ALTERNATIVE: Magician Movies Rankedby austincathcart | created - 22 Mar 2017 | updated - 25 Dec 2017 | Public
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1. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | 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.
Votes: 1,113,242 | Gross: $53.09M
2. The Illusionist (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
Votes: 343,993 | Gross: $39.87M
3. The Illusionist (2010)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.
Votes: 32,493 | Gross: $2.23M
4. 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: 570,207 | Gross: $117.72M
5. 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: 229,777 | Gross: $65.08M
6. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical magician conman search for the missing component to a magic spell to be used in the defense of Britain in World War II.
Votes: 32,289 | Gross: $18.53M
7. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Votes: 16,221 | Gross: $10.76M
8. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers.
Votes: 195,013 | Gross: $234.91M
9. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
Votes: 360,531 | Gross: $2.08M
10. The Geisha Boy (1958)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy
Gilbert Wooley is a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy.
11. The Wizard of Gore (1970)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.
12. The Wizard of Gore (2007)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery
Montag the Magnificent (Glover) is a master illusionist who performs at underground venues, selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's ... See full summary »
13. Death Defying Acts (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History, Romance
On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
Votes: 9,452 | Gross: $0.00M
14. 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: 588 | Gross: $0.14M
17. The Great Magician (2011)
Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
In the years after the Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty in China and established the republic, China broken up into fiefdoms held by warlords, who are busy fighting each other. A ... See full summary »
20. The Mad Magician (1954)
Not Rated | 72 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Don Gallico is a master at designing magical illusions which are sold by his employer, Mr. Ormond, to famous magicians such as Rinaldi. He is also a master of disguise and realistic mask ... See full summary »
22. The Magician (1958)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A traveling magician and his assistants are persecuted by authorities in Sweden of the 19th century. Their captures, however, didn't bring victory to those in power.
23. The Magician (2006)
122 min | Comedy, Drama
Failed magician Iskender decides to do a tour to save his career, but has to bring his grumpy and senile father along. The tour is quite unexpectedly interrupted when a bride actually disappears from the stage.
24. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 69,029 | Gross: $22.53M
25. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Votes: 11,245 | Gross: $0.27M
26. Scoop (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
Votes: 77,871 | Gross: $10.53M
27. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
In 1931 Paris, an orphan living in the walls of a train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 292,722 | Gross: $73.86M
28. Lord of Illusions (1995)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult, who are waiting for the resurrection of their leader Nix. 13 years ago, Nix was... See full summary »
Votes: 13,908 | Gross: $13.29M
29. The Magician (2015)
122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
During the joseon dynasty in Korea, the princess travels to the Qing to have a beneficial marriage. On her journey to the Qing, she meets and falls in love with a magician.
30. The Magician (I) (1926)
Passed | 83 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A magician/alchemist, seeking to create life, finds that he needs the "blood of a virgin" to continue his experiments. He sends out his dwarf assistant to pick out the right girl.
31. Chandu the Magician (1932)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.
32. 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: 5,317 | Gross: $14.04M
33. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 61,180 | Gross: $10.51M
34. Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of ... See full summary »
36. Terror Train (1980)
R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller
Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year's Eve party aboard a moving train.
38. Max Magician and the Legend of the Rings (2002 Video)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Max Magician and the LEGEND of the RINGS is a magical tale about young Max, a shy, bullied boy. His life is forever changed when he receives an ancient magical book that opens a mystical ... See full summary »
39. Magic Man (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do the dark windows into Tatiana's past.
43. Sleight (2016)
R | 89 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents' passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in... See full summary »
Votes: 7,435 | Gross: $3.85M
44. Mandrake, the Magician (1939)
Approved | 215 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Mandrake and his assistant Lothar are working the cruise lines and make the acquaintance of Professor Houston who has developed a radium energy machine, which is much coveted by a masked Crime Lord known as "The Wasp".
46. Meet the Head of Juan Pérez (2008)
83 min | Comedy