comedy's ever
4 October 2004 | by (Bochum, Germany) – See all my reviews

I absolutely agree with Bjoern Kahlenberg's comment on this film. But unfortunately, no-one who's not speaking German will ever understand the humor of this film, or find anything funny about it.

Now that the film is finally published on DVD, I was able to watch it with the English-dubbed voices. The dubbed version doesn't only suffer from maybe the most uninspired dubbing-speakers ever. No, the worst thing is, that the English text doesn't't have any similarities to the German content. And so absolutely every gag, especially those lines me and my friends quote from time to time, is destroyed. Too sad, it's not only the "play-on-words"-lines. If you can't speak or at last understand German, please don't watch this movie. You'd get a absolutely wrong impression of German sense of humor. Well, maybe you can watch it without sound and laugh about the slapstick.


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