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The Double (2014)

The Double

Overview


Genre

Drama, Comedy

Release Date

May 09, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

93 min.

Studio

Magnolia Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Richard Ayoade

Producer

Amina Dasmal, Robin C. Fox

Screenwriter

Richard Ayoade, Avi Korine

Starring

Story


Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.

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Poster of Magnolia Pictures' The Double (2014)
Jesse Eisenberg stars as Simon/James in Magnolia Pictures' The Double (2014)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..a perfectly bewildered Jesse Eisenberg plays both loser Simon James and Lothario James Simon..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
“..while this film about copies may feel a little familiar, it's also original - in all the best ways..”
by Stephen Whitty [New York Observer]
“..The Double recalls too many similar movies for its own good..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]