The Illusionist (2006)

7.61 / Rated by 11 people

110 min.
Plot  The film begins in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, in 1889, with the arrest of Eisenheim (Edward Norton) during what appears to be necromancy passed off as a magic show by a Chief Inspector Walter Uhl (Paul Giamatti) of the Vienna Police. Later, he recounts the story of Eisenheim's life for Crown Prince Leopold (Rufus Sewell).

Eisenheim was born the son of a peasant cabinetmaker in a rural village. As a teenager, Eisenheim (Aaron Johnson) meets a traveling magician who performs several tricks for him. Eisenheim becomes interested in magic tricks after this. He also falls in love with Sophie, the Duchess von Teschen (Eleanor Tomlinson), a noblewoman well above his social class. Although the two are forbidden to see each other, they meet secretly until at last they are caught and forcefully separated.

Eisenheim then leaves home and travels the world, perfecting his craft. He returns to Vienna years later as a master illusionist. He again meets the adult Sophie (Jessica Biel) a...



Edward Norton
Eisenheim the Illusionist
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Young Eisenheim
Paul Giamatti
Chief Inspector Walter Uhl
Jessica Biel
Duchess Sophie von Teschen
Eleanor Tomlinson
Young Sophie
Rufus Sewell
Crown Prince Leopold
Eddie Marsan
Josef Fischer


All Titles

The Illusionist
English Original Title

Release Dates




  diziplus rated The Illusionist (2006) with 7.5 stars / 26.04.2017

  Remiz rated The Illusionist (2006) with 6.0 stars / 01.04.2016

  rifai rated The Illusionist (2006) with 9.0 stars / 20.01.2016

  Gülsah rated The Illusionist (2006) with 7.5 stars / 14.01.2016

  Mehtap rated The Illusionist (2006) with 8.0 stars / 13.01.2016

  McBilek rated The Illusionist (2006) with 8.5 stars / 27.10.2014

  brktsc rated The Illusionist (2006) with 7.0 stars / 14.10.2014

  TonyMontana rated The Illusionist (2006) with 8.0 stars / 12.09.2014

  emre rated The Illusionist (2006) with 8.0 stars / 11.08.2014

  Bultan rated The Illusionist (2006) with 7.0 stars / 09.03.2014

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