The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
March 15, 2013
Rated PG-13 for sexual content, dangerous stunts, a drug-related incident and language
Superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) and Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) have ruled the Las Vegas strip for years, raking in millions with illusions as big as Burt's growing ego. But lately the duo's greatest deception is their public friendship, while secretly they've grown to loathe each other. Facing cutthroat competition from guerilla street magician Steve Gray (Jim Carrey), whose cult following surges with each outrageous stunt, even their show looks stale. But there's still...
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Christopher Nolan's The Prestige
has gotten a modern makeover. Hugh Jackman has been replaced by Steve Carell, and Christian Bale by Jim Carrey. Turn-of-the-century England has been transformed into 21st century Las Vegas, and the drama has been replaced with slapstick comedy. It's The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
, and while the movie isn't incredible, it manages to pull a few laughs out of the hat. Full movie review »