Why to Watch - The Prestige

Christopher Nolan has a long list of extremely good movies but for some reason The Prestige doesn’t get nearly as much attention and praise as it deserves. In all seriousness this movie could easily become one of your favorites of all time, so turn down the lights, get a snack and watch this movie right now. Yes this is a threat.



The Prestige Drama, Mystery, Thriller | October 20, 2006 (United States) 8.5
Director: Christopher NolanWriter: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher PriestStars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett JohanssonSummary: 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. —Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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