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1. Now You See Me (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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50 Metascore

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Writers: Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin, Edward Ricourt | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 372,036

2. Escape Plan (2013)

R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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49 Metascore

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

Writers: Miles Chapman, Jason Keller | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 152,318

3. Cube (1997)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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61 Metascore

7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps.

Writers: André Bijelic, Vincenzo Natali, Graeme Manson | Director: Vincenzo Natali | Stars: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett, Andrew Miller

Votes: 141,418

4. The Next Three Days (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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52 Metascore

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Fred Cavayé, Guillaume Lemans | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Michael Buie

Votes: 132,528

5. Frost/Nixon (2008)

R | 122 min | Drama, History

7.7
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80 Metascore

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 83,539

6. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003 Video)

PG | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.7
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The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree.

Writers: Bob Kane, Alan Burnett, Michael Reaves | Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Kelly Ripa, Elisa Gabrielli

Votes: 5,501

7. FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story.

Writers: Albert Ash, Tom McLoughlin, Ernie Contreras | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Paul McGann, Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 4,341

8. Croupier (1998)

Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel.

Writer: Paul Mayersberg | Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Clive Owen, Nick Reding, Nicholas Ball, Alexander Morton

Votes: 14,558

9. Death Defying Acts (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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48 Metascore

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

Writers: Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 7,932

10. Houdini (1953)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Harold Kellock | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

Votes: 2,084

11. Oxygen (1999)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini, who has kidnapped a rich woman and has buried ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Shepard | Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Maura Tierney, Adrien Brody, James Naughton, Laila Robins

Votes: 3,763

12. Houdini (1998 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.8
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The life and times of escape artist/magician Harry Houdini.

Writer: Pen Densham | Director: Pen Densham | Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Stacy Edwards, Paul Sorvino, Rhea Perlman

Votes: 371

13. The Escape Artist (1982)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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The young and self-confident Danny blufs at the local police-station that he will escape out of prison within one hour. What follows is a flashback about his childhood with his uncle and ... See full summary »

Writers: David Wagoner, Melissa Mathison, Stephen Zito | Director: Caleb Deschanel | Stars: Raul Julia, Griffin O'Neal, Desi Arnaz, Teri Garr

Votes: 461

14. Stunt Rock (1980)

PG | 86 min | Action, Drama, Music

5.3
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Australian stuntman Grant Page goes to Los Angeles to work on a television series. He uses his spare time to lend his expertise to rock band Sorcery, whose act features duels between the ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul-Michel Mielche Jr., Brian Trenchard-Smith | Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Grant Page, Monique van de Ven, Margaret Gerard, Paul Haynes

Votes: 248

15. Partners in Crime (2012)

104 min | Comedy, Crime

4.7
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The Beresfords are tasked with finding what happened to a Russian heiress who's mysteriously disappeared.

Writers: Clémence de Biéville, Nathalie Lafaurie, Pascal Thomas, Agatha Christie | Director: Pascal Thomas | Stars: André Dussollier, Catherine Frot, Linh Dan Pham, Nicolas Marié

Votes: 290

16. Innocence Unprotected (1968)

75 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary about the famous Serbian athlete and movie enthusiast who made a feature film during the Nazi occupation of Belgrade and had some problems after the liberation because of that.

Writers: Dusan Makavejev, Branko Vucicevic | Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Dragoljub Aleksic, Bratoljub Gligorijevic, Vera Jovanovic, Ana Milosavljevic

Votes: 402

17. The Great Houdini (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.

Writers: Peter Benchley, Melville Shavelson | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Paul Michael Glaser, Sally Struthers, Ruth Gordon, Vivian Vance

Votes: 244

18. Who Done It? (1956)

85 min | Comedy

5.8
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This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate... See full summary »

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff, Garry Marsh

Votes: 89

19. Hedd Wyn (1992)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the chair of the National Eisteddfod, a tradition dating back a ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Llwyd | Director: Paul Turner | Stars: Huw Garmon, Catrin Fychan, Ceri Cunnington, Llio Silyn

Votes: 292

20. David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (1994 TV Special)

130 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.7
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Writer: David Copperfield | Directors: David Copperfield, Peter Care | Stars: David Copperfield, Claudia Schiffer, Kim Alexis, James Earl Jones

Votes: 172

21. Miracles for Sale (1939)

Passed | 71 min | Mystery

6.3
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Mike Morgan creates the illusions that magicians use in their shows. While his business is Miracles for Sale, his hobby is exposing fake spiritualists. At the club, he is invited to attend ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Ruskin, Marion Parsonnet, James Edward Grant, Clayton Rawson | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Robert Young, Florence Rice, Frank Craven, Henry Hull

Votes: 300

22. Gallup Extreme Magic: Live on Tour (2002 TV Special)

60 min | Fantasy

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Writer: Michael Pullag | Directors: Robert Gallup, Janice Molinari | Stars: Robert Gallup, Annabelle, Mrs. Davis, Steven Jacobs

23. The Great Escapist (2011 Video)

63 min | Adventure

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A bondage model challenges a veteran rigger to bind her in a series of ties in order to see if she can escape on camera.

