A Redditor who claims to have grabbed this photo from 4chan's fashion boards (/fa/) swears this is definitely not Christian Bale but just some dude who dressed up as Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman in American Psycho for Halloween.

To remove all doubt, some have pointed out that the doppelgänger is lacking Bale's signature "eye wart" (his Seal of Autheticity, if you will).

BuzzFeed did what they likely thought was a helpful side-by-side, but in reality just made "bootleg Bale" seem more like the real thing:

As a person impersonating Christian Bale might say: "Wow" in Christian Bale's voice.

[H/T: BIOTV, photos via Reddit, Getty]