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Magicians (2007)

 |  Comedy  |  18 May 2007 (UK)
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A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.

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Cast

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Paul Mark Elliott ...
Theatre Manager
Karen Seacombe ...
Female Customer
Phil Nice ...
Male Customer
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Linda Jones (as Jessica Stevenson)
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Robin Weaver ...
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Dani
Geoffrey McGivern ...
Magic Shop Manager
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A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.

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Don't ask how they do it, ask why?

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18 May 2007 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Die Magier - Nichts als fauler Zauber  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£366,188 (UK) (18 May 2007)

Gross:

£690,242 (UK) (25 May 2007)
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Trivia

The external, and most internal, shots of the theatre on Jersey, where the final of the Magic Shield competition is held, were shot at the Theatre Royal in Nottingham. Many of the theatre's ushers were recruited as extras to play ushers in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Harry Kane is flying back to London from Jersey the aircraft on the runway is a Flybe Dash 8 Q400 which does fly that route. The interior in the next shot however is filmed in a much larger aircraft with 6 seats across (the Q400 has 4 across) and while he is having his panic attack Harry refers to the oxygen masks in the safety briefing which the Q400 doesn't have. See more »

Quotes

Mike Francis: Well, I don't think anyone has seen a final quite like that, and I do not in any way mean that in a positive sense.
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Crazy Credits

There's an additional scene featuring Karl's manager after the end credits. See more »

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References Friends (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Dirty Tricks
Performed by The Sweet Inspirations
Written by Lane & Smith
Published by Rondor Music London Ltd.
Courtesy of Stax Records/Concord Music Group, Inc.
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Charming typical Brit-com
25 November 2007 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The Brits can deliver regarding comedy at the cinema, no, no, i don't mean "Carry On... ". But i mean films like "The Full Monty". "Magicians" deliver completely. Despite some rude and bad language, highly forgivable, the whole thing is charming, cute, without any pretension and funny. Typical from the brits regarding the subject. I enjoyed it completely, and recommend it. If you like " The Full Monty", you will like this one. The actors, quite unknowed, do their part well. And there is not "space", no moment of waiting. It just delivers from A to finish. You won't laugh every seconds, but the over whole of the movie is funny. While I have been very disappointed with brits-com like "Love actually", one of the worst movie i have even seen in my life, the little budget "Magicians" manages far better. A nice surprise, wonderful. Thank you !


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