Now You See Me Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Now You See Me

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    M: Mature themes, coarse language and sexual references.

  • The pitch:

    Now you don't.

  • Starring:

    Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Mark Ruffalo, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Michael Kelly, Common, David Warshofsky

  • Directed by:

    Louis Leterrrier

  • Running time:

    115 minutes

  • Rated:

    M (Australia), 12A (UK), PG-13 (USA)


    Stolen wallet, bank-robbing, stolen money. People are punched, kicked, wrestled, bound, gagged, threatened, chained up, pursued, tackled, pelted with objects. Dangerous driving, car chase, vehicle rollover, burning car with occupant inside. A woman appears to be eaten by piranhas and drown. Handguns drawn, doors kicked in, broken objects, yelling. Explosions. Drowning death, Ancient Egyptian theft and slavery mentioned. Blood/gore: A tank appears to fill and overflow with blood. Bloody cuts on face, scratch on forehead. Corpse.


    Foreplay, flirting, kissing. Sexual banter and innuendo. A woman learns her husband has been cheating on her with her best friend. Women in underwear, cleavage, skimpy performance outfits. Breasts seen in painting.


    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, cocktails). Painkillers consumed.


    F-word, s-words, a-words, d*ck. Name-calling. Obscene finger gesture. Religious references and exclamations. Gender, sexual, cultural stereotyping.


    Magic, illusion, scams, heists, hustling, con artists, crime, logic, Interpol, philanthropy, betrayal, trust.


    Magic tricks performed and revealed (card tricks, hypnosis, mind-reading, spoon-bending, chained and submerged in tank, teleportation, flash paper, voodoo doll, vanishing, illusion). Planes, helicopter, rabbit, toilet, smashed mirror, tarot cards. Sky-high aerials. Bright lighting.


    Great cast, snippy editing, punchy dialogue, high energy, good fun.


    Weak script, plot holes, one-dimensional characters, unsatisfactory premise, struggles in the third act.

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