The Prestige Image

Generally favorable reviews - based on 36 Critics

User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 523 Ratings

Summary: In the end of the Nineteenth Century, in London, Robert Angier, his beloved wife Julia McCullough and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences.
Runtime: 130 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for violence and disturbing images.
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Countries: USA, UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 20, 2007
Director Credit
Christopher Nolan Director
Writer Credit
Christopher Nolan Screenplay
Christopher Priest Novel
Jonathan Nolan Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Christian Bale Alfred Borden
Hugh Jackman Robert Angier
Scarlett Johansson Olivia Wenscombe
Cast Credit
Andy Serkis Alley
Christopher Neame Defender
Daniel Davis Judge
David Bowie Tesla
Jamie Harris Sullen Warder
Jim Piddock Prosecutor
Mark Ryan Captain
Michael Caine Cutter
Piper Perabo Julia McCullough
Rebecca Hall Sarah
Roger Rees Owens
Samantha Mahurin Jess
Producer Credit
Aaron Ryder Producer
Charles J.D. Schlissel Executive Producer
Christopher Ball Executive Producer
Christopher Nolan Producer
Emma Thomas Producer
Jordan Goldberg Associate Producer
Valerie Dean Executive Producer
William Tyrer Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: