Now You See Me
Now You See Me (2013)

NOW YOU SEE ME pits an elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against "The Four Horsemen", a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists. "The Four Horsemen" pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 3, 2013
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Consensus: Now You See Me's thinly sketched characters and scattered plot rely on sleight of hand from the director to distract audiences.

Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Bustling, glittery, uninvolving.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

Leterrier also tries to pack an extraordinary amount of story and twists into a fairly ordinary running time, resulting in editing so choppy that sometimes even the easy parts are hard to follow.

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Jeremy Lebens
We Got This Covered

Now You See Me is a slick crime caper that works because of its witty dialogue & large cast, but falls flat due to a finale that fails to leave any sort of magical impression

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David Denby
New Yorker

Complicated nonsense about four professional magicians caught up in an elaborate revenge plot.

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Scott Foundas

This would-be "Ocean's Eleven" of the magic world remains watchable throughout, even as it plods along without ever quite fulfilling its potential.

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Jim Schembri

Clever, original, wildly improbable, wildly enjoyable and directed with all the necessary flash and dazzle, the film combines the pleasure of a well-engineered heist movie with a twisty-turny plot full of wit, double-takes and sleight-of-camera.

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Alonso Duralde

If you're OK with the film playing you for a sap, you'll laugh and clap and wonder how that bird got into that hat. But if you think there's a difference between being tricked and being cheated, you may feel swindled.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

One of those movies with a terrific premise and a less-than-terrific follow-through.

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David 'Mad Dog' Bradley
Rip It Up

This surprisingly witty, deliciously well-played and sneakily subversive outing from director Louis Letterier freaks out a little into its final act but, nevertheless, ranks as one of the year's most entertaining pics.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Great idea and potential, but pretends to be much smarter than it actually is. The magic effects feel so fake they have little "Whoa" effect on the… More
Spencer S.
With an elusive and interesting cast, a thrilling plot, and a lot of suspense built up until the inevitable end, this film should be praised for its innovation… More
Nicki Marie
Bored the crap of me, quite honestly. I tried to watch it once previously, switched it off. Decided to have another go. Wish I hadn't bothered. Film looks… More
Thomas Johnston
As can be seen, critics did not like it, but look at the "general" ratings! lol Some movies are simply designed to entertain and this movie sure did… More
Carlos Magalhães
A stupid caper movie that believes to be so much smarter than it really is when in fact it is a cheap Hollywood sleight of hand concealing a huge pile of… More
Bruce Bruce
When it comes to summer movies, this is about as good as it gets. We got to the movies to be entertained and lose ourselves for 2 hours for a price of an… More