Magician Movies

List of the best movies about magicians according to visitors: The Great Mystical Circus, Now You See Me 2, Now You See Me, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Red Lights, Is Anybody There?, Magicians, The Prestige, The Illusionist
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The Great Mystical Circus (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
Genredrama
CountryBrazil, Portugal, France
Duration01:23
CharactersMagician
PlaceCircus

The story of five generations of the same family-owned circus. From the inauguration of The Great Mystical Circus in 1910 up to present day, the adventures and loves of the Knieps family, from their prime through to their decadence, up until the surprise ending. A film in which reality and fantasy come together in a mystical universe.

Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:25
CharactersMagician, Superhero, Scammers, Spy
PlotFight, Magic, Cheating, Technology, Martial Arts, Sects, Robbery, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Smart

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.

Now You See Me (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersMagician, FBI, Scammers, Thieves, Wizards
PlotRobbery, Love, Revenge, Divorce, Cheating, Investigation, Magic, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, New York, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

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.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Partners
PlotRivalry
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.

Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersMagician, Wizards, Witch, Heroes, Family
PlotMagic, Time travel, Adventure, Love
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleFairy tales, Light, Exciting, Disney

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.

Red Lights (2012)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersMagician

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.

Is Anybody There? (2009)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersMagician

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

Magicians (2007)
Mark6 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMagician

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

The Prestige (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Brothers, Twins, Wizards
PlotRivalry, Relationship, Love, Jealousy, Obsession, Competitions, Betrayal, Confrontation, Mystery, Magic, Cheating
PlaceEngland, London, Court
Time19th century
StyleWorth watching, Popular, Fascinating, Unexpected ending, Atmospheric, Action, Disturbing, Smart, Interesting

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.

The Illusionist (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:50
CharactersMagician, Police, Friends, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Love, Rivalry, Investigation, Death, Superpowers, Jealousy, Magic, Mystery, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceMansions, Castle
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

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.

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