Doppelganger (1993 film)

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Directed by Avi Nesher
Produced by Donald P. Borchers
Written by Avi Nesher
Starring Drew Barrymore
George Newbern
Distributed by ITC Entertainment Group
Release date
  • 1993 (1993)
Running time
104 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Doppelganger (also known as Doppelganger: The Evil Within) is a 1993 American supernatural thriller film starring Drew Barrymore.[1]


The story follows Holly Gooding (Barrymore), who moves from New York City to Los Angeles after being implicated in a murder. She is followed by what is apparently her evil twin. While in Los Angeles, she finds a room for rent by a writer named Patrick. After some strange occurrences, it becomes less and less clear whether the woman is in fact Holly or her Doppelgänger.

Patrick soon starts to realize something is odd about Holly. As he spends more and more time with her, things heat up and he falls for her. He then finds out that Holly's brother, Fred, is in a psychiatric hospital after killing his own father. When Patrick finds out that Holly's mother was murdered and she is the prime suspect, he starts doubting her sanity. But by that time he is too attached to her and does not want her going to jail. So when her brother Fred is attacked and she once more is a suspect he decides he is going to get to the bottom of it, no matter what.



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