• The Identical (2014)

The Identical

Release Date: September 5th, 2014

DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2015

PG |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

During the Great Depression, identical twins are separated at birth. One, Drexel Hemsley (Blake Rayne) becomes a wildly successful '50s rock star, while the other, Ryan Wade (also Rayne), struggles to balance his passion for music and pleasing his parents, who want him to become a preacher. Finally, Ryan rebels against his parents' wishes and launches his own music career -- performing the hits of Drexel Hemsley. Ryan later learns the truth about Drexel when their fates tragically collide.

Cast: Blake Rayne, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Erin Cottrell, Brian Geraghty, Amanda Crew, Joe Pantoliano, Seth Green

Director: Dustin Marcellino

Genres: Drama

Production Co: City of Peace Films, Identical Production Company

Distributors: Freestyle Releasing

Keywords: Creative, Emotional, Transformation, Pursuit, Friend, 1950s, Brooding, 1930s, 1960s, Family

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    This passably palatable film never hits any real high notes. show more

  • 0
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Credit must be given: run-of-the-mill mediocrities come and go, but The Identical is the most woozily misguided flop to grace the screen since the “Oogieloves” movie. Connoisseurs of the most wonderfully terrible cinema need to run out and catch this one early and often. show more

  • 32
    Kate ErblandFilm.com

    Embarrassing and weird. show more

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