The Prestige (2006)

PG-13   |    |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi


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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.


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  • Christian Bale and Christopher Nolan in The Prestige (2006)
  • Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman in The Prestige (2006)
  • Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman in The Prestige (2006)
  • Hugh Jackman in The Prestige (2006)
  • David Bowie in The Prestige (2006)
  • Jonathan Nolan in The Prestige (2006)

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Trivia

Sam Mendes wanted to do the film as his followup to American Beauty (1999), which had just been nominated for seven Academy Awards. Another offer came from Newmarket Films (U.S.) on behalf of Christopher Nolan, of whom Christopher Priest had never heard. Priest was prepared to close the deal with ... ...


Quotes

Alfred Borden: Are you watching closely?


Goofs

When Borden writes a note to leave for Angier by the cemetery, he clearly makes a period to indicate that he is done writing. Later when Angier reads the note it only says "Tesla", without a period.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

20 October 2006

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,801,808 (USA) (22 October 2006)

Gross:

$53,089,891 (USA) (8 February 2007)

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