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The Magician

ComedyDrama19581h 41m
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#16635 Ranked Movie
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The Magician (1958)

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7.6/10
10,027 Votes
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Comedy Drama 19581h 41m

When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the leading townspeople (including the police chief and medical examiner) request that their troupe provide them a sample of their act, before allowing them public audiences. The scientific-minded disbelievers try to expose them as charlatans, but Vogler and his crew prove too clever for them.The Magician featuring Max von Sydow and Gunnar Björnstrand is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (10,027 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel and Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video, and Vudu).

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#16,635 Ranked Movie

#258 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#524 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#4486 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Magician has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (10,027 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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The Magician Overview

When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the leading townspeople (including the police chief and medical examiner) request that their troupe provide them a sample of their act, before allowing them public audiences. The scientific-minded disbelievers try to expose them as charlatans, but Vogler and his crew prove too clever for them.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 41m

Extra Information

Related Genres: ComedyDrama
Related Tags: Ghost
Country of origin: Sweden
Available to watch on: The Criterion ChannelKanopy
Original Release Date: Dec 26, 1958
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