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  • The Matrix Reloaded: Smith begins cloning himself over other denizens of the Matrix after Neo does... whatever he did to him at the end of the first movie. By the end of Revolutions, he's turned every inhabitant of the Matrix into himself.
    Agent Thompson: You!
    Smith: Yes, me. (hand-stab) Me, me, me.
    New Smith: ... Me too.
    • In a terrifying scene from Revolutions, it's shown that he can also do this to people who have been disconnected, allowing him a gateway into the real world.
  • In The Prestige, Angier uses the Tesla Machine, an electric duplicator/teleporter to create a perfect copy of himself to perform his "Transported Man" magic act. It's never established if the copy is created a distance away from the machine, or if the original is teleported but an exact copy is left behind. Since the trick involves killing the one left in the device, Angier never knows if he's killing an exact copy of himself for the trick, or if he kills himself each night and the copy continues on.
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  • Non sci-fi example: Blofeld's army of doubles in Diamonds Are Forever.
  • In the climax of Asterix & Obelix Take on Caesar, the Druid multiplicates the eponymous duo to repel the Roman invaders.
  • Penny the cheerleader in Sky High (2005) is the entire cheerleader squad. She ultimately turns out to be one (or several?) of the Big Bad's allies.
  • Being John Malkovich: There's a door into John Malkovich's head that allows people to see through his eyes and (with experience) control him. When Malkovich goes through the door himself, he finds himself in a room where everybody has his head (including the women) and can only utter "Malkovich" to communicate.
  • In Resident Evil: Extinction, Alice teams up with a large number of clones of herself, with the intention of going after Umbrella.
  • Multiple-Man's superpower in X-Men: The Last Stand.
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  • In Monsters vs. Aliens, Gallaxhar's evil plot turns out to involve creating an army of clones of himself to conquer the Earth.
  • In Cult of Chucky, it turns out that Chucky has learned how to copy his soul onto multiple bodies at once. In addition to the original, currently held prisoner by Andy, he possesses three other Good Guy dolls over the course of the film, and ultimately Nica as well. And it turns out that he taught Tiffany the same trick.
  • In Aladdin, while describing himself to Aladdin, the Genie refers to himself as "The ever-impressive, the long-contained, often imitated, but never duplicated..." and then promptly creates several more of himself, which parrot "duplicated, duplicated, duplicated, duplicated, duplicated..."
  • In Gods of Egypt, Thoth staffs his library with dozens of copies of himself because the only person he trusts to handle the knowledge he records is himself.
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  • In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ultron is capable of operating multiple robot bodies at once, including hundreds of insect-like drones, multiple Iron Man armors, and dozens of copies of his "true" body.
  • In Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle, Brajira summons his past forms to fight against the army of Super Sentai mecha.
  • In Kamen Rider Gaim: The Great Soccer Match! The Golden Fruit Cup!, the Big Bad clones himself in order to compete in a soccer match against most of the Armored Riders.
  • In Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, this is Lucas Lee's 'ability' ~(in the form of having a small army of stunt doubles, that is).
  • In Smart House, the holographic PAT demonstrates the ability to appear in multiple places at the same time.
  • In Supergirl, Selena creates magical shadows of herself during the battle at the amusement park.
  • In Tensou Sentai Goseiger Vs Shinkenger Epic On Ginmaku, Bladerun of the Bloodbath spawns two clones of himself so that he can battle both ShinkenRed and GoseiRed.
  • In Too Many Cooks, the evil forces of B.R.o.t.H. turn out to be an army of clones of the Killer.
  • In Wes Craven's New Nightmare, Dylane sees a group of Freddys at the other side of the freeway.
  • In Rebirth of Mothra, Leo demonstrates the ability to split up into thousands of smaller Mothras while in his Imago, Rainbow and Aqua forms.
  • In It (1990), Pennywise can duplicate itself many times.
  • In Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange demonstrates an ability to create many doubles, all of which attack and tie up Thanos.
  • In Incredibles 2, Jack-Jack is shown splitting himself into multiple copies while fighting the raccoon.


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