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A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2006-10-19

Runtime 130 minutes

Budget $40m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 8.2


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "A thrill ride from beginning to end!"

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anita_skop shared a tip "This movie is haunting and enthralling. You will think of it for days! watch it twice!"

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arleisha_strauder shared a tip "Very clever"

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gypsy_rose_4528 shared a tip "Great story"

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damien_scott shared a tip "Are you watching closely?"

madeline_rodgers shared a tip "So good"

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gaydrag shared a tip "Funny"

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laura_gessert shared a tip "Outstanding"

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kate_lunarskye_212 shared a tip "I’m just stunned and horrified and amazed, awesome movie!"

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ginger_k shared a tip "The Nolan movie people should see/talk about the most"

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pavan_kruthik shared a tip "Are you watching closely?"

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megan_carls shared a tip "I don't know how I hadn't heard of this before. Not Nolan's best, but still good! I'd like to rewatch it after seeing the end."

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sports1924 shared a tip "Good movie"

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anshuman_krishna shared a tip "Excellently written, excellently acted. Top 5 Nolan movie."

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enemy shared a tip "A horrifying existential twist that will leave a lasting impression."

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spymasteriz shared a tip "Loved !!! Such compelling story & cinematography"

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bookworm shared a tip "Great twist (s)"

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tom_clark_ shared a tip "Christopher Nolan film. Ranked #41 on IMDB's top 250 films. On my personal top 5 list."

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Sahir.Jiwani shared a tip "One of the best magic related suspense thrillers out there! Highly recommend this movie!"

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Sahir.Jiwani shared a tip "One of the best 'magic' related suspense thrillers out there!! Highly recommend this movie."

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jana_ishee shared a tip "In the top five of my favorite movies I’ve ever seen in my 28 years."

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william_crawford shared a tip "Great picture"

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zach_gallegos shared a tip "Just take a look at the cast. That’s all you need to know."

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nick_quattro shared a tip "Really great mind twister. “Millenial Classic”"

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summer_smith_6164 shared a tip "Must see, love this movie"

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sean_mombourquette shared a tip "Awesome movie"

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regina1026 shared a tip "A great movie about magic. Really worth a watch to see how it ends."

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michael_goggin shared a tip "One of the best twists of all time!"

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freemon_jackson shared a tip "Still one of my favs!"

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toc82 shared a tip "I absolutely love this movie. The magic and the illusions."

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sean_green_7753 shared a tip "5/5, excellent movie. In much need of another rewatch, but I have mothing bad to say about this one. Great all around"

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sachin_harsh shared a tip "A classic from Nolan. Dark and Intense. 👍🏻👍🏻"

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jessMac shared a tip "Incredible film by Christopher Nolan. This is superbly acted and will keep you guessing till the end"

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cameron_omnia shared a tip "This movie had a very similar plot to "The Illusionist""

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isaiah_1689 shared a tip "I pretty sure david blaine has the same machine."

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isaiah_1689 shared a tip "I pretty sure david blaine has the same machine."

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dahlia_r shared a tip "Avoid spoilers if you can! I did for almost 14 years. 😉"

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refnfilms shared a tip "one of the best nolan films and so underrated and forgotten in his filmography. no idea why because it’s one of his best"

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jahi_hunter shared a tip "I figured out the “big twist” before the end so it wasn’t as impactful, but still a excellent film. Definitely underrated."

olivia_luna_9716 shared a tip "Extremely complex movie but overall very good"

mohammad_zagholi shared a tip "Great twist"

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alex_clemons shared a tip "Another Nolan classic with many twists and turns"

todd_morgam shared a tip "Great movie. Magic plus suspense with a great cast."

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pan_witchy shared a tip "When envy and competitive spirit lead to insanity..and unconscionable acts. Dark & mysterious."

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casey_bowen_8832 shared a tip "#twistattheend #sorryifyouveseenit"

thomas_7335 shared a tip "Great movie."

