Stage magician movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stage magician movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, suspense, psychological, weird and serious films and TV shows about / with stage magician, magician, magic, wizards and magicians, magic trick, crimes, illusion, redemption, artists and showbiz and dialogue plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stage magician: Now You See Me (2013), One Man and His Cow (2016), The Prestige (2006), The Magician (2006), Magicians (2007), The Wizard of Gore (2007), Desperate Acts of Magic (2013), Father of the Pride (2004), Complete Unknown (2016), The House of Magic (2013).

List of stage magician movies

 7.2
 660K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, twists and turns, con artists, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, bank robbery, fbi, cons and scams, mind game, card trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
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One Man and His Cow (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 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.
Style: road movie
Plot: humility, drunk, contest, butcher, customs, solidarity, muslim, stage magician, magic show, jailed, cow, school ...
Place: algeria, france, marseille, paris france
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 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, intellectual, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, obsession, magic, rivalry, plot twist, illusion, uninhibited rivalry, magic trick, secrets, illusionist, secret, deception ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, edwardian era, 20th century ...
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
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 7.4
 33K
The Magician (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 122 min.
Story: İskender (Cem Yılmaz) hokkabazdır. Yani aslında sihirbazdır. Ama onun ve çocukluk arkadaşı Maradona'nın (Tuna Orhan) dışında herkes onun hokkabaz olduğunu düşünmektedir. İstanbul'dan hızla kaçmak zorunda kalan ikili, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, follow your dream, performance, buddies, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, on the road, introspection, stage magician, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 6.0
 6K
Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, magic, contests and competitions, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, buddies, friendship, nothing goes right, stage magician, magician, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed (2002)
Genre:
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed is a series of television shows in which the methods behind magic tricks and illusions are explained. In its original incarnation there were four shows broadcast in ...
Style: serious, realistic, explanatory, sincere
Plot: magic show, uncover truth, reality, wizards and magicians, backstage, performance, delusion, stage magician, magic, teaching the ways of the world, disappearance, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, hypnosis, murder, police investigation, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, mind game, psychopath, rivalry, crimes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, dark fantasy, stylized, enigmatic, absurd ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, deal with the devil, mysterious character, imagination, magic, surrealism, transformation, destiny, adventure, immortality, eccentricity, creativity ...
Place: london
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Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic performed by a cast of professional magicians. Like a great musical where the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light
Plot: unlikely couple, couples, ambition, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, fall in love, foe turned friend, contests and competitions, magic, street performer, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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Father of the Pride (2004)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Father of the Pride is an American animated television series that began broadcasting on NBC on August 31, 2004 and was part of a short-lived trend of CGI series in prime-time network TV. The show, which was produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg and his ...
Style: adult animation, feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, family, workplace, partners, workplace situations, parallel world, large family, stage magician, family relations, humour, kids and family, parents and children ...
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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.
Style: humorous, entertaining, intense, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, creativity, performance, comeback, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, performer's life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Complete Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tom’s birthday dinner party is turned upside down by the unexpected arrival of Alice, an old flame who changed her identity and vanished without a trace 15 years prior.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, mysterious, mind bending, psychotronic ...
Plot: eternal youth, new identity, love, addiction, supernatural ability, romance, psychosis, new life, hidden identity, stage magician, doctor, lie ...
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The House of Magic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, magic, adventure, friendship, family, estate, cat, escapades, nephew, embezzler, stage magician, fight ...
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The Unremarkable Juanquini (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Colombia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An inept magician pulls off the trick of his life: accidentally disappearing a wanted criminal during a police raid. Now he's going to pay for that.
Style: light, entertaining, funny, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: stage magician, illusion, magician's assistant, humour, trick, magic trick, satire, criminal, police, illusionist
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 6.1
 577
Magical Sempai (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Our MC finds out that his school requires him to join a club and during his reluctant search he stumbles upon Tejina-senpai attempting magic tricks in her clubroom. Tejina-senpai has massive stage fright however and so now that she has an audience ...
