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The Double

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

May 09, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Richard Ayoade

Starring :

Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Chris O'Dowd, Yasmin Paige, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Sally Hawkins, Wallace Shawn

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

3 of 4

“..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]
2 of 4

“..The Double recalls too many similar movies for its own good..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
3 of 5

“..it's a dive into quirky, murky fun..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
3 of 4

“..a perfectly bewildered Jesse Eisenberg plays both loser Simon James and Lothario James Simon..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
“..a darkly ironic and skillfully surreal examination of an unrealized life..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Calum Marsh [Film.com]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Dave Calhoun [Time Out London]

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