PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Christian Bale's character is named Alfred. In the Batman films, Christian Bale's butler, played by Sir Michael Caine, is named Alfred.
Are you watching closely?
When Angier gives the first show of his last 100, he explains the risks of the underwater-unleashing trick. The camera switches between shots of him and Borden, and we see the crowd behind Borden (soundlessly) clapping although Angier is not done explaining.
Written and Performed by Ena Baga (as E. Baga)
Courtesy of DeWolfe Music
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