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1. It (1990)

TV-14 | 192 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Stars: Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Annette O'Toole, Harry Anderson

Votes: 84,973

2. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.

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

Votes: 941,765 | Gross: $53.09M

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

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

7.3
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50 Metascore

An F.B.I. 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.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 504,518 | Gross: $117.72M

4. Now You See Me 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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46 Metascore

The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco

Votes: 171,099 | Gross: $65.08M

5. 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.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Votes: 510,931 | Gross: $209.03M

6. 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.

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

Votes: 315,679 | Gross: $39.87M

7. The Great Beauty (2013)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

7.8
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86 Metascore

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso

Votes: 63,346 | Gross: $2.85M

8. 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.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner, David Copperfield

Votes: 7,273

9. 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 »

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

Votes: 11,873 | Gross: $13.29M

10. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Approved | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, May Whitty

Votes: 38,665

11. The Great Buck Howard (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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63 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 12,365 | Gross: $0.75M

12. Mauvais Sang (1986)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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74 Metascore

Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ... See full summary »

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer

Votes: 4,906 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Human Giant (2007–2008)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A half-hour show of edgy short films.

Stars: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Marcus Shultz

Votes: 2,370

14. 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.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

Votes: 2,435

15. Meridian (1990 Video)

R | 85 min | Horror

5.3
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Two American girls in Italy are drugged and raped by an evil magician and his twin brother who suffer from a curse that turns them into beastmen each day. One of the girls falls for the good twin and decides to help him break the curse.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Malcolm Jamieson, Charlie Spradling, Hilary Mason

Votes: 1,031

16. La vache (2016)

91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An Algerian man's life-long dream finally comes true when he receives an invitation to take his cow Jacqueline to the Paris International Agriculture Fair.

Director: Mohamed Hamidi | Stars: Fatsah Bouyahmed, Lambert Wilson, Jamel Debbouze, Hajar Masdouki

Votes: 1,400

17. Berserk (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,269

18. Fat Pizza (2003)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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

Votes: 3,054

19. Switching Channels (1988)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty

Votes: 2,789 | Gross: $9.13M

20. 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.

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

Votes: 270

21. Chosun Masoolsa (2015)

122 min | Comedy, Romance

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During the joseon dynasty in Korea, the princess travels to the Qing to have a beneficial marriage. On her journey to the Qing, she meets and falls in love with a magician.

Director: Dae-seung Kim | Stars: Ara Go, Dal-hwan Jo, Yun-hie Jo, Do-won Kwak

Votes: 376

22. When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong (2016 TV Movie)

170 min | Documentary

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A compilation of illusions that went disastrously wrong, including a number of near fatal cases. Also featuring a discussion of some of magic's most dangerous acts and mishaps featuring world famous magicians.

Director: Simon Withington | Stars: Martin Daniels, Alan Alan, Dave Allen, Anadela

Votes: 12

23. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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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 »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin, Benedict Taylor

Votes: 259

24. Samotári (2000)

103 min | Comedy

7.7
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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 »

Director: David Ondrícek | Stars: Labina Mitevska, Jitka Schneiderová, Sasa Rasilov, Jirí Machácek

Votes: 2,357

25. 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.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Helene Reynolds, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 306

26. The Magician of Lublin (1979)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.6
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Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Alan Arkin, Louise Fletcher, Valerie Perrine, Shelley Winters

Votes: 112

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

130 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.9
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This is a TV special/documentary in which David Copperfield is interviewed in his Magic Warehouse by his girlfriend, the German supermodel Claudia Schiffer, about his career as an ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 187

28. The Mask of Diijon (1946)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

5.6
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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.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Jeanne Bates, William Wright, Denise Vernac

Votes: 125

29. Doctor Mabuse (2013)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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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.

