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Magicians (2000)

 |  Comedy  |  2000 (USA)
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A con-man and a wannabe professional magician team up with a waitress and an old professional on their way to Vegas.

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Hugo
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Milo
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Waitress
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Stolen Watch Man
Buck Kartalian ...
Bagel Shop Clerk
Danny Kuchuck ...
Arnold
Scott Brady ...
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Tom
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Jake
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A con-man and a wannabe professional magician team up with a waitress and an old professional on their way to Vegas.

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A Comedy of Illusions

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Surprisingly good movie I'd never even heard of.
12 January 2001 | by (Dallas TX) – See all my reviews

The quintessential road movie...if your idea of a road movie involves three would-be magicians with Eastern European accents and Claire Forlani. (Well, one out of four ain't bad...) A no-talent magician with an eye for showmanship (Max) watches a very skilled pickpocket (Hugo) plying his trade in New York. After convincing Hugo that he (Max) is a) mental and b) desperately in need of a partner to make his dreams of being a stage magician come alive, the not-so-dynamic duo enlist the managerial expertise of an inventor of illusions (Milo) and the, ah, gentler attributes of a lovely waitress (Lydia). The unlikely four pile into a van (obtained by Hugo...you guess where it came from) and head to Vegas. Havoc ensues. Anyhow, it's funny, it's well-written, and the ending is surprisingly good. A solid comedy with a warm heart, and all the better that it was totally unexpected.


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