PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.
This is one of two Christopher Nolan films in which a character has a two-headed coin. The other one was The Dark Knight, in which Harvey Dent a.k.a. Two-Face used one to decide his fate or the fate of his victims.
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The spider web shaped cracks that appear in the glass boxes when characters attempt to smash them indicate they are made of laminated safety glass, a material held intact by a thin layer of flexible vinyl sandwiched between two sheets of glass. Laminated safety glass was discovered by accident in 1903 and patented in 1909, well after the time line of the movie.
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