The Illusionist

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With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.

  1. Neil Burger

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Steven Millhauser


Top Billed Cast

  1. Edward Norton

    Edward Norton


  2. Jessica Biel

    Jessica Biel


  3. Paul Giamatti

    Paul Giamatti

    Inspector Uhl

  4. Rufus Sewell

    Rufus Sewell

    Crown Prince Leopold

  5. Eddie Marsan

    Eddie Marsan

    Josef Fischer (as Edward Marsan)

  6. Jake Wood

    Jake Wood


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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $86,915,017.00

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Release Information

  • August 18, 2006
    PG-13, Theatrical



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A review by GeekMasher

By GeekMasher

When I looked at this film for the first time I was unsure it would be any good... I was completely amazed by how this film was good. The actors all played there role very well. The film has a very good storyline and I was compelled to watch it. All in all a great movie, worth watching.

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