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Goldie Blair, Loren Chance, Shannan Leigh

24. The Phantom of Paris (1931)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Bibi is a world class escape artist, but he cannot escape the false murder charge that is placed on him. Max has killed Bourrelier before he was removed from the will so that he will be ... See full summary »

Writers: Gaston Leroux, Bess Meredyth, Edwin Justus Mayer, John Meehan | Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Gilbert, Leila Hyams, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt

Votes: 1,001

25. Jenaveve vs. Miko: Bondage Rivalry (2010 Video)

55 min | Adventure

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Two beautiful young women receive a mysterious message ordering them to report to a old dark house. Once inside they are overcome by sleeping gas and forced to compete in a bondage ... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Holman, Eliot Shear | Stars: Breanne Benson, Kasey Chase, Kayla Jane, Jenaveve Jolie

26. Escape (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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A scientist's experiment could lead to the first man-made, functioning, living organism. An elite escape artist-private investigator is working to stop him.

Writer: Paul Playdon | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Christopher George, William Windom, Marlyn Mason, Avery Schreiber

Votes: 44

27. The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge (1990 TV Special)

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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This is the 12th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by a voice offstage who describes the location of the escape that David Copperfield will perform in this special as his last ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Blumberg, David Copperfield | Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Kim Alexis, Penn Jillette, Teller

Votes: 54

28. R.I.P., Rest in Pieces (1997)

Documentary, Biography

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Writer: Walt Michelson | Director: Robert-Adrian Pejo | Stars: Hasil Adkins, Bill Coleman, Joe Coleman, Manuel De Landa

Votes: 115

29. The World's Most Dangerous Magic (1998 TV Special)

60 min | Fantasy

7.8
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Leading magicians perform tricks and escape feats that threaten death or horrific injury should they fail. Robert Gallup escapes from a strait jacket while suspended from burning ropes and ... See full summary »

Writer: Turk Pipkin | Director: Alan Carter | Stars: Robert Gallup, Dean Gunnarson, Mark Kalin, Gary Kurtz

Votes: 5

30. Houdini (1996)

61 min | Documentary, Biography

4.8
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The film takes a look back at the life of the great Houdini, escape-artist and magician extraordinaire. It also looks into his trying to debunk spiritualists and his silent movie career. It... See full summary »

Writer: Kirk G. Carter | Director: Gene M. Gamache | Stars: Hal Douglas, Harry Houdini

Votes: 6

31. The Magic of David Copperfield 10: The Bermuda Triangle (1988 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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This is the 10th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Lisa Hartman and then presented by David Copperfield himself, from a huge triangular platform floating on the Atlantic ... See full summary »

Writer: Garry Bormet | Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Lisa Hartman, Dawn Marie Swatchick

Votes: 22

32. The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (1989 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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David Copperfield performs illusions; at the end, he must escape from a hotel that is about to be demolished.

Writer: David Copperfield | Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Emma Samms

Votes: 34

33. The Magic of David Copperfield VI: Floating Over the Grand Canyon (1984 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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This is the 6th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ricardo Montalban. It is officially titled "THE MAGIC OF David Copperfield VI" but is better known as "The Magic of David ... See full summary »

Writers: Garry Bormet, Frank Slocum | Directors: David Copperfield, Jeff Margolis | Stars: David Copperfield, Ricardo Montalban, Bonnie Tyler, Heather Thomas

Votes: 19

34. Houdini: Unlocking the Mystery (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.3
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Writer: Richard Brehm | Director: Michael Meadows | Stars: Lance Burton, David Copperfield, Mary Corey, Patrick Culliton

Votes: 59

35. Secret Lady and the Bondage Brides: Part Two (2000 Video)

30 min | Short, Adventure

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Having captured Holly, Secret Lady, the Maid and the Unknown Bondagette, vengeful Emma leaves them bound, gagged and helpless while she negotiates with unscrupulous men who desire buxom, if unwilling, brides.

