The Devil's Double


A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

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  1. Latif Yahia


  2. Lee Tamahori


  3. Michael Thomas


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dominic Cooper

    Dominic Cooper

    Latif Yahia / Uday Hussein

  2. Ludivine Sagnier

    Ludivine Sagnier


  3. Raad Rawi

    Raad Rawi


  4. Mehmet Ferda

    Mehmet Ferda

    Kamel Hannah

  5. Philip Quast

    Philip Quast

    Saddam Hussein / Faoaz

  6. Mimoun Oaïssa

    Mimoun Oaïssa


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget $19,100,000.00

Revenue $5,728,213.00

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Release Information

  • July 29, 2011
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Reno

By Reno

It was not a stolen identity, but forcibly given.

The film was based on the book of the same name that tells the true story of a young Iraqi man Latif, who was forced to body double the Saddam Hussein's playboy son, Uday. This is the reason I was not interested in this. Usually biopics are made to inspire the viewers, but there are negative films as well and this is one of those. Actually, it was not about the Saddam or his politics or his family, except Uday. So it was told from the perspective of Latif. How he suffered and fought back was the film focused on.

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