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Death Defying Acts (2007)

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Guy Pearce Guy Pearce
Harry Houdini
Catherine Zeta-Jones Catherine Zeta-Jones
Mary McGarvie
Timothy Spall Timothy Spall
Saoirse Ronan Saoirse Ronan
Benji McGarvie
Malcolm Shields Malcolm Shields
Leith Romeo
Leni Harper Leni Harper
Leith Romeo's wife
Ralph Riach Ralph Riach
Mr. Robertson
Olivia Darnley Olivia Darnley
Flower Stall Seller

Written by
Tony Grisoni Tony Grisoni
(written by)
Brian Ward Brian Ward
(written by)


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An average movie

8 years, 2 months ago at Oct 19 8:28
To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since I have a weak spot for Catherine Zeta-Jones and Guy Pearce, I thought I might as well give it a try. On top of that, I am a huge fan of movies involving magicians, illusions and such tricks. For example, 'The Prestige' is definitely one of the my all-time favorite movie. So, since this movie was dealing with Harry Houdin... read more


7 years, 8 months ago at Mar 27 0:50
Wonderful movie. The soundtrack is one of the best I have heard. I was just a bit disappointed. I watched it with thought that I'll cry my eyes out, but it wasn't that "touching" that I expected. But still good. Catherine Zeta Jones acted amazing.
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On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
Release date: 13 March 2008
Tags: Romance (10), Drama (7), Thriller (6), Paranormal (4), 2000s (4), Magic (2), 2007 (2), 2008 (2), Harry Houdini (2), UK (2), Historical (1), Spirit (1), (1), Death (1)
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