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- In the Silver Age Spider-Man comics, when Peter Parker's Spidey Sense is triggered while he's in civvies, we often see his face half normal and half in his costume's mask.
- The Batwoman story arc "Elegy" has several of these for Batwoman and her opponent Alice, which do double duty as foreshadowing that Alice is Kate's long-lost twin sister.
- The Lone Wolf graphic novel The Skull of Agarash uses a juxtaposed halves shot in the same panel to show Grandmaster Lone Wolf and Guildmaster Banedon both leaning over a Crystal Ball while they're communicating with each other at a distance.
Films — Animation
- The home video covers for Mulan show one half of her face hidden by a sword. The other half is reflected in the sword, but as her male soldier persona.
- The Prince of Egypt does this during "The Plagues" between Moses and Rameses before turning into a Mirrored Confrontation Shot.
- My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks:
- During "Let's Have a Battle (of the Bands)", in a close-up Aria and Sonata's faces merge to create such a shot (the "partners" variant). Then it split in the middle to reveal Adagio's face.
- The cover of the novelization◊ My Little Pony: Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks: The Mane Event also uses one to illustrate the conflict in the book, with Twilight Sparkle and Adagio Dazzle's half-faces separated by a microphone stand.
- My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games:
- Sunset Shimmer and Human Twilight shortly appear as two juxtaposed halves in the opening credits.
- The animatic for the unused version of "What More Is Out There" also uses such a shot of Sunset and Twilight toward the end of their Distant Duet.
Films — Live-Action
- Face/Off's poster/cover juxtaposes three quarters of Sean Archer (John Travolta) with Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) using shadows to split them, also averting Misplaced-Names Poster.
- The posters/cover of Me, Myself, and Irene have Jim Carrey's face split in half, showing his character's "nice guy" and "asshole" personalities. The "Me" and "Myself" in the title refer to the dissociative identity disorder that Charlie Baileygates experiences.
- Space Jam uses a variation in one of the film's posters with Michael Jordan beside Bugs Bunny and half of their mugs at the left and right side of the poster.
- Jason X's poster parts Jason into his normal and cyborg halves with his new "machete" which shows the reflection of Rowan screaming.
- A promo poster for Captain America: Civil War uses a juxtaposition of Steve Rogers (Captain America) on the left and Tony Stark (Iron Man) on the right, while asking the memetic question "Whose side are you on?" For added symbolism, Steve's side is tinted blue and Tony's side is tinted red.
- Juxtaposed halves is a common motif used in the opening montage of Grimm, first we see a half-and-half shot of Monroe; the right hand side is his human form and the lefthand side he's in his wessen (monster) form. A few seconds later we see it again but with another character, Rosalee.  The intersitials for Season 3 on the UK channel Watch do the same thing with Nick's zombie form.
- The opening credits of The Incredible Hulk ends with a split shot of David Banner sighing on the left while his alter-ego the Hulk roars on the right.
- The cover for Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones features The Prince and Dark Prince juxtaposed on each other, and provides the trope image for Super-Powered Evil Side. The WII version Prince Of Persia: Rival Swords instead opts for Mirrored Confrontation Shot.
- The cover◊ of Civilization: Call to Power 2 is like this, contrasting an ancient Egyptian with a modern fighter pilot.
- Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack In Time case cover uses this with the eponymous characters to contrast them as "Flesh and Steel".
- Luminous of MapleStory has his character portraits which depict his normal and corrupted side.
- My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Used during the song "What My Cutie Mark Is Telling Me" in the episode "Magical Mystery Cure", one shot with all six of the mane cast.
- The Kim Possible episode "Emotion Sickness" has a shot of Kim and Shego styled like this when their "moodulator" chips are set on angry.