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1. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 994,553 | Gross: $53.09M

2. Now You See Me (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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50 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent, and an Interpol Detective, track a team of illusionists, who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 524,329 | Gross: $117.72M

3. It (1990)

TV-14 | 192 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Stars: Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Annette O'Toole, Harry Anderson

Votes: 95,689

4. Now You See Me 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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46 Metascore

The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco

Votes: 190,236 | Gross: $65.08M

5. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Votes: 526,530 | Gross: $209.03M

6. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 325,646 | Gross: $39.87M

7. The Great Beauty (2013)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama

7.8
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86 Metascore

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso

Votes: 67,418 | Gross: $2.85M

8. The Immigrant (2013)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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77 Metascore

1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Dominczyk

Votes: 25,065 | Gross: $2.01M

9. Lord of Illusions (1995)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult, who are waiting for the resurrection of their leader Nix. 13 years ago, Nix was... See full summary »

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O'Connor, Joseph Latimore, Sheila Tousey

Votes: 12,448 | Gross: $13.29M

10. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Not Rated | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, May Whitty

Votes: 40,274

11. The Great Houdini (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Paul Michael Glaser, Sally Struthers, Ruth Gordon, Vivian Vance

Votes: 287

12. Miracles for Sale (1939)

Not Rated | 71 min | Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Retired performer Mike Morgan sells original illusions to fellow magicians, and although he believes in the supernatural, likes to expose sham psychics. This involves him in some mysterious murders.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Robert Young, Florence Rice, Frank Craven, Henry Hull

Votes: 441

13. Mauvais Sang (1986)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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74 Metascore

Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ... See full summary »

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer

Votes: 5,230 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Human Giant (2007–2008)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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A half-hour show of edgy short films.

Stars: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Marcus Shultz

Votes: 2,431

15. The Great Buck Howard (2008)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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63 Metascore

A young man, much to the chagrin of his father, becomes the new assistant to an illusionist in decline.

Director: Sean McGinly | Stars: Colin Hanks, John Malkovich, Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

Votes: 12,606 | Gross: $0.75M

16. Meridian (1990 Video)

R | 85 min | Horror

5.3
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Two American girls in Italy are drugged and raped by an evil magician and his twin brother who suffer from a curse that turns them into beastmen each day. One of the girls falls for the good twin and decides to help him break the curse.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Malcolm Jamieson, Charlie Spradling, Hilary Mason

Votes: 1,085

17. The Vault of Horror (1973)

R | 87 min | Horror

6.6
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An anthology of five horror stories shared by five men trapped in the basement of an office building.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Curd Jürgens, Terry-Thomas, Tom Baker, Daniel Massey

Votes: 3,799

18. Switching Channels (1988)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty

Votes: 2,890 | Gross: $9.13M

19. Fat Pizza (2003)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

Director: Paul Fenech | Stars: Paul Fenech, Tahir Bilgic, Rob Shehadie, Bill Bentley

Votes: 3,116

20. Berserk (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,322

21. La vache (2016)

G | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An Algerian man's life-long dream finally comes true when he receives an invitation to take his cow Jacqueline to the Paris International Agriculture Fair.

Director: Mohamed Hamidi | Stars: Fatsah Bouyahmed, Lambert Wilson, Jamel Debbouze, Hajar Masdouki

Votes: 1,573

22. Houdini (1953)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

Votes: 2,549

23. Chosun Masoolsa (2015)

122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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During the joseon dynasty in Korea, the princess travels to the Qing to have a beneficial marriage. On her journey to the Qing, she meets and falls in love with a magician.

Director: Dae-seung Kim | Stars: Ara Go, Dal-hwan Jo, Yun-hie Jo, Do-won Kwak

Votes: 434

24. The Magician of Lublin (1979)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.7
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Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Alan Arkin, Louise Fletcher, Valerie Perrine, Shelley Winters

Votes: 114

25. Samotári (2000)

103 min | Comedy

7.7
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33 Metascore

Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of ... See full summary »

Director: David Ondrícek | Stars: Labina Mitevska, Jitka Schneiderová, Sasa Rasilov, Jirí Machácek

Votes: 2,442

26. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent, and takes a... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin, Benedict Taylor

Votes: 289

27. Los jueves, milagro (1957)

84 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.4
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In the village of Fuentecilla, there is a medicinal spa which was very popular in the past but that now has been forgotten by the public. In order to bring back the tourists, the "prominent... See full summary »

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Richard Basehart, José Isbert, Paolo Stoppa, Juan Calvo

Votes: 443

28. The Mask of Diijon (1946)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

5.6
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A stage illusionist's comeback attempt results in his humiliation. He plots to revenge himself by hypnotizing people into committing murders for him.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Jeanne Bates, William Wright, Denise Vernac

Votes: 141

29. De illusionist (1983)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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At the center of this extremely visualized narrative are the illusionist and his brother, who is lazy on the basis of either great love, or exorbitant envy of the brother. Having spoiled ... See full summary »

Director: Jos Stelling | Stars: Freek de Jonge, Jim van der Woude, Catrien Wolthuizen, Gerard Thoolen

Votes: 587

30. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A private detective gets mixed up with a phony spiritualist racket.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Helene Reynolds, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 331

31. Prání k mání (2017)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.8
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Kindly, mischievous and humorous story about the troubles of a lovesick teenager called Albert.

