Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview, buy, or rent movies, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

The Double

HD   R Closed Captioning

Richard Ayoade

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download this movie.

About the Movie

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.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 124
  • Fresh: 103
  • Rotten: 21
  • Average Rating: 6.9/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: As a pure head-trip visual and auditory experience it feels like one of the biggest discoveries, and biggest surprises, of 2014. – Andrew O'Hehir,, May 9, 2014

Fresh: This workplace-as-hellscape is not new territory, exactly - the story's based on Dostoevsky, plays like Kafka, and looks like an Orwellian nightmare. But who'd complain, since it lets Jesse Eisenberg offer what amounts to an acting master-class. – Bob Mondello, NPR, May 9, 2014

Fresh: "The Double" is a striking piece of work, but it's nostalgic for a kind of paranoia that may no longer exist. There are different things to frighten us now. – Ty Burr, Boston Globe, May 15, 2014

Rotten: Most of the time, "The Double" feels less like watching a book than reading a movie. – Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, May 15, 2014

Read More About This Movie On Rotten Tomatoes

Customer Reviews

Really terrific

The Double is a really imaginative vision from a talented filmmaker, and it has terrific performances. It has a sci-fi feel, but is also very funny. Highly recommended!!

original, funny, and stylish

Fantastic performances and unique take, can't recommend highly enough.


This film is brilliantly funny, atmospheric and clever!! Loved it.

Viewers Also Bought

The Double
View in iTunes
  • $12.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 2014

Customer Ratings