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Magic (1978) Movie Information

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Magic (1978)
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Overall Rank:

4816

Avg. Rating:

2.64/4

# of Ratings:

40

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

11/08/1978

Director:

Richard Attenborough

Actors:

Anthony Hopkins
Ann-Margret
Burgess Meredith
Ed Lauter
E.J. André
David Ogden Stiers

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

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dukeakasmudge 09/11/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

Not to bad of a movie.Fats The Dummy & Anthony Hopkins kinda reminded of the Batman comicbook character who always has The Scarface dummy & cant do anything without him

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kissarmy71 06/28/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

This is a great suspense/horror movie. Anthony Hopkins is great in this movie and i really didn't know where this movie was going until around the middle. you have to give this one a chance to get started before you judge. No gore or special effects, a classic. I was really afraid of puppets after watching this movie when I was a kid. Highly recommended

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11/13/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Creepy - fascinating performance by Hopkins

Sir Richard Attenbourough does a fine job directing this film about a magician that has little charm, personality, or self-confidence who must take a dummy into his act to let himself become famous. The only trouble is that the fine line that exists between the dummy and the ventriloquist becomes much too fine. Anthony Hopkins is really good as this shy, awkward man slowly descending into a world of madness as great success looms over the horizon. Hopkins also does the voice of the dummy, Fats, and lends his unique voice talents to create a very disturbing, eerie screen presence. The dummy is in many ways larger than life, and he steals almost every scene he is in. No supernatural puppet coming to life here, yet the character of Corky(Hopkins) gives his life to this dummy in a very unique...

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3/4 

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