Hit and miss comedy, pulls at the right parts and wrong parts of humor

By phrixion
Written August 02, 2015
With an excellent cast, I went in with high expectations and left with a mixed bag of sentiments. Overall, the movie is OK, not the best but not the worst. The story setting and characters pull upon every segment of magicians and show business by executing parodies of some of the most popular magic acts of our times. From Siegfried and Roy, David Copperfield, Cris Angel, and David Blain. However where it misses for me, though I admit I found some moments funny, is the bit of awkwardness, jokes that came off a bit more tasteless than funny, and the absurd moments were more disturbing than absurd, though some moments do have their moments. The story's plot carries the movie and the plot twists are good as the character conflicts quickly wrap the story up in a redeemable manner.
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Grody, Tacky and Humorless

By mrsannacampbell
Written January 31, 2015
This movie was distasteful and hard to watch. A lot of gruesome tricks that aren't related to magic in any way. Just bad. I want my money back.
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Wait for the dvd!

By PRIMO1023
Written September 05, 2015
I fell asleep during this movie.The funniest parts of the movie were the trailers.I expected this movie to be so much funnier,and maybe it is if your high but I wasn't.There was four people in the theater including me and my girl.Save your money!
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By trigger1001
Written August 30, 2015
The movie was a disappointment to me and my wife. With the available talent in the cast I was suprised it turned out the way it did. Jim Carrey was good as Steve Gray, Steve Carell... just not believable playing a very self centered magician. Steve Buscemi was ok too. The movie seemed to lag on a bit. Typical story line easily figured out early on in the movie. There were many ways they could have gone with the characters on the story line to make it more convincing and entertaining to the viewer........
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By Witqueen
Written September 03, 2015
Definitely giggle worthy, there could have been a little more meat in the plot, but compared to other movies out there, this was a good date night. Steve Carrell never fails to entertain, and Jim Carey does a great piss take on a Criss Angel type street magician. Don't expect too much and just enjoy the show.
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