The Prestige

(2006)

Bale and Jackman will play rival magicians in turn-of-the-century London who battle each other for trade secrets. The title refers to the residue left after a magician's successful trick.

‘The Prestige’ Is Magic on DVD February 20

Movie PictureA spell is going to be cast on February 20 when The Prestige comes to DVD from Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

The Prestige was released October 20th, 2006.

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Buena Vista Home Entertainment Unveils Blu-ray Slate for 2007

Movie PictureBuena Vista Home Entertainment is pushing the Blu-ray envelope in 2007.

In a story from The Digital Bits, Buena Vista Home entertainment will also be bringing out Ladder 49 and Reign of Fire for release on February 13, and The Prestige will follow on February 20 and it will be a 50 GB release.

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‘The Prestige’ Pulls Out a First Place Win at the Box Office

Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale debuted in first for the weekend with their magic period drama, The Prestige with $14.8 million, however it lost some pace on Saturday to The Departed, according to Box Office Mojo. The two play rival magicians trying to find the one trick to top the other. Michael Caine and Scarlett Johansson also star.

The Departed stayed strong at the number two spot with $13.6 million; after three weeks, the Boston-based crime drama starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, and Matt Damon has made $77.1 million.

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Michael Caine Talks ‘The Prestige’

The Prestige is a twisting turning tale of urgent mystery, as two Victorian-era magicians spark a powerful rivalry that builds into an escalating battle of tricks and an unquenchable thirst to uncover the other's trade secrets. As these two remarkable men pit daring against desire, showmanship against science and ambition against friendship, the results are dangerous, deadly and definitely deceptive.

Something you get to do in this that I think has got to be one of the more difficult acting challenges and you do it very well is voice over, its being the "off camera".

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Jonathan Nolan On Writing ‘The Prestige’

The Prestige is a twisting turning tale of urgent mystery, as two Victorian-era magicians spark a powerful rivalry that builds into an escalating battle of tricks and an unquenchable thirst to uncover the other's trade secrets. As these two remarkable men pit daring against desire, showmanship against science and ambition against friendship, the results are dangerous, deadly and definitely deceptive.

Are you the first one to come across the priest novel, your impressions of the Priest novel and how much work did it take to I guess re-shape into your vision?

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Christian Bale Gets Magical in ‘The Prestige’

The Prestige is a movie woven out of the stuff of illusions and co-stars Hugh Jackman. In this twisting, turning tale of urgent mystery, two Victorian-era magicians (Bale and Jackman) spark a powerful rivalry that builds into an escalating battle of tricks and an unquenchable thirst to uncover the other's trade secrets. As these two remarkable men pit daring against desire, showmanship against science and ambition against friendship, the results are dangerous, deadly and definitely deceptive.

Did you come away from this movie as an accomplished magician?

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Sleight of Hand With ‘The Prestige's’ Hugh Jackman

The Prestige is a twisting, turning tale of urgent mystery. Two Victorian-era magicians (Jackman and Christian Bale) spark a powerful rivalry that builds into an escalating battle of tricks and an unquenchable thirst to uncover the other's trade secrets. As these two remarkable men pit daring against desire, showmanship against science and ambition against friendship, the results are dangerous, deadly and definitely deceptive.

Were you interested in magicians prior to doing this movie?

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Director Christopher Nolan Plays A Trick With ‘The Prestige’

Chris Nolan has achieved a lot for only directing six movies. His third film basically revolutionized the way a story could be told on film (Memento). His fifth film reinvigorated the Batman franchise (Batman Begins), and his newest film, The Prestige, seems poised to be one of the best films of the year.

Nolan's newest film is a twisting, turning tale of urgent mystery. Two Victorian-era magicians (Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman) spark a powerful rivalry that builds into an escalating battle of tricks and an unquenchable thirst to uncover the other's trade secrets. As these two remarkable men pit daring against desire, showmanship against science and ambition against friendship, the results are dangerous, deadly and definitely deceptive.

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