Magician Movies

List of the best movies about magicians according to visitors: Now You See Me, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Deadly Illusions, The Prestige, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Magic in the Moonlight, Sleight, Magicians, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, The Great Buck Howard.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:55
CharactersThieves, Magician, Scammers, FBI, Millionaires
PlotLove, Robbery, Magic, Puzzles, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Intellectual

An FBI 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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Partners, Artists
PlotFriendship, Hypnosis, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.

Mark
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
PlotCheating
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Intellectual

The famous illusionists, the Romanov brothers, present to the public their grandiose show, after which they are going to end their joint performances because of the accumulated mutual claims. In the first issue, with the disappearance of the assistant from the aquarium filled with water, something goes wrong - it does not appear in the right place. Immediately in the stage headphones of the brothers, the voice of an unknown person says that the girl is with him. He also changed the way complex mechanisms work for tricks. And now they pose a threat to the lives of the brothers. But if the show does not continue, the “voice” will kill the assistant ... The beloved girl of one of the brothers.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Twins, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Puzzles, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceCourt, England, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Magician, Heroes, Family, Wizards
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Magic
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Light, Fairy tales

Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Losers, Wizards, Clairvoyants
PlotInvestigation, Life after death
PlaceFrance
StyleRomantic, Kind, Twisted plot, Light, To cry

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Family
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Death, Debts
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is kidnapped and he is forced to rely on both his sleight of hand and brilliant mind to save her.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMagician, Wizards
PlotRivalry

A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Canada
Duration02:03
CharactersDoctors, Magician, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Mystery, Fate
PlaceLondon
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersMagician, Lawyers, Wizards, Artists
PlotHypnosis
PlaceAircraft, Casino
StyleTo cry, Smart, Fancy

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:50
CharactersMagician, Police, Friends, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Investigation
PlaceCastle, Mansions
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersMagician
PlotFriendship
PlaceEngland
StyleSoulful, Touching

A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration02:08
CharactersHeroes, Wizards
PlotRevolution, Political, Rivalry
PlaceChina
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

In the early 1920’s, on the streets of Beijing, the nation’s most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick “Eight Immortals’ Treat”. Zhang Xian appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to try his hand at it.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
CharactersMafia, Rich guys and poor girls, Rich, Beautiful actors, Beautiful girls
PlotLove, Passion, Abduction, Relationship, Travel
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Explicit scenes, Beautiful, Fascinating

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, Canada
Duration01:54
CharactersMagician, Clairvoyants
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Cheating
StyleUnexpected ending

Two investigators of paranormal hoaxes, the veteran Dr. Margaret Matheson and her young assistant, Tom Buckley, study the most varied metaphysical phenomena with the aim of proving their fraudulent origins. Simon Silver, a legendary blind psychic, reappears after an enigmatic absence of 30 years to become the greatest international challenge to both orthodox science and professional sceptics. Tom starts to develop an intense obsession with Silver, whose magnetism becomes stronger with each new manifestation of inexplicable events. As Tom gets closer to Silver, tension mounts, and his worldview is threatened to its core.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia
Duration01:37
CharactersAngels, Thieves, Monkeys, Wizards, Clairvoyants
PlotDancing, Superpowers, Money, Spiritualistic seances
PlaceScotland, Hotels
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Serious

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women, Students, Journalists, Reporters
PlotMagic, Investigation, Mystery, Cheating, Blackmail
PlaceParty, London
StyleTwisted plot

An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia
Duration02:08
CharactersPolice, Sherlock Holmes, Partners, Detectives
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Mystery, Mystery
PlacePrison, England, London
Time19th century
StylePopular, Exciting, Steampunk, Fascinating, Smart

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
PlotSkirmishes, Chase, Cheating
StyleExciting

A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.

Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryRussia
CharactersBrownies
StyleFor children

Not many people know that every house is inhabited by finns. They are furry creatures that appear in human world to take care of a house and keep the hearth. Finnick is a young Finn, who doesn't seem to care about his responsibility of making a home out of the house. He is just making pranks on «his people» and that is the reason why none of the families wanted to stay long in his house. Everything changes when a new family comes to his house, where Finnick's tricks do not work at all, and he meets 13-year old Christine and inexplicable events begin to happen in the city. Finnick and Christine, who are so different, will have to team up and work together to solve the mystery of the events and save the city.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

David Blaine's signature brand of street magic mystifies the most recognisable celebrities in the world, such as Jamie Foxx, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Ricky Gervais, Katy Perry, Woody Allen, and Robert DeNiro, to name a few. He goes to the homes of Kanye West and Harrison Ford, Will Smith and Olivia Wilde. He pays a visit to Stephen Hawking at his office in Cambridge University. Blaine also travels the world, astonishing people from all walks of life with never-before seen, inconceivable magic.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersThieves, Scammers, FBI, Partners, Actors
PlotSeduction, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating

Hoping to leave his criminal lifestyle behind him, a successful art thief teams up with a sexy con woman to pull off the ultimate heist and set himself free.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon, short, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersDoctors
PlotSurvival

The surreal black comedy follows Nyatta, an anthropomorphic kitten, on his travel to the land of the dead and back in an effort to save his sister's soul.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySweden
Duration01:42
CharactersWizards
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceSweden, Small cities
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Intellectual, Serious

When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the leading townspeople (including the police chief and medical examiner) request that their troupe provide them a sample of their act, before allowing them public audiences. The scientific-minded disbelievers try to expose them as charlatans, but Vogler and his crew prove too clever for them.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, detective
CountryNorway
Duration02:07
PlotMystery
StylePsychological problems, Serious, Disturbing

In midwinter the German illusionist Dirk Ohm arrives in the small town Grong, a place ridden by the disappearance of a young local woman Maria. Dirk soon finds himself searching for Maria side by side with the villagers of Grong; and slowly he falls in love with the missing woman. This fictional story pays tribute to a real character, and to his mysterious disappearance in the winter of 2003.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersOrphans, Poor
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Growing up
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleTo cry, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersManiacs, Cats
PlotSplit personality, Mental disorders, Toys, Telepathy, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:21
CharactersWriters, Journalists, Nuns, Poets, Artists
PlotArt, Birthday
PlaceItaly, Party
StyleBeautiful, Philosophical, Intellectual

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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36
CharactersSpy, Musicians, Nuns
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue, Conspiracies, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceTrains
StyleRomantic, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris befriends elderly Miss Froy. When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Wizards
PlotObsession, Supernatural, Hypnosis, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Serious, Disturbing

In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it coincidence, or circumstantial evidence of the world's most diabolically ingenious murders? When an underground journalist begins to investigate the strange deaths, the truth proves to be far more bizarre and disturbing than anything he or his readers might have imagined.





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