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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: 88,200

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: 947,027 | 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: 506,988 | 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: 173,469 | 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: 512,710 | 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: 316,764 | 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: 63,786 | Gross: $2.85M

8. 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: 11,922 | Gross: $13.29M

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.

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

Votes: 7,327

10. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Not Rated | 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: 38,808

11. 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: 2,448

12. 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: 12,380 | Gross: $0.75M

13. 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: 1,277

14. 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: 4,932 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 1,039

16. 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: 2,385

17. 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: 1,422

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: 3,056

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: 2,792 | 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: 273

21. 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: 2,370

22. Chosun Masoolsa (2015)

122 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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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: 381

23. 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: 311

24. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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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

25. 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: 114

26. 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: 127

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: 188

28. De illusionist (1983)

90 min | Comedy

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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

29. 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: 127

30. 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: 54

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. Doug Henning's World of Magic (1976 TV Special)

60 min | Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Doug Henning, Michael Landon, Joey Heatherton, Ricky Jay

Votes: 8

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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: 83

37. The Magic of David Copperfield IV: The Vanishing Airplane (1981 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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This is the 4th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Jason Robards and then presented by David Copperfield himself, inside a flying Lear Jet. For the first time he is also the... See full summary »

Director: Sid Smith | Stars: David Copperfield, Jason Robards, Susan Anton, Audrey Landers

Votes: 30

38. 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: 84

39. 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

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. Rudy Coby: Ridiculously Dangerous (1996 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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With the Power of science and magic, Labman battles super villains who try to vanquish him with a giant cinder block, a giant hourglass, a tank of piranhas, Earthquakes, and even King Kong.

Director: Morris Abraham | Stars: Rudy Coby, Steve Altman, Bobbie Brown, Pat Harrington Jr.

42. Prání k mání (2017 TV Movie)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy | Filming

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Director: Vít Karas | Stars: Václav Neuzil, Jitka Cvancarová, Vítezslav Jandák, Martin Mysicka

43. The Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces (1995 TV Special)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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This is the 16th and penultimate CBS Copperfield TV special, which six years later will be followed by the 17th and last one, Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (2001). The special is introduced ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dimich | Star: David Copperfield

Votes: 39

44. 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: 733

45. O vecech nadprirozených (1959)

104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

7.3
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Directors: Jirí Krejcík, Jaroslav Mach, Milos Makovec | Stars: Ladislav Pesek, Vlastimil Brodský, Felix Le Breux, Bohus Záhorský

Votes: 35

46. 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

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: 25

48. Melinda: First Lady of Magic (1997 TV Special)

45 min | Family, Fantasy

8.3
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Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Melinda Saxe, Shelley Long, Kelsey Mulrooney, Al Unser Jr.

Votes: 7

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

170 min | Documentary

6.0
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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

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

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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This is the 15th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced from Caesars Palace by David Copperfield himself, who describes an escapology number which would be performed in this location as the... See full summary »

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

Votes: 27