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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

2. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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66 Metascore

The rivalry between two magicians becomes more exacerbated by their attempt to perform the ultimate illusion.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

3. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Writers: Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg, Lionel Wigram, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

4. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Writers: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser | Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

5. The Great Buck Howard (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A young man, much to the chagrin of his father, becomes the new assistant to an illusionist in decline.

Writer: Sean McGinly | Director: Sean McGinly | Stars: Colin Hanks, John Malkovich, Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

6. Lord of Illusions (1995)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult, who are waiting for the resurrection of their leader Nix. 13 years ago, Nix was... See full summary »

Writer: Clive Barker | Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O'Connor, Joseph Latimore, Sheila Tousey

7. 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

8. Human Giant (2007– )

30 min | Comedy | Active

8.4
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A half-hour show of edgy short films.

Creators: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Jason Woliner | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Marcus Shultz

9. Terror Train (1980)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.

Writer: T.Y. Drake | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner, David Copperfield

10. 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

11. Scaramouche (1952)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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After Andre Moreau finds he is the secret bastard son of a recently deceased noble, he realizes that it his own sister that he's romantically drawn to.

Writers: Ronald Millar, George Froeschel, Rafael Sabatini | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Mel Ferrer

12. Fat Pizza (2003)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

Writers: Paul Fenech, Tahir Bilgic | Director: Paul Fenech | Stars: Paul Fenech, Tahir Bilgic, Rob Shehadie, Bill Bentley

13. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent, and takes a... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Cartland, Terence Feely | Director: John Hough | Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin, Benedict Taylor

14. Loners (2000)

103 min | Comedy

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33 Metascore

Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of ... See full summary »

Writers: Olga Dabrowská, Petr Zelenka | Director: David Ondrícek | Stars: Labina Mitevska, Jitka Schneiderová, Sasa Rasilov, Jirí Machácek

15. Doctor Mabuse (2013)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.

Writers: Ansel Faraj, Norbert Jacques | Director: Ansel Faraj | Stars: Jerry Lacy, Nathan Wilson, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Lara Parker

16. The Magician of Lublin (1979)

R | 105 min | Drama

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Writers: Menahem Golan, Sheldon Patinkin, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Irving S. White | Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Alan Arkin, Louise Fletcher, Valerie Perrine, Shelley Winters

17. The Illusionist (1983)

90 min | Comedy

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Writers: Jos Stelling, Freek de Jonge | Director: Jos Stelling | Stars: Freek de Jonge, Jim van der Woude, Catrien Wolthuizen, Gerard Thoolen

18. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A private detective gets mixed up with a phony spiritualist racket.

Writers: Arnaud d'Usseau, Clayton Rawson, Brett Halliday | Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Helene Reynolds, Henry Wilcoxon

19. Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana Edgara (1964)

12 min | Animation, Short

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Two magicians, Mr.Schwarzwald and Mr.Edgar, try to outdo each other in performing elaborate magic tricks, leading to a violent ending.

Writer: Jan Svankmajer | Director: Jan Svankmajer

20. The Mask of Diijon (1946)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A stage illusionist's comeback attempt results in his humiliation. He plots to revenge himself by hypnotizing people into committing murders for him.

Writers: Arthur St. Claire, Griffin Jay | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Jeanne Bates, William Wright, Denise Vernac

21. The War Illusionist (2001 TV Movie)

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This is the unique story of the British Stage Magician, Jasper Maskelyne who, when war broke out, offered his 'special skills' to the War Dept. He promptly enlisted in the British Army and ... See full summary »

Star: Sean Barry-Weske

22. Lance, Bruce: Illusionist (2009)

8 min | Short, Comedy

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"Lance, Bruce: Illusionist (the Story of Bruce Lance the Illusionist)" is a mockumentary following the astonishing rise to fame of a rogue magician whose edgy and shocking approach has ... See full summary »

Writer: Soren Bowie | Director: Justin Viar | Stars: Soren Bowie, Oliver Calleja, Regan Kirwin, Dan Campagna

23. Uramisten (1984)

93 min | Drama

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Young artiste (Oszkár Sajek) has an accident and gets a limp. He finds out that a superannuated artiste (Lipót Binder) has a fantastic attraction. Sajek would do anything to get it, but ... See full summary »

