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(2006)

Plot Summary

  • In the end of the Nineteenth Century, in London, Robert Angier, his beloved wife Julia McCullough and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Rival magicians in turn-of-the-century London battle each other for trade secrets. The rivalry is so intense that it turns them into murderers. The title refers to the product of a successful trick.

    - Written by achinn
  • A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences. From the time that they first met as young magicians on the rise, Robert Angier and Alfred Borden were competitors. However, their friendly competition evolves into a bitter rivalry making them fierce enemies-for-life and consequently jeopardizing the lives of everyone around them. Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London.

    - Written by RopeOfSilicone.com
  • Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

The Prestige begins with shots of several dozen top hats inexplicably strewn about in a forest. Cutter ( )...

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