The Prestige

The Prestige poster
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.

Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Priest (novel)
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
Year: 2006
MetaScore: 66/100
ImdbRating: 8.5
BoxOffice: $53,100,000
Released: 20 Oct 2006
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 38 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

The first part is called  The Pledge - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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The first part is called The Pledge
Do you have anything to say - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Do you have anything to say
Now you're looking for the secret - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Now you're looking for the secret
Both of us - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Both of us
The secret impresses no one - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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The secret impresses no one
Man's grasp exceeds his nerve - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Man's grasp exceeds his nerve
Are you watching closely - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Are you watching closely
But where's his brother - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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But where's his brother
Price is not an object - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Price is not an object
What do you mean - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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What do you mean
The man who disappears - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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The man who disappears
For nothing - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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For nothing
Never show anyone - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Never show anyone
I love you - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I love you
Take a minute to consider your achievement - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Take a minute to consider your...
Nothing is impossible - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Nothing is impossible
I can't live like this - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I can't live like this
You married her - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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You married her
We both had half of a full life - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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We both had half of a full life
I apologize for leaving without saying goodbye - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I apologize for leaving without saying...
Society tolerates only one change at a time - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Society tolerates only one change at a...
But not easy - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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But not easy
Every magic trick consists of three parts - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Every magic trick consists of three...
At the turn - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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At the turn
That's the price of a good trick - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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That's the price of a good trick
He's a wonderful magician - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He's a wonderful magician
Does he enjoy taking his bows under the stage - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Does he enjoy taking his bows under the...
He wants me to come work for you and steal your secrets - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He wants me to come work for you and...
They are all your hat - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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They are all your hat
How fast can you dig - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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How fast can you dig
Exact science - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Exact science
Obsession is a young man's game - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Obsession is a young man's game
You were Fallon - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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You were Fallon
You always were the better magician - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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You always were the better magician
We pulled him out - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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We pulled him out
He's predictable - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He's predictable
If you knew the world half as well as I do - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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If you knew the world half as well as I...
No more secrets - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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No more secrets
Your honor - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Your honor
He's perfect - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He's perfect
Did you think you were unique - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Did you think you were unique
The man stole my life - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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The man stole my life
500 gallons - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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500 gallons
My passion is equal to the task - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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My passion is equal to the task
I know what you really are - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I know what you really are
Where are the wires - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Where are the wires
You're not afraid to get your hands dirty anymore - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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You're not afraid to get your hands...
I never thought I'd find an answer at the bottom of a pint glass - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I never thought I'd find an answer at...
What I didn't count on was that - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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What I didn't count on was that
My wife for a few of his fingers - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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My wife for a few of his fingers
I thought you said I'd have to get my hands dirty - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I thought you said I'd have to get my...
It was the greatest magic trick I've ever seen - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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It was the greatest magic trick I've...
You're a magician - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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You're a magician
He lives his act - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He lives his act
Where do you think you're going - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Where do you think you're going
That I have fought with myself over that night - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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That I have fought with myself over that...
It won't bring your wife back - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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It won't bring your wife back
I haven't had a chance yet to compliment you on your beautiful theatre - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I haven't had a chance yet to compliment...
I thought they might work for the government - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I thought they might work for the...
Don't forget your hat - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Don't forget your hat
The Great Danton - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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The Great Danton
I came here to beg Lord Caldlow to destroy that machine - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I came here to beg Lord Caldlow to...
How did you get so famous then - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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How did you get so famous then
He's a sharp lad - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He's a sharp lad
I don't know - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I don't know
I'm afraid - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I'm afraid
We'll have to dress it up a little - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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We'll have to dress it up a little
Drop the knot again - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Drop the knot again
Where is he from - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Where is he from
You don't have a show - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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You don't have a show
I've hired a comedian - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I've hired a comedian
Ready to meet yourself - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Ready to meet yourself
What might that be - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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What might that be
Ladies and gentleman - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Ladies and gentleman
The Great Danton is a blind fool - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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The Great Danton is a blind fool
Where's the bloody key - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Where's the bloody key
It's too simple - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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It's too simple
Many of you may be familiar with this technique - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Many of you may be familiar with this...
What do you want from me - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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What do you want from me
He had a new trick today - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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He had a new trick today
I  have  fallen in love with him - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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I have fallen in love with him
Why would he trust me - screenshot from movie The Prestige
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Why would he trust me

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Robert Angier - Hugh Jackman
Alfred Borden - Christian Bale
Cutter - Michael Caine
Julia McCullough - Piper Perabo
Sarah - Rebecca Hall
Olivia Wenscombe - Scarlett Johansson
Tesla - David Bowie
Alley - Andy Serkis
Judge - Daniel Davis
Prosecutor - Jim Piddock
Captain - Mark Ryan
Owens - Roger Rees
Sullen Warder - Jamie Harris
Stagecoach Driver - Monty Stuart
Hotel Manager - Ron Perkins
Milton - Ricky Jay
Virgil - J. Paul Moore
Chung Ling Soo (as Chao-Li Chi) - Chao Li Chi
Policeman - Gregory Humphreys
Voice - John B. Crye
Elegant Lady (as Julie Sanford) - Julia Sanford
Ticket Hawker - Ezra Buzzington
Moderator - James Lancaster
Jess (Toddler) - Olivia Merg
Jess (Toddler) - Zoe Merg
Scalper - Johnny Liska
Man in Hotel - Russ Fega
Man in Hotel - Kevin Will
Ackerman - Edward Hibbert
Burly Stagehand - Christopher Judges
Blind Stagehand 1 - James Otis
Blind Stagehand 2 - Sam Menning
Blind Stagehand 3 - Brian Tahash
Carriage Driver - Scott Davis
Glamorous Assistant - Jodi Bianca Wise
Housekeeper - Nikki Glick
Workman 1 - Enn Reitel
Warder - Clive Kennedy
Leonard (as Robert Arbogast) - Robert W. Arbogast
Upscale London Boy - Rock Anthony
Theatre Patron - Cathy Beasley
Bar Maid - Basilina Butler
Guy at Bar - Marty Carroll
Theater Patron - Bud Joseph Hebert
Piano Player 1 - Tim Pilleri
Dancer - Wendy Rosoff
Stagehand - Gary Sievers
Handkerchief Lady - Inna Swann
Soprano Singer - Dawn Upshaw
Woman on Carriage Bus - Deanna Walsh
Man in theatre - Jesse Wilde