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With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crown prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2006-08-18

Runtime 110 minutes

Budget $17m

Revenue $88m


TMDB 7.3


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william_crawford shared a tip "Awesome film"

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j_d_6970 shared a tip "I love this so much. Old fashioned and wonderful."

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amy_santi shared a tip "That Ending Though... Wow"

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toc82 shared a tip "This movie is great. May have to watch it a few times to get it."

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lori_ann_garcia shared a tip "Love!!"

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cameron_omnia shared a tip "Very similar plot to "The Prestige""

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alex_carter_8209 shared a tip "Everyone loves a good love story ♥️. Especially when the bad guy gets tricked and loses the girl and the good guy gets her 😊"

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emily_doerner_2805 shared a tip "Excellent film!"

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leah_wood_3623 shared a tip "Neck and neck with Prestige. Two of my favorites this one maybe a leg up on the mystery front. Sherlock feels."

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kevin_brown_2328 shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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damien_scott shared a tip "Norton, Giamatti and Biel are great here. Love this companion to The Prestige."

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cee_7239 shared a tip "I hope you ♡it, too"

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mae_souza shared a tip "One of my all time favorites if you like magic."

john_vos shared a tip "Awesome movie"

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sandra_munsters shared a tip "Spellbinding."

mike_frnk shared a tip "One of my favorite films"

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sarah_arslan shared a tip "Loved it."

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dennis_tegethoff shared a tip "Great period piece...should be watched along w/ The Prestige"

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lindsay_ramirez shared a tip "Loved!"

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mason_dunn_2356 shared a tip "Its honestly a really good solid movie"

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margrete_hartley shared a tip "Yes! I actually tend to be picky, but this was a good one. 👍✨"

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nono_love shared a tip "Suspenses"

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ryan_graves_5528 shared a tip "very weird. liked it."

any_tan shared a tip "Clever. Fun period and fantasy/ magic mix. Great pacing and actors"

kel_8026 shared a tip "Love story within a mystery"

andee_moorman shared a tip "One of my favs!"

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pame_ shared a tip "Kinda bad and convoluted near the end. It’s not clever but it’s trying to be. Regardless, I genuinely enjoyed the film"

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hamlet._o shared a tip "It's my second favorite movie of all time."

sam_7093 shared a tip "It was ok at the time but it was a similar movie released at the same time and they sunk each other’s ship."

michelle_gray_9801 shared a tip "It’s definitely a hidden gem. Great reveal all type of movie."

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heroine_overdose shared a tip "Kinda confusing for a bit, but then everything slotted into place. Gotta pay attention though"

myurell_lazo shared a tip "One of my favorite love stories"

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