Magic

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • R
  • Thriller

Terribly overrated at the time of its release, this box-office hit and a recipient of several Oscar nominations is really nothing more than an expansion of the Michael Redgrave episode of DEAD OF NIGHT (1945), and not a particularly well-done one at that. At the center of its predictable plot is Hopkins, a ventriloquist who believes his ill-tempered, foul-mouthed...read more

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Magic - Official Trailer
00:36 — Academy Award®-winner Anthony Hopkins (SILENCE OF THE LAMBS) is Corky, a painfully shy, failed magician who finds overnight success as a ventriloquist (more…)
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01:58 — Trailer for Magic. A screen adaptation of William Goldman's chilling novel of a ventriloquist's dummy that takes over his master's life. Ventriloquis (more…)
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00:33 — Teaser trailer for Magic. 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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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Terribly overrated at the time of its release, this box-office hit and a recipient of several Oscar nominations is really nothing more than an expansion of the Michael Redgrave episode of DEAD OF NIGHT (1945), and not a particularly well-done one at that.… (more)

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