Identity Crisis

Films that deal with the ideas of human identity. Personas, doppelgängers, alter egos, body possessions, role play, mistaken identity, split personalities, twins, mind control, self-reflections, transformations, subconscious manifestations, amnesiacs, clones, pseudonyms, lost memories, reincarnations, meta-cinema, and where reality meets fiction.

  • A Sleeping Memory
  • The Forbidden City
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • The Idle Class
  • Häxan
  • Body and Soul
  • Metropolis
  • London After Midnight
  • Top Hat
  • Sylvia Scarlett
  • Magnificent Obsession
  • Lost Horizon
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • The Great Dictator
  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan
  • Two-Faced Woman
  • To Be or Not to Be
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Cabin in the Sky
  • Gaslight
  • My Name Is Julia Ross
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • So Dark the Night
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Monsieur Verdoux
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • The Pirate
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • In the Good Old Summertime
  • The Beauty of the Devil
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • All About Eve
  • Magnificent Obsession
  • Ordet
  • Vertigo
  • Imitation of Life
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Testament of Orpheus
  • Psycho
  • Black Sunday
  • Viridiana
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Pitfall
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  • 8½
  • Black Sabbath
  • The Haunting
  • Shock Corridor
  • The Devil's Stairway
  • Invasion of Astro-Monster
  • Seconds
  • An Early Rain
  • Kill, Baby... Kill!
  • The Face of Another
  • Persona
  • Something Weird
  • Death Laid an Egg
  • Destroy All Monsters
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Eros + Massacre
  • The Bed Sitting Room
  • Double Face
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • Horrors of Malformed Men
  • The Passion of Anna
  • All Monsters Attack
  • Dream No Evil
  • Necrology
  • The Vampire Doll
  • Performance
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh
  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets
  • Lake of Dracula
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Solaris
  • The Iron Crown
  • Images
  • Horror Express
  • Sisters
  • Murder on the Emerald Seas
  • Day for Night
  • Sssssss
  • F for Fake
  • World on a Wire
  • Some Call It Loving
  • Evil of Dracula
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • The Phantom of Liberty
  • Phantom of the Paradise
  • Teenage Seductress
  • The Stepford Wives
  • Black Moon
  • Bugsy Malone
  • The War of the 16 Year Olds