Dead Ringers

Movie • 1988 • Drama  

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Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.
This movie contains 25 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Unanswered Triggers
Is there pedophilia?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there bestiality?
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tasharomanoff
*SPOILER* Kind of -- a character allows himself to be killed on purpose.
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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Quiet_Wyatt
A woman discovers that the man she is dating is actually twins pretending to be one man.
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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EvilMetalDork
A character becomes addicted to pills
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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Quiet_Wyatt
There is at least one lab dissection of an animal.
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Is there a dead animal?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
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tasharomanoff
A woman is restrained by surgical equipment in a consensual sexual context.
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socratesgonemad
There is rape by deception.
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there body horror?
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EvilMetalDork
A character has a dream with some body horror images
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Is there amputation?
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Qwiet_Wyatt
There is a dream about an umbilical cord that might be triggering
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there a hanging?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Beartrap
Arguable, the main character believes there to be but it is never shown and doesn't actually occur.
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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Does someone fall to their death?
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Does a kid die?
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Drugs/Alcohol
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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tasharomanoff
A character is mistakenly assumed to be having an affair.
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
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Does someone vomit?
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GRCNexe
There is a brief scene in which one of the twins (I don't recall) is walking down the street at night and v*. There are no clear warnings, and it was enough to trigger my emetophobia. The scene is in the second half of the movie and only lasts a few seconds.
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Is there audio gore?
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Large-scale Violence
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EvilMetalDork
The movie predates 9/11 by over a decade
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Quiet_Wyatt
The main characters are gynecologists and surgeons. Several examinations and operations are shown.
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
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Does someone self harm?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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But there are tense, uncomfortable gynecological exams.
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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socratesgonemad
Lots of talk about infertility though.
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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tasharomanoff
A character describes another character with an irregular reproductive system as a "mutant."
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Are there n-words?
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Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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EvilMetalDork
There is a brief scene where a woman wearing an open robe and nothing else surprises a man in a bathroom, one breast is visible
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Cer
Not necessarily completely explicitly, but there’s *really* strong subtext
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Sexism
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Social
Is someone homeless?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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