Style: ecchi, feel good, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, stage magician, teenage boy, high school life, sisterhood, youth, high school, teenage life, school club, card trick, high school student ...
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A Bolt from the Blue (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haruo has a dream to become the best magician, but, so far, he is only a marginal magician. Haruo also doesn't have parents. He then goes back 40 years in time to Asakusa, Tokyo. There, he meets his parents when they were young and he learns ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, captivating
Plot: family, time travel, magician, time paradox, parents and children, time warp, time machine, magic trick, escapades, family problems, family relations, father and son ...
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Jonathan Creek (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jonathan Creek follows the story of Madeline Magellan, an investigative journalist. Like most journalists, she sticks her nose in where it isn't wanted, but this is what makes her such a great journalist! While writing a piece about the death ...
Style: clever, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, prodigy, amateur detective, partners against crime, partners, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, illusion, journalist, police ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: england, europe
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The Wizard of Gore (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.
Style: slasher, bloody, psychological, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: magic, zombie, serial killer, supernatural, hypnosis, exploitation, torture, illusion, violent, mutilation, burned alive, magician ...
Time: 60s
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The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, unusual plot structure, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, art, friendship, magician, coming of age, magic, imagination, mentor, transformation, life philosophy, character study, theater ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, scotland, france, paris france, scottish highlands ...
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 7.6
 374K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: surprise ending, atmospheric, twist ending, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: magic, forbidden love, twists and turns, wizards and magicians, investigation, murder, love triangle, secrets, love, magician, death, duchess ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: vienna, austria, london, england, europe
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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, amnesia, obsession, farce, female protagonist, intrigue, on the run, disorder, amnesiac, yuppie, free spirit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california, atlantic city ...
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Brief Crossing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Desire for a subject that functions like a brief fling with no future as such, yet embellished by that very fact. Because something fleeting and futureless is not necessarrily pathetic or trivial. A brief crossing, perhaps an initiatory trip. ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, taboo sex, sex with a minor, sex, aging, ship, unlikely couple, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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 4.7
 2K
Devil Doll (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An evil hyponotist/ventriloquist plots to gain an heiress' millions.
Style: noir, suspense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ventriloquist, ventriloquist dummy, puppet, hypnosis, mind control, murder, supernatural, investigation, heiress, soul transference, killer doll, hypnotist ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england, berlin germany
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 5.9
 15K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, murder, halloween, monster, brutality, clown, runaway, violence, on the run, crimes, stalking, youth ...
Time: 80s, 5th century, 70s, 15th century, year 1975
Place: usa, texas
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The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This is the 15th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced from Caesars Palace by David Copperfield himself, who describes an escapology number which would be performed in this location as the last feat of the special and is inspired by an illusionist ...
Plot: reality, magician's assistant, escape artist, plan, magic, live performance, dancing, painting, challenge, magic show, radio, bat ...
Place: las vegas
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Two on a Guillotine (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The daughter of a dead magician who accidentally killed his wife, her mother, while performing a guillotine trick must spend the night in his house in order to collect her inheritance. Is the house haunted or is it all magic?
Style: suspense, slasher, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: skeleton, rabbit, mansion, inheritance, magic, prank, cemetery, weirdo, white rabbit, drunken woman, press agent, magic trick ...
Time: year 1965
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 12K
Magic (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: ventriloquist, mental illness, magic, split personality, rise and fall, evil doll, ventriloquist dummy, objects come to life, couple relations, puppet, doll, imaginary friend ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
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The Great Buck Howard (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: college dropout, career, life philosophy, character study, job seeking, happy ending, unlikely friendships, twists and turns, magic show, showbiz, power relations, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, boston, las vegas ...
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Death Defying Acts (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: cons and scams, supernatural ability, parents and children, love affair, dishonesty, magic, paranormal phenomena, juggling, clairvoyant, psychic, empire, world war one ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, montreal
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 7.6
 14K
Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, art house, biting, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: private detective, relationships, adultery, prostitution, romance, coming of age, hotel room, couples, female nudity, life philosophy, loneliness, identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, europe, montmartre paris
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