When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
Superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) and Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) have ruled the Las Vegas Strip for years, raking in millions with illusions as big as Burt's growing ego. But lately the duo's greatest deception is their public friendship, while secretly they've grown to loathe each other. Facing cutthroat competition from guerrilla street magician Steve Gray (Jim Carrey), whose cult following surges with each outrageous stunt, even their show is starting to look stale. But there's still a chance Burt and Anton can save the act - both onstage and off - if only Burt can get back in touch with what made him love magic in the first place. Written by
The opening scene takes place in 1982, but a mini-satellite dish is visible on one of the houses. These were not available in the US until late 1994. See more »
What you're feeling right now. That sense of awe. That sense of wonderment. That sense that anything in the universe is possible. That's why you became a magician. That's why I became a magician.
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Mr. Worldwide (Intro)
Written by Gavriel Aminov, Jose Carlos Garcia Jr., Michaela Shiloh and Pitbull (as Armando Christian Perez)
Performed by Pitbull ft. Vein
Courtesy Mr. 305 / Polo Grounds Music / RCA Records
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The silliness everyone in the family enjoys deserves more than a 5 rating
We're too harsh on comedy titles, we want them to be perfect and epic. It is okay for comedies to be silly, stupid and out there at times. We never hold the same standard for thrillers we watch the same formula plots over and over again and still be okay with it. But with comedies oh no why did they do that , its stupid. As apposed to the 1 min hacker of pentagon in every film.
It's a genuinely funny the story of two life long friends and magicians who share a magical act and are threatened by the modern chris angelisc magician played by Jim Carrey. I cannot think of another person playing the role.
A story of a long lost love for magic dusted by fame and money over the years. Steve carrel is his awkward a bit toned down 'The Office' self trying to get back on his feet and getting a little help along the way.
A great Sunday watch with the family.
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