Writers: Péter Gárdos, András Osvát | Director: Péter Gárdos | Stars: Kamill Feleki, Károly Eperjes, György Dörner, László Csákányi

24. Run, He Is Coming! (1987)

81 min

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A comedy about happiness, Indian magic and adultery. One day Mr and Mrs Sysel happen to solve the problem of lacking enough room in their tiny flat. They break through the wall into their ... See full summary »

Writers: Jozef Heriban, Jozef Slovák | Director: Dusan Rapos | Stars: Marián Zednikovic, Zuzana Bydzovská, Milan Lasica, Andrej Hryc

25. Psilos, lignos kai pseftaros (1985)

89 min | Comedy

5.0
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Writer: Lakis Mihailidis | Director: Yiannis Hartomatzidis | Stars: Stathis Psaltis, Kaiti Finou, Giannis Rotas, Teta Douzou

26. Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace (2001 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Animation

6.6
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Peter Parker promises Mary Jane to get a bowl for her goldfish, but gets involved in stopping a crimewave as Spider-Man - Hammerhead, the Big Wheel, Electro, the Rhino and the Scorpion are ... See full summary »

Writer: Stan Lee | Director: Luis Barriga

27. A Turn of the Century Illusionist (1899)

1 min | Short

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Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

28. Elke dag (2012)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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We follow a camera crew led by Monique; a young and ambitious journalist. The crew are filming a documentary about Gert, a persistent stock broker in purses. Every day, Gert travels to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Martijn Daamen | Director: Vincent Sloesen | Stars: Torsten Colijn, Anne Rats, Reinier Schimmel, Judith Visser

29. King of Dollars (1905)

2 min | Short

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Writer: Segundo de Chomón | Director: Segundo de Chomón

30. The Magic House (1939)

Drama

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Writers: K.J. Benes, Otakar Vávra | Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Adina Mandlová, Rùzena Nasková, Leopolda Dostalová, Terezie Brzková

31. Reasons Not to Date a Magician (2013– )

Comedy

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A series parodying the difficulties of dating a master conjurer who is filled with a variety of unique sleight of hand skills.

Stars: Joseph Tran, Alyssa Marquez, Beth Nintzel, Shelley Dennis

32. Otrávené svetlo (1921)

Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Writers: Jan S. Kolár, Carl Lamac | Directors: Jan S. Kolár, Carl Lamac | Stars: Karel Fiala, Anny Ondra, Carl Lamac, Jindrich Lhoták

33. 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

34. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Ghosts of Christmas Past (2004)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Exactly nine years after Ferdy Villers killed himself, his entire family reunites for Christmas unaware that someone is out for revenge.

Writers: David Hoskins, Caroline Graham | Director: Renny Rye | Stars: John Nettles, John Hopkins, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

35. Necessary Roughness (2011–2013)
Episode: Mr. Irrelevant (2012)

TV-PG | Drama

6.9
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Dr. Dani works her magic on a world-renown illusionist whose next trick could prove his last. Dani tells the kids about her relationship with Matt as he learns to navigate front office ... See full summary »

Creators: Elizabeth Kruger, Craig Shapiro | Director: Craig Shapiro | Stars: Callie Thorne, Marc Blucas, Scott Cohen, Hannah Marks

36. Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)
Episode: Mystery Mile: Part 1 (1990)

53 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Campion meets an American judge, while on a transatlantic cruise, whose life is being threatened by an enigmatic crime kingpin known as "Mr. Sinister."

Writers: Margery Allingham, John Hawkesworth | Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Brian Greene, Gary Parker

37. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Now You See Him (1976)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A stage illusionist kills his employer and makes it look like a contract killing; it's up to Lt. Columbo to trick the master trickster.

Writers: Michael Sloan, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Peter Falk, Jack Cassidy, Bob Dishy, Nehemiah Persoff

38. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Well Cooked Hams (1993)

Not Rated | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.0
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Inept struggling magician Miles Federman murders rival master magician Kraygen so he can steal Kraygen's Box of Death trick and finally achieve the success he's been striving for. However, ... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Sheen, Billy Zane, Maryam d'Abo, John Kassir