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    36 Times Actors Looked Exactly Like The Real Person They Were Playing, And Give The Stylists A Raise Because Wow

    Some of these will have you doing a double take.

    1. Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland in Judy.

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    2. Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani in House of Gucci.

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    3. Denzel Washington as Malcolm X in Malcolm X.

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    4. Anthony Hopkins as Pope Benedict XVI in The Two Popes.

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    5. Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur in All Eyez on Me.

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    6. Hilary Swank as Amelia Earhart in Amelia.

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    7. Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.

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    8. And Meryl Streep as Julia Child in Julie & Julia.

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    9. André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in Jimi: All Is by My Side.

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    10. Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

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    11. Emma Stone as Billie Jean King in Battle of the Sexes.

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    12. Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly in Bombshell.

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    13. Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett in The Runaways.

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    14. Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon.

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    15. Salma Hayek as Frida Kahlo in Frida.

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    16. Jennifer Lopez as Selena in Selena.

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    17. Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn.

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    18. Rose Bryne as Gloria Steinem in Mrs. America.

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    19. Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman.

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    20. Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin.

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    21. Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan in I'm Not There.

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    22. Angela Bassett as Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It.

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    23. Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

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    24. Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote in Capote.

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    25. Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in Vice.

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    26. Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.

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    27. Bill Hader as Andy Warhol in Men in Black 3.

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    28. Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf in The Hours.

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    29. Steve Carell as John du Pont in Foxcatcher.

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    30. Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in Jobs.

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    31. Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix as June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash in Walk the Line.

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    32. Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela in Invictus.

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    33. Audrey Tautou as Coco Chanel in Coco Before Chanel.

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    34. Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln.

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    35. Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen.

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    36. And finally, Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The Doors.

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