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oli_maddx shared a tip "So good"

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david_black_6316 shared a tip "A rather dark trip by Christopher Nolan. Still, an interesting movie."

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selim_hossain shared a tip "One of a kind, I love this movie"

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cez_la shared a tip "Nolan’s best movie, IMO."

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tpalaplayz shared a tip "Awesome movie with a strong theme of rivalry"

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sammy_adelaiye shared a tip "Beautifully dark and full of mystery"

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j_rivers shared a tip "Might be Christopher Nolan's best movie. #HotTake"

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valeria_oshepkova shared a tip "constantly a new twist especially the ending!"

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leah_wood_3623 shared a tip "One of my tops for IRL magical fiction."

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sothis_islife shared a tip "The mindscrew was poetic"

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dani_escobar shared a tip "Loved it!"

roger_ebert shared a tip "What can I say, you put two great actors like Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale in a great movie and you get this masterpiece."

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rawan_alhosani shared a tip "Best movie ever!!!"

charles_harris_4540 shared a tip "One of my favorites. Christian bale Hugh Hackman and David Bowie as Tesla. Need I say more"

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michael_sprayberry shared a tip "How mesmerizing magic is."

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jude_foster shared a tip "Without giving it away, I was amazed when "The Prestige" was revealed"

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2020_vision shared a tip "The real Tesla and was a total mindfuk with hans zimmer type score showed how one magician outsmarted the other one"

leah_swenson shared a tip "One of my favorite Nolan movies. The cast is excellent!"

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marie_glenn shared a tip "One of my favorites! A good movie to rewatch."

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zachary_clark_3779 shared a tip "Will forever be in my top 10 favorite movies of all time."

jeffrey_nardecchia shared a tip "Rare for me to say this, but I preferred the movie over the book."

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tommy_salomi shared a tip "Great film great performances from all actors involved"

atina_kostora shared a tip "Excellent movie! Wicked cool!"

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ryan_sullenberger shared a tip "Awesome"

edgar_sella shared a tip "One of my favorite movies from all times!"

tom_green_2697 shared a tip "The book is better"

bas_dav shared a tip "It's a mind twisting movie, I don't want to spoil it, but watch and give me your opinion"

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nick_tracewell shared a tip "Interesting"

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jenny_miller_3737 shared a tip "Watch till the end..."

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zachary_lampinen shared a tip "Great actors, magic, and a very well done ending. Hope you enjoy!"

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benjamin_quinones shared a tip "Great story must see"

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ajenise.jpg shared a tip "Super interesting! Once i thought i figured it out something else happened"

joseph_espinoza_7224 shared a tip "It’s a long watch but the pay off is totally worth it! A great back and forth between two rival magicians with an awesome finish."

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sqishyfishy shared a tip "Captivating movie; a lot more intense than the book it’s based on but somehow even more exciting!"

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ahmed_mohsen shared a tip "Good"

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Ekahyl shared a tip "This film is certainly a thriller."

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charmaine_eby shared a tip "Interesting character study."

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lloyd_hanninen shared a tip "This movie is not to be missed!"

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rick_wingfield shared a tip "Far superior to the novel"

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kristina_cuellar shared a tip "Prolly one of my favs ever, as a chemist, I like to think I'm a magician like them lol"

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betty_fkrocker shared a tip "Great mystery"

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isaac_dynys shared a tip "Because it was such a unique story with lots of twists"

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cheybeau shared a tip "Definitely interesting! And I always love anything with Hugh Jackman (:"

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m_mathis_stitt shared a tip "One of the most overlooked classics of the last 30 years."

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kylemitchell shared a tip "Hidden gem."

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shauna_zimmer shared a tip "Great movie!"

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michelle_stevens_7226 shared a tip "Magic with a HUGE twist!! A must see!!!"

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nancy_b_cotto-fuent shared a tip "Great cast and story line"

megan_cottingham shared a tip "I love things magical and mysterious, so this was right up my alley. Plus the performances were great. Check it out."

Brutus0 shared a tip "The twist will leave you speechless"

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