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Artemis Antoine, Tanya Danielle, Eve Ellis, Jenny McKay

36. Real Bondage (2001 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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Stacy and Sabrina are contestants in an unusual reality TV show - the contestants compete against one another to determine who is the better escape artist. With each game, the contestants ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Stacy Burke, Sabrina Stone

37. The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (1987 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation by David Copperfield himself from the Alcatraz prison's beacon. It is the first one... See full summary »

Writer: Garry Bormet | Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Ann Jillian, Al Capone, George Kelly

Votes: 30

38. Moonlight on the Prairie (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Musical, Western

5.8
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Ace returns to the town where he is suspected of murder. He quickly become involved in the scheme to keep Barbara Roberts from reaching her ranch. To inherit the ranch she must reach it by ... See full summary »

Writer: William Jacobs | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Dick Foran, Smoke, Sheila Bromley, George E. Stone

Votes: 30

39. The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (1993 TV Special)

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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This is the 15th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by David Copperfield himself from Caesars Palace to describe the last escapology number of the special, inspired to an illusionist of... See full summary »

Writer: David Copperfield | Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Wayne Gretzky, Harry Houdini

Votes: 26

40. The World's Most Dangerous Magic II (1999 TV Special)

60 min | Fantasy

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Leading magicians and escapologists attempt a series of tricks and stunts that put them in serious danger.

Director: Alan Carter | Stars: Michael Grandinetti, Dean Gunnarson, Steve Wyrick, Tony Clark

41. The Misadventures of Sweet Gwen (1999 Video)

35 min | Short, Adventure

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Agent U-89 is once again attempted to teach her beautiful but hapless friend Gwen how to escape from bondage, but the buxom blonde can't wriggle free no matter how hard she tries. When ... See full summary »

Writers: Chelsea Pfeiffer, John Willie | Director: Chelsea Pfeiffer | Stars: Andrea Neal, Talia Monet

42. Mummified Girls! (2005 Video)

46 min | Adventure

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Stars: Rose Bancroft, Darling, Zoe Duval, Edanya

43. Escape Artists (1996 Video)

59 min | Adventure

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Gorgeous blonde Tasha and buxom brunette Ariele are competing to see which one of them is the world's best escape artist, but thugs move in to ensure that this contest doesn't have a winner.

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Tasha Welch, Ariele Cole, Amanda Styles

44. Good Noose (1962)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.8
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Daffy Duck is a stow-away on a ship commanded by a portly, Captain Bligh-like figure, who orders his First Mate, a parrot named Mr. Tristan, to locate any stowaways aboard his ship and to ... See full summary »

Writer: David Detiege | Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 110

45. The Magic of David Copperfield II (1979 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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This is the second CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Bill Bixby, but is still titled "THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD", without the number "II" with which is better known. ... See full summary »

Writers: Garry Bormet, David Copperfield, Frank Slocum | Director: Stan Harris | Stars: David Copperfield, Loni Anderson, Valerie Bertinelli, Robert Stack

Votes: 23

46. Goldie's Initiation & Other Scenes (1999 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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Goldie Blair makes her Harmony Concepts debut as an inept escape artist who can't free herself from the straitjackets and ropes than encase her, then she's joined in bondage by two other ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Stephanie Anderson, Goldie Blair, Kelsie Chambers, Emily Haykin

47. La grande magia di David Copperfield (1994 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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This TV special/documentary has been produced in occasion of the first Copperfield's tournée in Italy (autumn 1994). In his Magic Warehouse the two conductors, Giorgio Mastrota and his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Robert A. Dickinson | Stars: Giorgio Mastrota, Natalia Estrada, David Copperfield, Holly Raye

48. Gack (2000 Video)

2,000 min | Adventure

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GACK stands for Goldie, Andrea, Catalina and Kelsie... and also the sounds the ladies make as they try to spit out their mouth-filling gags. The buxom beauties have plenty of opportunities ... See full summary »

Director: Oak O'Kork | Stars: Andrea Neal, Goldie Blair, Kelsie Chambers, Catalina L'Amour

49. Knot Agents 2: In Training (2000 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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Two would-be secret agents have completed all their classwork: now they must pass a difficult final exam which consists of escaping from their cruel taskmasters stringent knots. The first ... See full summary »

Director: Oak O'Kork | Stars: Sabrina Cox, Tanya Danielle, Rocky Cliff

50. The Not-So-Great Escape (1999 Video)

Adventure

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Jennifer, a would-be escape artist, becomes the butt of her roommate Cleo's jibes when she can't escape from the easiest tricks in the mail-order lessons. Soon the tables are turned when ... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Aite, Jackie Flowers, Cleo Nicole