Movies about magic tricks

Movies about magic tricks
List of the best films about magic tricks according to the audience: Oz: The Great and Powerful, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The Great Buck Howard, Magicians, Magic in the Moonlight, Now You See Me, The Illusionist, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Is Anybody There?, The Prestige.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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.

The Great Buck Howard (2008)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Magicians (2007)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom

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

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38

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

Now You See Me (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:55

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 Illusionist (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:50

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.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Canada
Duration02:03

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

Is Anybody There? (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34

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

The Prestige (2006)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05

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.

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Magic Camp (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA

Andy, at the urging of his former mentor and Magic Camp owner Roy Preston, returns to the camp of his youth hoping to reignite his career. Instead, he finds inspiration in his ragtag bunch of rookie magicians.

Dumplin' (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

To prove a point about measuring up and fitting in, Texas teen Willowdean “Dumplin’” Dickson enters a local pageant run by her ex-beauty queen mom.

The Miracle Season (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship!

The Big Sick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Winchester (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:46

San Jose, California, 1906. Isolated in her labyrinthine mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes that she is being haunted by the souls of those killed by the guns manufactured by her company.

One Man and his Cow (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryFrance

An Algerian man's life-long dream finally comes true when he receives an invitation to take his cow Jacqueline to the Paris International Agriculture Fair.

American Hero (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

Melvin, a reluctant hero who is far from super, has been suppressing his telekinetic powers for years with booze, drugs, and women. In the process, he has failed at practically everything, most of all as a parent to his son. After a brush with death, Melvin decides to use his powers for good and clean up the streets of New Orleans with the help of his best friend/definitely-not-a-sidekick, Lucille. For a man who can do the impossible, it might be a fight even he can’t win.

Anti Matter (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A scifi-noir take on Alice in Wonderland. Oxford PhD student, Ana finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her increasingly desperate efforts to understand what happened, and to find out who—or what—is behind the rising horror in her life.

Deadly Illusions (2020)
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Genrethriller
CountryRussia

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.

Perfect Nanny (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance

When Myriam, the mother of two young children, decides, despite the reluctance of her husband to resume his activity in a law firm, the couple is looking for a nanny. After a severe casting, they engage Louise, who quickly conquers the affection of children and gradually occupies a central place in the home. Gradually the trap of mutual dependence will close, until the tragedy.

Magical Girl (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, France

The father of a terminally ill girl is determined to grant his daughter her last wish, a very expensive anime costume.

From Vegas to Macau (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, comedy
CountryChina
Duration01:35

The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, where he met his old friend Benz, and Benz’s son Cool and nephew Karl. Both Cool and Karl wanted to follow Ken. Ken claimed that if Cool could successfully cheat him once or win over him, he would then accept Cool as his protégé. Cool’s step brother Lionel, an undercover agent, had disguised his identity in an international gambling mafia which had planned to form an alliance with mafias in illegal gambling from all over the world to control the result of soccer matches. Lionel had recorded the entire conference, with the criminal evidence kept in an imitated eye. The eye was coincidentally given to Rainbow, Ken’s only daughter, which put her in danger. The retired Ken was forced to use his “Magic Hand” once again to uncover the evil plan…

Winter Brothers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryDenmark, Iceland
Duration02:36

A brother odyssey set in a workers' environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers - their routines, habits and rituals - and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.

Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:49

Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, when they meet soon discover that they are quite complementary and need each other.

The Children Thief (1992)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Luxembourg
Duration01:53

Although he was once a colonel in Argentina, the principal character in this film is now a wealthy exile living in Paris with his beloved wife, who has been unable to bear children. To fill this void in their lives, he feeds and clothes abandoned children, raising them in his mansion as if they were his own. As would never be the case in real life today, in this fantasized story set in 1925, no one objects to this behavior, and they live pleasantly and enjoyably together. Things grow considerably more animated when a stage magician places his very attractive daughter in the colonel's household, which stirs a lively romantic interest from his boys and from the great man himself.




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