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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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Theatre Manager
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Phil Nice ...
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Linda Jones (as Jessica Stevenson)
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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

Olivia Colman was offered a key role. 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

Karl: Together, we were pure gold!
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References Friends (1994) See more »

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The Cat
Performed by Jimmy Smith
Written by Lalo Schifrin
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Courtesy of Verve Records (United States)
Under license from Universal Music Operations
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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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