Movies about Illusionists

List of the best movies about Illusionists according to visitors: Now You See Me 2, Houdini, Now You See Me, Oz the Great and Powerful, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Red Lights, Is Anybody There?, Magicians, The Prestige, The Illusionist
GenreThriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CastMark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson
DirectorLouis Leterrier
Charismatic magician Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg) leads a team of talented illusionists called the Four Horsemen. Atlas and his comrades mesmerize audiences with a pair of amazing magic shows that drain the bank accounts of the corrupt and funnel the money to audience members. A federal agent (Mark Ruffalo) and an Interpol detective (Mélanie Laurent) intend to rein in the Horsemen before their next caper, and they turn to Thaddeus (Morgan Freeman), a famous debunker, for help.
GenreAction, Thriller, Comedy, crime, detective, adventure
CountryUSA, France
CastLizzy Caplan, Michael Caine, Daniel Radcliffe
DirectorJon Chu
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... Sequel to the 2013 hit "Now You See Me". Open in wide release on June 10, 2016.
GenreThriller, Drama, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
CastEdward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel
DirectorNeil Burger
A master magician named Eisenheim (Edward Norton) vies with Crown Prince Leopold (Rufus Sewell) of Vienna for the hand of noblewoman Sophie (Jessica Biel), the girl he once loved. He brings his considerable powers to bear on the prince, as she is about to be named royal fiancee. However, a police inspector named Uhl (Paul Giamatti) tries to warn Eisenheim that he is playing a very dangerous game.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective, Sci-fi
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastHugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine
DirectorChristopher Nolan
An illusion gone horribly wrong pits two 19th-century magicians, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman), against each other in a bitter battle for supremacy. Terrible consequences loom when the pair escalate their feud, each seeking not just to outwit -- but to destroy -- the other man.
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastRobert Webb, David Mitchell, Sarah Hadland
DirectorAndrew O'Connor
A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastMichael Caine, Bill Milner, David Morrissey
DirectorJohn Crowley
A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
GenreThriller, Drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
CastCillian Murphy, Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver
DirectorRodrigo Cortés
Centers on a psychologist, and her assistant, whose study of paranormal activity leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic.
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CastSteve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde
DirectorDon Scardino
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.
Genrefantasy, adventure, Comedy, family
CastJames Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis
DirectorSam Raimi
When shady circus magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) is hurled away from Kansas into the wonderful land of Oz, he thinks that fame and fortune are his for the taking. However, three witches -- Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams) -- remain unconvinced that Oscar is the great wizard that the inhabitants of Oz need and expect. Reluctantly drawn into Oz's epic problems, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it's too late.
GenreDrama, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
CastAdrien Brody, Kristen Connolly, Evan Jones
DirectorUli Edel
Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.