Now You See Me Synopsis
NOW YOU SEE ME pits an elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against "The Four Horsemen", a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists.
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RogerEbert.com

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Much of what makes Now You See Me so entertaining — in a gaudy, disposable, Vegas act sort of way — is its ever-escalating ridiculousness.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It's a little along the same lines as "Ocean's 11" in what it achieves and, like that film, there's plenty of Oscar power among the actors...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
At times, Now You See Me suggests Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige" made with a throwaway wink.
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72

Film.com

By William Goss
The film itself is sly and smug in kind, fleetingly enjoyable for all of its old-school showmanship and high-tech hokiness.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There's a great movie out now about magicians, sleight-of-hand maestros, illusionists, card and coin tricksters. Now You See Me is not that...
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50

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
The editing of the action sequences is an insult to the idea of narrative clarity.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A superficially diverting but substance-free concoction, a would-be thriller as evanescent as a magic trick and one that develops no...
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
For all its showmanship, Now You See Me has a lot less up its sleeve than it lets on.
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
It's mostly smoke and mirrors. After Freeman's snooze became a YouTube fixture, the actor jokingly dismissed the nap, saying he was using...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
This is a slick con, all flash and no substance. Now You See Me seems awfully sure of itself, with self-important, intrusive music,...
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AMAZING - A MUST SEE!

By Apottzy
Do NOT listen to any of the critic reviews. I never do and hardly ever agree with them. Now You See Me is an action-packed one-of-a-kind thrill ride that left me amazed. I hardly ever write reviews (I...

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By MedRed
Now You See Me is a fresh spin on a heist movie. Likeable characters, creative tricks, good acting, and a touch of action make for a smart and fun show. The one sore spot in this movie is the...

Now You See Me

By pindert
Entertaining. Nice twists and turns, some surprises. We never got bored, and didn't find much that was painfully obvious and predictable. We don't over-analyze plot points and evaluate how...

It WAS Entertaining

By Groffia
I can only imagine what the movie would've been like had they used the whole script. I remember when I was a tad younger and I would go to the movies and get drunk. My experience watching this...

Just like Magic - you don't have to have meaningful depth for a movie to be good! Bad Critics!

By ccrios
It was a great movie with a great cast! No it won't win an Academy Award and believe me, I like my sub-titled foreign films like the best of the movie-watchers but a movie like this is fun,...

Now You See Me

By Free_fall91
Absolutly fantastic movie. Made me believe in magic again. The entire cast was excellent. Such an entertaining film. Plan to see it again soon. Not one minute of my time was wasted. Was so...

NOW YOU SEE ME IS GREAT

By pianogirl1963
The movie was exciting and kept you thinking. Then the twist at the end that no one expected !!! Jessie Eisenberg was great and you gotta love Woody Harelson...

Very Good - Keeps you Guessing

By twnolen
Somewhat in the theme of a mystery movie, "Now You See Me" spins you through a series of good magic with a mix of humor, all while you're trying to find the answers....

Not as good as I expected!!!

By ewells187
The movie was decent. There was nothing extraordanary about it. I recommend waiting for dvd. It was not good enough to watch twice. There was a very strange twist at the end. It did not help the...

BEST movie I've seen in decades - GO SEE THIS MOVIE!!

By Delia Coleridge
The script is genius. Original and you never see what's coming next. Not a dull second. My family and I are going again. Love all the actors. Director is first rate....

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Rated PG-13 | For Language, some action and sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Teen-appealing heist movie has a few intense fight scenes.
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