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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

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You can't escape Yourself! See more »

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Rated R for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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6 February 2014 (USA)  »

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$18,000 (USA) (14 March 2014)

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$1,007,088 (USA) (9 May 2014)
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According to the director, Denis Villeneuve, Javier Bardem was offered the lead role but the actor felt he didn't suit the character. Christian Bale was also offered the role and he wanted to do it but couldn't due to scheduling conflicts with other projects. See more »

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(at around 5 mins) During his lecture, professor Bell is standing in front of a blackboard filled with concepts and philosophers' names. The name of German philosopher Fichte is misspelled as "Fitche". See more »

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Mother: [to Anthony] The last thing you need is meeting strange men in hotel rooms. You already have enough trouble sticking with one woman, don't you?
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References Notorious (1946) See more »

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After The Lights Go Out
Written by John C Stewart
Performed by The Walker Brothers
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A Mindbending Masterpiece !!
22 June 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film based on a classic novel called 'The Double', is everything true cinema should be; intelligent, fascinating, compelling and thought provoking. The film focuses on a teacher whose obsession with a man who seems identical to him, leads to an uneasy search for reality. The concept of reality is based on our own perception, this is what the film portrays as Adam searches for Anthony. The truth of this movie is deep and each viewer will interpret the events that unfold in different ways, this is why a masterpiece like this comes along so rarely. Jake Gylenhall who plays Adam/Anthony, seems to get better with each performance, and what he does here is remarkable. Playing two characters who are a complete contrast to each other, yet ensuring he remains convincing as both. There are many clues but no answers as we the audience have to find our own version of what really happened. I would also recommend viewers to watch the short documentary 'Lucid Dreams', where the cast talk about this great movie. However watch the movie before seeing the documentary. The question really is, as one contemplates this movie long after it's finished, have we ever seen our 'double'?


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