The Other Me

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"Holy 'A' in Science Class - I made myself clone!"
  • G
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 5.9  (2,304)

The Other Me is a heartfelt Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 2000, marking Andrew Lawrence's second leading role in a DCOM. This family-friendly movie is directed by Manny Coto and tells the story of a boy named Will Browning who's struggling with the pressures of going to school, fitting in with friends, and impressing his crush.

At the start of the movie, we discover that Will, played by Andrew Lawrence, has failed yet another science project because he's simply not interested in the subject. Will is a creative thinker, and science just doesn't resonate with him. His science teacher, Mr. Elmore, played by Mark L. Taylor, tells Will that he needs to take science more seriously if he wants to get into a good college.

One day, while walking home from school, Will stumbles upon an abandoned science laboratory filled with strange inventions and gadgets. He's curious and decides to take a closer look. While messing around with a machine that he thinks is a video game, Will accidentally clones himself.

This is where the movie gets interesting. The clone, named Twoie, is an exact replica of Will but with a few differences. Twoie is everything that Will isn't. He's a science wiz, confident, and able to impress Will's crush, Becky, with his knowledge. At first, Will is amazed by his clone's abilities, and they become fast friends. They work together to create an awesome science project together, which impresses Mr. Elmore.

However, things quickly spiral out of control as Twoie becomes more than just a science partner to Will. Twoie starts taking over Will's life, and Will begins to see the negative impact that having a clone has on his life. Twoie wants to be Will all the time, and they start arguing and fighting. Will quickly realizes that his clone may not be as great as he seems.

The Other Me touches on the theme of the grass not always being greener on the other side. While Will wanted to be more like Twoie at first, he realizes that being unique and different is what makes him special. The movie also highlights the importance of being yourself and following your passions. Ultimately, Will learns that science may not be his thing, but that doesn't mean he's not smart.

The acting in The Other Me is solid, particularly that of Andrew Lawrence, who does a great job of playing both Will and Twoie. Mark L. Taylor's performance is also noteworthy as his portrayal of Mr. Elmore is both funny and endearing. Lori Hallier, who plays Will's mom, brings a subtle touch of warmth to the movie.

The special effects in the movie are cheesy, but in a delightful way that fits in perfectly with the overall tone of the movie. The film has that distinctive DCOM feel, with colorful backgrounds, energetic music, and quirky humor. It's a fun and easy movie to watch, perfect for family movie night.

Overall, The Other Me is a lighthearted and charming Disney Channel Original Movie that explores the complexities of personal identity and creativity. With its relatable characters and a touch of fantasy, this movie will resonate well with audiences of all ages. It's a perfect example of the wholesome and enjoyable entertainment that Disney is known for, and it's definitely worth adding to your watchlist.

The Other Me is a 2000 tv movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    1 hr 27 min
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    5.9  (2,304)