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 overview, first billed only:
Paul Mark Elliott ...
Theatre Manager
Karen Seacombe ...
Female Customer
Phil Nice ...
Male Customer
Linda Jones (as Jessica Stevenson)
Bank Manager
Robin Weaver ...
Female Colleague
Geoffrey McGivern ...
Magic Shop Manager
Marek Larwood ...


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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Release Date:

18 May 2007 (UK)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£366,188 (UK) (18 May 2007)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Harry Kane was a character in this film. There also happens to be a well known footballer with the same name. See more »


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 »


[introducing Magibot]
Mike Francis: This man has been the future of magic for nigh on twenty years now!
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O Fortuna
from "Carmina Burana"
Performed by The Werner Philharmonker Orchestra
Conducted by André Previn
Composed by Carl Orff
© 1937 Schott Music International, Mainz
© renewed 1965
By permission of Schott Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon
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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