Runtime: 128 mins
User Rating: 8.1
Genre: Drama Fantasy Thriller
Tagline: A Friendship, That Became a Rivalry...A Rivalry, That Became a Battle.
Director(s): Christopher Nolan
Writer(s): Jonathan Nolan Christopher Nolan Christopher Priest
Producer(s): Christopher Ball Valerie Dean Jordan Goldberg Christopher Nolan Aaron Ryder Charles J.D. Schlissel Emma Thomas William Tyrer
Plot Outline: Rival magicians in turn-of-the-century London battle each other for trade secrets. The rivalry is so intense that it turns them into murderers. The title refers to the product of a successful trick.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. From the time that they first met as young magicians on the rise, Robert Angier and Alfred Borden were competitors. However, their friendly competition evolves into a bitter rivalry making them fierce enemies-for-life and consequently jeopardizing the lives of everyone around them. Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London.