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Now You See Me

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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An elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against The Four Horsemen, a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists. The Four Horsemen pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.
Statement of Responsibility: Summit Entertainment presents a K/O Paper Products production ; directed by Louis Leterrier ; screenplay by Ed Solomon and Boaz Yakin & Edward Ricourt ; story by Boaz Yakin & Edward Ricourt ; produced by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Bobby Cohen ; executive producers, Boaz Yakin, Michael Schaefer, Stan Wlodkowski ; a Louis Leterrier film
Title: Now you see me
[videorecording]
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Summit Entertainment, 2013
Country of Producing Entity: United States France
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, surround
laser optical, NTSC
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Extras: Audio commentary with producer Bobby Cohen and director Louis Leterrier; Now You See Me revealed (featurette); Theatrical trailer; Teaser trailer
Credits: Directors of photography, Larry Fong, Mitchell Amundsen ; production designer, Peter Wenham ; editors, Robert Leighton, Vincent Tabaillon ; costume designer, Jenny Eagan ; music by Brian Tyler.
Performers: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Mélanie Laurent, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Common, Michael Kelly, José Garcia, David Warshofsky.
Summary: An elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against The Four Horsemen, a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists. The Four Horsemen pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.
Audience: MPAA rating PG-13 for language, some action and sexual content
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1), 5.1 Dolby digital
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Dolby digital
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Dolby digital
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Dolby digital
DVD
Other Language: English or Spanish dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Magicians Drama Bank robberies Drama Theft Drama Magos Teatro. bidex Robos bancarios Teatro. bidex
Genre/Form: Feature films
Crime films
Action and adventure films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Topical Term: Magicians
Bank robberies
Theft
Magos
Robos bancarios
Publisher No: 66128942
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE N
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Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo


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Jul 22, 2014
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Watchable. The plot is unbelievable.

Jul 03, 2014
  • rferster rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Loved this movie and if you like 'magic' or illusions you will too, is awesome!! can't understand all the negative comments here, but I recommend this movie n have seen it twice myself... 9/10

Jun 29, 2014
  • modestgoddess rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This was engaging at times, but I'd agree with those who say "don't waste your time" and that the chase scenes go on too long....waaaay too long. Lots of unbelievable hype and illusions, completely incredible "solution" towards the end. And what was that bit at the very end, after/during the credits, when the illusionists are driving through the desert and come to a ghost carnival (or something)....was that supposed to be setting us up for a sequel? Mostly unsatisfactorily mystifying. I expect more from Mark Ruffalo. Sigh.

Jun 18, 2014
  • typenamehere rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Entertaining but kind of insults the viewer's intelligence. Especially after the plot twist.

Jun 14, 2014
  • rslade rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Cute tricks and twists. The logic of the plot is sometimes strained.

May 08, 2014
  • LibraryUser53 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I'll be upfront. There are a few problems. The plot for example. Difficult to follow. And at times unrealistic, mostly that is due to the part played by Woody Harrelson. Add to that too much time devoted to chase scenes, leaving not enough for needed character development. It's hard to say about the quality of the acting. The actors seem to be simply providing a presence, an instantiation of the role the screenwriter wants to exist. That's about it. Otherwise, there isn't much opportunity in the movie for the actors to display much in the way of acting talents. That said, it's still a fun movie about magic. A movie to just sit back and mindlessly enjoy, while munching on some popcorn. Reservedly recommended.

Now that is true fantasy: an elite FBI squad - - - their elitism must come from their money laundering backgrounds, like its latest director?

Apr 28, 2014
  • duane767 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Felt like it was trying to be "The Usual Suspects" of the magic genre.

Apr 27, 2014
  • scrubble4 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

My husband and I thought it was great fun. A few of the chase scenes were a bit overdone. The little twists in the plot, like magic were fun. We thoroughly enjoyed it. It was after all meant as entertainment, light, fun and enjoyable.

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Nov 19, 2013
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Dec 26, 2013
  • csmo rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A heist movie with a magical twist and one of the better heist movies ever made

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