Director: Vít Karas | Stars: Filip Antonio, Simona Babcáková, Petra Blesáková, Jitka Cvancarová

Votes: 20

32. Daïnah la métisse (1932)

51 min | Drama

6.9
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Shades of Othello loom in this engrossing exploration of class, race, and murder set on an ocean liner. Young Dainah encounters an engineer on board who mistakes pleasantries for flirtation... See full summary »

Director: Jean Grémillon | Stars: Charles Vanel, Habib Benglia, Gaston Dubosc, Lucien Guérard

Votes: 94

33. Four Heads Are Better Than One (1898)

1 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.6
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Much to our amazement, an elegant and masterful illusionist detaches his own head effortlessly from his shoulders for a once-in-a-lifetime performance.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 2,386

34. La vie à deux (1958)

100 min | Comedy

6.3
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The writer Pierre Carot became rich and famous with his book "Life as a Couple", which was based on the loving relationships of four couples. Now he's setting up his will and wants to leave... See full summary »

Director: Clément Duhour | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Danielle Darrieux, Sophie Desmarets, Fernandel

Votes: 137

35. Doctor Mabuse (2013)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.

Director: Ansel Faraj | Stars: Jerry Lacy, Nathan Wilson, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Lara Parker

Votes: 55

36. David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (1994 TV Special)

130 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.9
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This is a TV special/documentary in which David Copperfield is interviewed in his Magic Warehouse by his girlfriend, the German supermodel Claudia Schiffer, about his career as an ... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Peter Care | Stars: David Copperfield, Claudia Schiffer, Kim Alexis, James Earl Jones

Votes: 189

37. The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express (1991 TV Special)

49 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

6.8
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This is the 13th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Jane Seymour, and the third and last one in which David Copperfield enters the scene on his Harley Davidson. The location... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Jane Seymour

Votes: 43

38. Poslední trik pana Schwarcewalldea a pana Edgara (1964)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Two magicians, Mr. Schwarzwald and Mr. Edgar, try to outdo each other in performing elaborate magic tricks, leading to a violent ending.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 685

39. The Living Playing Cards (1905)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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With a brand-new deck of playing cards in his hand, an elegantly-attired thaumaturge, by fire and the pure power of illusion, transforms a plain nine of spades card into a full-size Queen of Hearts.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,128

40. Day for My Love (1977)

91 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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The young married couple - photographer Marie (Marta Vancurová) and civil engineering student Petr (Vlastimil Harapes) - live in a cozy attic flat with their four-year-old daughter Maruska.... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Marta Vancurová, Vlastimil Harapes, Sylva Kamenická, Dana Medrická

Votes: 88

41. The Magic of David Copperfield 10: The Bermuda Triangle (1988 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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This is the 10th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Lisa Hartman and then presented by David Copperfield himself, from a huge triangular platform floating on the Atlantic ... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Lisa Hartman, Dawn Marie Swatchick

Votes: 20

42. Vénus aveugle (1941)

140 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The imaginary voyage of a woman gone blind on her former lover's boat.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Viviane Romance, Georges Flamant, Henri Guisol, Lucienne Le Marchand

Votes: 72

43. The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge (1990 TV Special)

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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This is the 12th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by a voice offstage who describes the location of the escape that David Copperfield will perform in this special as his last ... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Kim Alexis, Penn Jillette, Teller

Votes: 54

44. The War Illusionist (2001 TV Movie)

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This is the unique story of the British Stage Magician, Jasper Maskelyne who, when war broke out, offered his 'special skills' to the War Dept. He promptly enlisted in the British Army and ... See full summary »

Star: Sean Barry-Weske

45. The Magic of David Copperfield V (1983 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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A voice offstage reveals: «This is the Statue of Liberty. Tonight, the illusion of the century. David Copperfield will attempt to make the Statue of Liberty disappear». So it begins the 5th... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Ron Meraska | Stars: David Copperfield, Morgan Fairchild, Michele Lee, Eugene Levy

Votes: 43

46. The World's Greatest Magic (1994 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

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Stars: Lance Burton, Brett Daniels, Greg Frewin, Franz Harary

Votes: 16

47. The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (1987 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation by David Copperfield himself from the Alcatraz prison's beacon. It is the first one... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Ann Jillian, Al Capone, George Kelly

Votes: 29

48. The Magic of David Copperfield (1978 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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This is the first official Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Orson Welles and broadcasted on CBS like all the following ones, while the previous year he has been the star and ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Henry | Stars: David Copperfield, Carl Ballantine, Valerie Bertinelli, Sherman Hemsley

Votes: 26

49. Uramisten (1984)

93 min | Drama

7.1
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Young artiste (Oszkár Sajek) has an accident and gets a limp. He finds out that a superannuated artiste (Lipót Binder) has a fantastic attraction. Sajek would do anything to get it, but Lipót Binder is a very stubborn old man.

Director: Péter Gárdos | Stars: Kamill Feleki, Károly Eperjes, György Dörner, László Csákányi

Votes: 104

50. The World's Greatest Magic 2 (1995 TV Special)

Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Director: Kent Weed | Stars: Dirk Arthur, Scott Beringer, Jason Byrne, Brett Daniels

Votes: 18