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The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)

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What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

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Benjamin Berman

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Clark Baker (Creative Consultant), Benjamin Berman | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
The Amazing Johnathan ... Himself
Eric André ... Himself
Benjamin Berman ... Himself
Simon Chinn Simon Chinn ... Himself
Judy Gold ... Herself
Penn Jillette ... Himself
Max Maven Max Maven ... Himself
Jon Mugar Jon Mugar ... Himself
Chadd Smith ... Himself
Anastasia Synn ... Herself
Doreen Szeles Doreen Szeles ... Herself
Doug Szeles Doug Szeles ... Himself
Chad S. Taylor ... Himself
Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson ... Himself (as Carrot Top)
'Weird Al' Yankovic ... Himself
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What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

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Magic. Meth. Mayhem.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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$27,682
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The title of this movie is making people angry.....
21 August 2019 | by rollo7See all my reviews

Spoiler Alert: This is not a documentary about the Amazing Jonathan, this is a movie about a film maker's attempt to make a documentary about the Amazing Johnathan. People are giving this movie low reviews because it feels like a bait and switch when halfway through the film the focus changes from what we assume are the Amazing Jonathan last days to the director's Ben Berman's plight as a documentary maker. If you go into the film with the understanding that this is not a film about the Amazing Jonathan, you will enjoy the film much much more. The producers would have done a much better job if they had just named it Not The Amazing Johnathan Documentary.


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