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1. Now You See Me (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.
Votes: 643,582 | Gross: $117.72M
2. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured and murderous musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.
Votes: 121,788 | Gross: $51.27M
3. Now You See Me 2 (2016)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.
Votes: 280,303 | Gross: $65.08M
5. Cube (1997)
R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Six complete strangers with widely varying personalities are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.
Votes: 227,217 | Gross: $0.50M
6. Escape Plan (2013)
R | 115 min | Action, Thriller
When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.
Votes: 240,201 | Gross: $25.13M
7. The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
PG-13 | 93 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.
Votes: 45,229 | Gross: $11.28M
8. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 107,535 | Gross: $18.59M
9. Houdini (2014)
TV-14 | 174 min | Biography, Drama
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.
10. FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
In 1917, two children take a photograph, which is soon believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies.
Votes: 5,962 | Gross: $14.04M
11. The Escape Artist (1982)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Teenager Danny Masters, the son of the late Harry Masters, considered the second best escape artist in history, wants to follow in his father's footsteps, he already a skilled but untested ... See full summary »
Votes: 807 | Gross: $0.14M
12. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003 Video)
PG | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime
The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree.
15. Death Defying Acts (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History, Romance
On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini (Guy Pearce) enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con him.
Votes: 10,137 | Gross: $0.00M
16. Stunt Rock (1978)
PG | 91 min | Action, Drama, Music
While working on a TV show in Los Angeles, famed Australian stuntman Grant Page helps an up-and-coming fantasy-themed rock band develop special effects and dangerous stunts for their act.
17. The Prey (2011)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was caught he managed to hide the money but now it's not just the police who are looking for ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,522 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Houdini (1953)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama
From his beginnings as a "wildman" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, the great Harry Houdini emerged as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist.
19. The Night Visitor (1971)
GP | 106 min | Crime, Thriller, Horror
In a Scandinavian insane asylum, murderer Salem sneaks out at night to exact his revenge on those who he deems responsible for his predicament.
20. The Great Houdini (1976 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.
21. Oxygen (1999)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two guys kidnap the wife of a rich man and bury her in a box with 24 hours of oxygen. Tough NYPD Detective Maddy and others get the case. Will they get to her in time?
23. Who Done It? (1956)
85 min | Comedy, Crime
This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate... See full summary »
24. The Eiffel Tower Mystery (2015 TV Movie)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The daughter of one of the architects who built the Eiffel Tower gets framed for a murder that has taken place there, so she and her girlfriend embark on a quest across Paris to solve the mystery.
25. Hedd Wyn (1992)
Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Romance, War
A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the chair of the National Eisteddfod, a tradition dating back a ... See full summary »
27. Innocence Unprotected (1968)
75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Documentary about the famous Serbian athlete and movie enthusiast who made a feature film during the Nazi occupation of Belgrade and had some problems after the liberation because of that.
28. Miracles for Sale (1939)
Not Rated | 71 min | Crime, Mystery
Retired performer Mike Morgan sells original illusions to fellow magicians, and although he believes in the supernatural, likes to expose sham psychics. This involves him in some mysterious murders.
29. Temple Run (2011 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Temple Run is a video game franchise of 3D endless running video game developed and published by Imangi Studios.
31. Red Hot Chili Peppers: Soul to Squeeze (1993 Music Video)
5 min | Music
Red Hot Chili Peppers performs in the music video "Soul to Squeeze" from the original motion picture soundtrack for the film Coneheads (1993) recorded for Warner Brothers Records. The music... See full summary »
32. David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (1994 TV Special)
130 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
This is a TV special/documentary in which David Copperfield is interviewed in his Magic Warehouse by his girlfriend, the German supermodel Claudia Schiffer, about his career as an ... See full summary »
33. The Grim Game (1919)
71 min | Adventure, Drama
Jailed unjustly for a murder he did not commit, a young man uses his amazing powers of escape to free himself and pursue the actual killers, who hold his fiancée captive.
34. Escape (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist's experiment could lead to the first man-made, functioning, living organism. An elite escape artist-private investigator is working to stop him.
35. Good Noose (1962)
6 min | Family, Animation, Short
Daffy Duck is a stow-away on a ship commanded by a portly, Captain Bligh-like figure, who orders his First Mate, a parrot named Mr. Tristan, to locate any stowaways aboard his ship and to ... See full summary »
36. The Great Kandinsky (1995 TV Movie)
82 min | Comedy
The once-reknowned escape-artist and magician, Kandinsky, is now reduced to confounding the staff and inmates of his retirement home. His one regret in life is never mastering an underwater... See full summary »
37. The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (1989 TV Special)
49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
David Copperfield performs illusions; at the end, he must escape from a hotel that is about to be demolished.
38. The Magic of David Copperfield II (1979 TV Special)
50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This is the second CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Bill Bixby, but is still titled "THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD", without the number "II" with which is better known. ... See full summary »
40. The Phantom of Paris (1931)
Passed | 74 min | Drama, Thriller
Cheri-Bibi is an escape artist wrongly imprisoned for murdering the wealthy father of his admirer Cecile. The real murderer is Cecile's fiancé, so how will Bibi escape his death sentence and win back Cecile?
41. When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong (2016 TV Movie)
229 min | Documentary
A compilation of illusions that went disastrously wrong, including a number of near fatal cases. Also featuring a discussion of some of magic's most dangerous acts and mishaps featuring world famous magicians.
43. The Magic of David Copperfield 10: The Bermuda Triangle (1988 TV Special)
49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This is the 10th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Lisa Hartman and then presented by David Copperfield himself, from a huge triangular platform floating on the Atlantic ... See full summary »
44. Houdini (1996)
G | 61 min | Documentary, Biography
The film takes a look back at the life of the great Houdini, escape-artist and magician extraordinaire. It also looks into his trying to debunk spiritualists and his silent movie career. It... See full summary »
45. The Misadventures of Sweet Gwen (1999 Video)
35 min | Short, Adventure
Agent U-89 is once again attempted to teach her beautiful but hapless friend Gwen how to escape from bondage, but the buxom blonde can't wriggle free no matter how hard she tries. When ... See full summary »
46. Barney's Hungry Cousin (1953)
7 min | Comedy, Animation, Family
Barney Bear heads to a national park for a vacation while another bear, native to the park, notices Barney's picnic lunch and makes various attempts to steal Barney's food while Barney ... See full summary »
47. Jenaveve vs. Miko: Bondage Rivalry (2010 Video)
55 min | Adventure
Two beautiful young women receive a mysterious message ordering them to report to a old dark house. Once inside they are overcome by sleeping gas and forced to compete in a bondage ... See full summary »
49. The Magic of David Copperfield VI: Floating Over the Grand Canyon (1984 TV Special)
50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This is the 6th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ricardo Montalban. It is officially titled "THE MAGIC OF David Copperfield VI" but is better known as "The Magic of David ... See full summary »
50. Secret Lady & the Bondage Brides: Part Two (2000 Video)
72 min | Adventure
Having captured Holly, Secret Lady, the Maid and the Unknown Heroine, vengeful Emma leaves them bound, gagged and helpless while she negotiates with unscrupulous men who desire buxom, if unwilling, brides.