The Accidental Beauty Queen by Teri WilsonCharlotte Gorman loves her job as an elementary school librarian, and is content to experience life through the pages of her books. Which couldn’t be more opposite from her identical twin sister. Ginny, an Instagram-famous beauty queen, has been chasing a crown since she was old enough to say world peace, and she’s not giving up until she wins Miss American Treasure. But when Ginny has a face-altering allergic reaction the night before competition, Charlotte suddenly finds herself in a switcheroo the twins haven’t successfully pulled off in decades.
Woefully unprepared for the glittery world of hair extensions, false eyelashes, and push-up bras, Charlotte realizes, after walking a mile in her twins sky-high stilettos, there might be more to the pageant circuit than just a sparkly crown . . .
14 Movies Like "The Princess Switch," But None Of Them Have Princesses
Films allow us to walk around in another person's shoes for a bit, to see life through the eyes of another. It's sometimes thrilling, sometimes scary, sometimes heartbreaking. But when films get literal with that concept, the results are often hilarious. Body-swapping and identity-swapping are movie tropes that will never die as long as we can dream up spell-casting shamans, voodoo-practicing murderers and creepy mechanical fortune tellers. And that's a good thing, as these 10 switcheroo movies can attest.
Whether its double trouble or two times the fun, movies about doppelgangers make for compelling cinema. The best movies about doubles are often cerebral in nature, presenting alternative versions of the lead character's reality. This is a list of the top movies about doppelgangers including everything from Vertigo to Mulholland Drive to Lost Highway. What films will you find on this roundup of the best movies about lookalikes? Director Darren Aronofsky blurred the lines of reality throughout this engaging Oscar-winning thriller. Solaris is another good doppelganger film featuring stunning imagery.
The Playlist Staff. But Facebook walls and Instagram feeds to the contrary, for the vastly longer portion of human history, to see a perfect replica of yourself was an uncanny event, impossible even, exemplified by the belief shared by some native tribes in the early days of photography, that it could take away your soul. Or perhaps they were just being super cautious about ownership of their brand image. In fact, we were hard pushed to keep this list in any way manageable, and so we really just went with gut instinct on what we did and did not include. Here are 20 films good and bad, that comically, dramatically or most often, spookily contend with those ideas. One is Weronika, a young Polish singer who dies suddenly, shortly after seeing her doppelganger in a Krakow square.
What would it feel like to be someone else? That question is kind of the basis for all fiction ever, from romantic comedies to space operas, since theyre all about following the adventures of someone in circumstances youd probably never find yourself in. But theres a sub-genre of movies that takes the question literally, and features characters physically or mentally swapping places with someone else. The outcome? Usually, either wacky comedy hijinks or deep philosophical revelations.