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

Votes: 53

30. De illusionist (1983)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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At the center of this extremely visualized narrative are the illusionist and his brother, who is lazy on the basis of either great love, or exorbitant envy of the brother. Having spoiled ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 576

31. Los jueves, milagro (1957)

84 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.4
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In the village of Fuentecilla, there is a medicinal spa which was very popular in the past but that now has been forgotten by the public. In order to bring back the tourists, the "prominent... See full summary »

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Richard Basehart, José Isbert, Paolo Stoppa, Juan Calvo

Votes: 405

32. La vie à deux (1958)

100 min | Comedy

6.3
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The writer Pierre Carot became rich and famous with his book "Life as a Couple", which was based on the loving relationships of four couples. Now he's setting up his will and wants to leave... See full summary »

Director: Clément Duhour | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Danielle Darrieux, Sophie Desmarets, Fernandel

Votes: 126

33. Day for My Love (1977)

91 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The young married couple - photographer Marie (Marta Vancurová) and civil engineering student Petr (Vlastimil Harapes) - live in a cozy attic flat with their four-year-old daughter Maruska.... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Marta Vancurová, Vlastimil Harapes, Sylva Kamenická, Dana Medrická

Votes: 85

34. Prání k mání (2017 TV Movie)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy | Filming

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Director: Vít Karas | Stars: Václav Neuzil, Jitka Cvancarová, Jan Vondrácek, Martin Mysicka

35. Daïnah la métisse (1932)

51 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Jean Grémillon | Stars: Charles Vanel, Habib Benglia, Gaston Dubosc, Lucien Guérard

Votes: 82

36. Signál (2012)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Two young technicians, Filos (Vojtech Dyk) and Kája (Krystof Hádek), come to a small village that is a bit cut off from the rest of the world in order to find the best place to install a ... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Rehorek | Stars: Vojtech Dyk, Krystof Hádek, Karel Roden, Bolek Polívka

Votes: 101

37. Vénus aveugle (1941)

140 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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The imaginary voyage of a woman gone blind on her former lover's boat.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Viviane Romance, Georges Flamant, Henri Guisol, Lucienne Le Marchand

Votes: 69

38. Magic at the Roxy (1976 TV Special)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Directors: Mike Gargiulo, George A. Romero | Stars: Peter Graves, Carl Ballantine, David Copperfield, Bob Dorian

39. A Turn of the Century Illusionist (1899)

1 min | Short

6.5
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A magician and his assistant perform numerous magic acts.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 728

40. Magic (2004– )

360 min | Documentary

8.4
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Series which gives a definitive guide to the history of performance magic from Ancient Egypt to 21st century Las Vegas, and why it has played such an important role in our social and cultural history.

Stars: Jane Copland, Derren Brown, Franz Harary, Paul Zenon

Votes: 17

41. Psilos, lignos kai pseftaros (1985)

89 min | Comedy

4.8
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Director: Yiannis Hartomatzidis | Stars: Stathis Psaltis, Kaiti Finou, Giannis Rotas, Teta Douzou

Votes: 108

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

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 20

43. Grand Illusions: The Story of Magic (1998– )

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Stars: Wilson Coneybeare, Tom Baxter, Siegfried Fischbacher, John Gaughan

Votes: 17

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

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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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.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 648

45. The World's Greatest Magic 4 (1997 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Director: Kent Weed | Stars: John Ritter, Joaquin Ayala, Lilia Ayala, Jonathan David Bass

Votes: 11

46. The Magic of David Copperfield XIV: Flying - Live the Dream (1992 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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This is the 14th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host James Earl Jones, who talks about the "flying dream" while David Copperfield is sitting at a large desk in a room where ... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, James Earl Jones, Orson Welles

Votes: 51

47. The Magic of David Copperfield (1978 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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This is the first official Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Orson Welles and broadcasted on CBS like all the following ones, while the previous year he has been the star and ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Henry | Stars: David Copperfield, Carl Ballantine, Valerie Bertinelli, Sherman Hemsley

Votes: 24

48. The World's Greatest Magic (1994 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

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Stars: Lance Burton, Brett Daniels, Greg Frewin, Franz Harary

Votes: 16

49. The Magic of David Copperfield V (1983 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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A voice offstage reveals: «This is the Statue of Liberty. Tonight, the illusion of the century. David Copperfield will attempt to make the Statue of Liberty disappear». So it begins the 5th... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Ron Meraska | Stars: David Copperfield, Morgan Fairchild, Michele Lee, Eugene Levy

Votes: 42

50. 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