A similar movie


i am trying to think of a movie that came out in the 80s. It was twin brothers one good one bad I believe. It is hard to remember. I do remember it had nudity. Does anybody have nay clue what movie this is? I saw it in the theater

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Peter Greenaway's A Zed & Two Noughts featured twin zoologists who, after a freak car accident which kills both of their wives, seek to make sense of it all by exploring decay. Did feature both male and female nudity. This was out a couple years before Dead Ringers.

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Could be that one, mayrock.

Which reminds me. Before Dead Ringers and Greenaway's (1986) film, there were the dueling good and evil brothers in Cronenberg's Scanners (1981); and before that, De Palma's Sisters (1973) featuring twin girls, one good, one evil, a noteworthy influence on Cronenberg that he has rarely, if ever, acknowledged.

In Sisters, the apartment is painted womb red, to dramatize a landscape of female crisis. In Dead Ringers, Cronenberg opts for amniotic blue, to simulate a foreboding sense of being submerged in a fish tank.

It's interesting to ponder how fashions come and go in cinema

Other films in which the same actor plays two different characters: Anthony Perkins in Psycho, Michael Caine in De Palma's Dressed to Kill, the Sam character in De Palma's Body Double.

Films in which a pair of actors portray a single character - Sisters (1973) again, That Obscure Object of Desire, The Return of Martin Guerre, Despair, Lost Highway.

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Dead Ringer with Bette Davis...

A Stolen Life with Bette Davis.

(i thought that Margot Kidder played both sisters in Sisters)

Swing away, Merrill....Merrill, swing away...

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There is a scene in Sisters showing the twins as conjoined (a nightmare sequence, I believe) in which a girl resembling Kidder plays one of them.

I'm here, Mr. Man, I cannot tell no lie and I'll be right here till the day I die

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Lies of the twins (1991) with Aidan Quinn

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