Synopses & Reviews
Award-winning actors Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Scarlett Johansson star in The Prestige, the twisting, turning story that, like all great magic tricks, stays with you. Two young, passionate magicians, Robert Angier (Jackman), a charismatic showman, and Alfred Borden (Bale), a gifted illusionist, are friends and partners until one fateful night when their biggest trick goes terribly wrong. Now the bitterest of enemies, they will stop at nothing to learn each other's secrets. As their rivalry escalates into a total obsession full of deceit and sabotage, they risk everything to become the greatest magician of all time. But nothing is as it seems, so watch closely. And be prepared to watch it again and again.
"Jackman and Bale give standout performances as rivals whose mutual obsession destroys all sense of perspective and ruins lives." Richard Roeper
"There are nifty tricks galore up the sumptuous sleeve of this offbeat and wildly entertaining thriller." Rolling Stone
"Take the movie's first words to heart: watch closely. You'll be well rewarded." Newsweek
"The Prestige is wonderfully engrossing, darkly mysterious and entertaining from start to finish." USA Today
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