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A woman moves from NYC to LA after a murder, in which she is implicated. She is followed by what is apparently her evil alter- ego. She moves into a room for rent by a writer, and he begins... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Holly Gooding
Patrick Highsmith
Doctor Heller
Sister Jan
Mike Wallace
Larry Spaulding
Stanley White
Mrs. Gooding
Richard Wolf
Gas Man
Thomas Bosack ...
Holly's Father
Sarina C. Grant ...
Detective Pouget (as Sarina Grant)
John Cardone ...
Handcuffed Man


A woman moves from NYC to LA after a murder, in which she is implicated. She is followed by what is apparently her evil alter- ego. She moves into a room for rent by a writer, and he begins having an affair with her, but after some strange things happen, he's not so sure if the affair is with her or her doppelganger. Written by Ed Sutton <>

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What if your deepest, darkest desire came to life? See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 October 1993 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Doppelganger: The Evil Within  »

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Shot in thirty days. See more »


The scene in Patrick's apartment where the 'Gas Man' walks into the kitchen, the boom mike comes briefly into shot in the top left hand corner, but is then moved up quickly. See more »


[Elisabeth comments on how fast Patrick had begun sleeping with Holly when a guy comes out of her bedroom]
Patrick Highsmith: What was that you were saying about 6 months of suffering?
Elisabeth: OK, so I'm a slut, you're a slut, who wants coffee?
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Crazy Credits

Karen Leigh Hopkins and Sara Hickman are listed in the end credits as "Psycho-slut #1" and "Psycho-slut #2," respectively. See more »


Spoofs Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »


Written and Produced by Patrick Seymour
Featuring Maxayne Lewis and Wil Wheaton Jr.
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mild horror for Drewbies
26 July 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I got the DVD very cheap and I'm a total Drewbie, and thats probably the only constellation where this movie could ever interest anyone.

An early Drew movie, she's looking great, and she gets a quite lot of really cute scenes of her, like a shower scene, a sexy dance scene, quite a number of sexy outfits etc. She does never show the friendly charm we know from her more recent movies.

The movie itself is pretty average or sub-average, and much more looking like being made for the TV than one for the cinema. There is no real horror or tension built up and the dialogs are often cheesy.

The most interesting part is probably the end because I honestly don't understand it. But maybe there is nothing to understand about it anyway. But at least you don't get the end you would be expecting, and it also comes much sooner than one would have expected.

Overall I think this movie is exclusively for Drewbies.

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