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Now You See Me (2013)

PG-13 | | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 31 May 2013 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... J. Daniel Atlas
... Dylan Rhodes
... Merritt McKinney
... Henley Reeves
... Jack Wilder
... Alma Dray
... Thaddeus Bradley
... Arthur Tressler
... Agent Fuller (as Michael J. Kelly)
... Evans
... Cowan
... Etienne Forcier
... Hermia (as Jessica C. Lindsey)
... Jasmine Tressler
... Atlas Groupie
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Storyline

Four magicians each answer a mysterious summons to an obscure address with secrets inside. A year later, they are the Four Horsemen, big time stage illusionists who climax their sold out Las Vegas show with a bank apparently robbed for real. This puts agents Dylan Rhodes of the FBI and Alma Dray of Interpol on the case to find out how they did it. However, this mystery proves difficult to solve even with the insights of the professional illusion exposer, Thaddeus Bradley. What follows is a bizarre investigation where nothing is what it seems with illusions, dark secrets and hidden agendas galore as all involved are reminded of a great truth in this puzzle: the closer you look, the less you see. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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magician | heist | bank | fbi | interpol | See All (255) »

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Come in close, because the more you think you see, the easier it'll be to fool you See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, some action and sexual content | See all certifications »

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31 May 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los ilusionistas: Nada es lo que parece  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,350,389, 2 June 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$117,723,989

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$351,723,989
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Trivia

Amanda Seyfried was considered for a role, but a deal couldn't be reached, and Isla Fisher was cast instead. See more »

Goofs

When Merritt mind reads Daniel to find out he is a "control freak", Henley is behind Daniel. Then she is standing next to him, then back to behind him where she takes a step forward to be right next to him. See more »

Quotes

J. Daniel Atlas: I'm going to flip through this deck and I want you to see one card, and not this one. That's too obvious. Pay close attention. That was too fast. I'll do it again. Are you ready? Okay, now did you see one?
Fan: Yes
J. Daniel Atlas: Do you have one in mind?
Fan: Yes
J. Daniel Atlas: Now, do you see your card here?
Fan: No
J. Daniel Atlas: That's because you're looking too closely. And what have I been telling you all night? The closer you look...
Crowd: The less you see!
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Includes the credit: "Magic Inspired By... David Copperfield" See more »

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Referenced in Flat Earth Clues: Magic Show (2015) See more »

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Cineramascope
Written by Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio (as Robert Joseph Mercurio), Stanton Moore (as Stanton Emery Moore), Jeffery H. Raines and Richard Vogel
Performed by Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry
Courtesy of ANTI-
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Watchable but lacks depth & substance
7 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that is somewhat entertaining upon first viewing but is easily forgettable and has nothing of substance to make a second viewing possible to enjoy. The plot is convoluted as we don't know what the main characters are doing or why. In fact, everything we know about the 4 magicians is revealed in the first 10 minutes of the movie and after that there is ZERO character development! The entire movie appears to have been made solely for the sake of the ending and yet it was so cliché that I was actually a little angry about the way they did it. It's unfortunate that in the filmmaker's attempts to be clever they neglected the most fundamental elements of storytelling: plot and character.

Like a magic show without magic, you may find yourself somewhat entertained but inevitably wind up disappointed in the end because they left out the most important part of the show.


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