Magicians
Magicians (2007)

The team behind the cult Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show makes the leap to features with this comedy concerning a pair of feuding magicians. When their long-running double act ends in disaster, the pair employs every power at their disposal to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 18, 2007
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leslie Felperin
Variety

Perky turns from supporting thesps can't compensate for the sense that this plays like an attenuated TV episode.

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Caroline Westbrook
BBC.com

t's a perfectly agreeable way to while away an hour and a half -- but don't expect to remember much about it in the morning.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

While it's endearing and occasionally inspired, it's just not funny enough.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Something of a disappointment, due to a poorly conceived script and an underdeveloped plot.

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Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

It's a cruel, mean-spirited kind of humour that highlights the lack of anything resembling real wit in the screenplay.

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Phelim O'Neill
Guardian

O'Connor's direction has absolutely zero visual flair, making the performers' transition from television to film rather pointless.

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Olly Richards
Empire Magazine

The bumbling charms of the stars just about pull this through, but there'll be few calls for an encore come the final curtain.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Not Mitchell & Webb at their best I have to say but it?s not all bad! Steve Edge and Jessica Stevenson (or is it Hynes now) aside, they are let down by a… More
Kylie B
Mitchell and Webb are basically the same characters as usual, and just as funny, but the real treat are the secondary characters, some of whom are excellent.
Film Crazy
I love mitchell and webb i find them so funny and love there shows so i was excited about the movie but its not as funny as id of hope Its funy and silly and… More
Gordon A
Witty tail of magicians which is really an excuse to showcase the best in british comedy talent and writing.
Phil Hubbs
Another film with average reviews and another film I liked. I'll be honest its not great and its kinda Peep Show in movie form, which for most will be… More
Marcus Woolcott
Two comedians are successful on TV and so they make a feature film - it's now a standard. This film does definitely have it's laughs, and the whole… More