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The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13
110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
Director
Writers
Neil Burger (screenplay) | Steven Millhauser (short story "Eisenheim the Illusionist")
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Budget
$ 16,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 927,956
Gross (USA)
$ 39,868,642
Gross (World)
$ 87,892,388
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Release date
Sep 1, 2006 (United States)

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Edward Norton
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Eleanor Tomlinson
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Nicholas Blane
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7.6 / 10 | 329,369 votes