PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder.
This film features two third-collaborations for Steve Carell, specifically Jim Carrey (the first two collaborations being Bruce Almighty (2003) and Horton Hears a Who! (2008)) and Alan Arkin (the first two collaborations being Little Little Miss Sunshine (2006) and Get Smart (2008)).
This is what they call magic these days? This is some kind of terrible shit!
During the rehearsal scene in the retirement home, Burt and Rance compete by staring at each other as they roll a coin across their knuckles. Rance is using his left hand, until Burt drops his coin and loses. Rance rolls the coin to his thumb and raises his left hand with the coin in victory but in the very next shot, the coin is in his right hand as the seniors applaud.
$10,177,257 (USA) (17 March 2013)
$22,525,921 (USA) (5 May 2013)
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