Illusionist, The (2006)

Lists: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Magic, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 1500 (Rank from 2006: # 27)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 60%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Darren of Movie Reviews 10186(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80(full review)
David Baruffi80
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik50

People Involved

  • Edward Norton (Eisenheim)
  • Jessica Biel (Sophie)
  • Paul Giamatti (Inspector Uhl)
  • Rufus Sewell (Crown Prince Leopold)
  • Eddie Marsan (Josef Fischer (as Edward Marsan))
  • Jake Wood (Jurka)
  • Aaron Johnson (Young Eisenheim)
  • Eleanor Tomlinson (Young Sophie)
  • Karl Johnson (Doctor / Old Man)
  • Vincent Franklin (Loschek)
  • Nicholas Blane (Herr Doebler)
  • Philip McGough (Dr. Hofzinser)
  • Erich Redman (Count Rainer)
  • Michael Carter (Von Thurnburg)
  • Neil Burger (Director)