She was able to untangle the chain and get out of the tank safely. A few action-packed fight scenes that look brutal, though viewers don't see any gore: A man's sleeve is trapped in a garbage disposal, and there's lots of kicking, punching, and head-banging. Dylan and Alma attempt to apprehend the four, but the magicians elude arrest. Another agent at the Bureau? What follows is a bizarre investigation where nothing is what it seems to be, with illusions, dark secrets, and hidden agendas galore as all involved are reminded of a great truth in this puzzle: the closer you look, the less you see. Their final trick appears to transport one of the audience members to the vault of his bank, the Crédit Républicain in Paris, where stacks of new euro bills are stored.
Oleh Layarkaca21 Synopsis Four magicians each answer a mysterious summons to an obscure address with secrets inside. As the youngest, Jack is most panicked and the others order him to follow the plan. I want to watch the second movie, but I will again watch it in the comfort of my own home because, even though I have no desire to have magical acts explained to me, I do want to understand what is going on in a movie, and sometimes I feel like the story is too fast-paced for me to do that. This movie is definitely worth 5 stars! The remaining three of the Four Horsemen post an online video mourning Jack's loss but resolve to continue their final act in New York. Merritt turns the interview against them, pointing out the secrets that Alma is hiding and how Dylan has abandonment issues, likely because of his father important later in the film. They have Etienne climb onto the platform. The film won the Favorite Thriller Movie at the in 2014 and also received nominations for the and the for Best Thriller Film and.
Instead they discover the blueprints of some amazing machinery that they know could help propel them to stardom. So they follow them and they pull another stunt, which makes Rhodes think that they're part of a plot to get back at certain people. But when it arrives, and is opened by Bradley and his assistant, it contains nothing but balloon animals. The most common criticism is that various plot points were insufficiently resolved at the film's conclusion, leaving some questions unanswered or answered unclearly although some suggested that this was intentional, leaving room for a sequel. The plot follows an agent and an detective who track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money, attempting to bring them to justice.
Arthur hires Thaddeus to expose and humiliate the Four Horsemen in their next performance. Dylan is revealed to be his son at the end of the movie. The key is to enjoy a magic act, not to try to expose it, as that can kill the magic and the magician. And neither is the former-magician-turned-professional-debunker who's on their case. Fisher was unable to participate because of her third pregnancy and was replaced by. The press is soon reporting the sold out show for the Four Horsemen's debut in New Orleans. For their final trick, they declare that they are going to do something that has never been done before on any magic stage: they are going to rob a bank.
Agent Dylan Rhodes is assigned to the case and Interpol sends agent Alma Dray to be his partner. Afterwards, the attractive girl, who turns out to be a big fan of Daniel, charms him into taking her to his apartment for sex. The police chase the magicians through the streets but are ultimately tricked. She finishes off her act with a water tank escape act in which she seemingly is eaten alive by flesh-eating piranhas, only to emerge alive and well in the middle of the crowd seconds after the water turns a bloody red. The heists might have been a mere distraction in the bigger picture, something that Thaddeus understands when an infuriated Tressler speaks to him. Spoilers The synopsis below may give away important plot points.
Dylan and Alma are completely lost in the investigation, and exposer of illusionists Thaddeus Bradley gives hints about illusion. Dylan was the mastermind of the entire plot, though Thaddeus is unable to determine why. The button activates an air duct that vacuums up the entire pile of money. What follows is a bizarre investigation where nothing is what it seems with illusions, dark secrets and hidden agendas galore as all involved are reminded of a great truth in this puzzle: the closer you look, the less you see. In his early twenties, Wilder is the youngest of the Four Horsemen.
The crowd is very enthusiastic, and there are a large number of volunteers who seem to have a vendetta, so Daniel declares that they are going to select a volunteer at random. Tressler hires Thaddeus to expose the Horsemen in revenge for the loss of his money. Dylan tells Thaddeus he wants him imprisoned in the bars forever, trying to figure out why. The team escort the safe to the destination, only to meet up with Thaddeus. The characters, the actors no they are not the same! After the show, Thaddeus walks to his car, only to find it full of the money stolen from the Elkhorn safe. The performance is being watched by a mysterious hooded man whose face is never seen.
Meanwhile, Thaddeus returns to his car, only to discover it is filled with the real money from the stolen safe. When the car flips and skids to a halt Dylan tries to get him out, but can only take the evidence before the car explodes in flames. Alma Vargas, an Interpol Agent comes to help Rhodes, which he doesn't like. Merritt then tosses a '5' ball, to give them a row to choose from, and lastly, Henley tosses a '13' ball, and the man seated in seat B513, a Frenchman named Etienne Forcier Jose Garcia , stands up. What is the film saying about performers like these? Jack loses control of his car, causing it to flip and catch fire. This is the first installment of a.
Here you will find unforgettable moments, scenes and lines from all your favorite films. By the time Dylan, Alma, and Thaddeus find the safe it had just been stolen and loaded into a truck. The Blu-ray release contains an extended version of the film featuring ten additional minutes. Additional filming took place in on February 13 and in from April 9, 2012 to the following day. Back in France, Alma finds an old newspaper article slipped in her current paper. There their final trick appears to transfer over 140 million dollars from Tressler's private accounts to those in the audience, made up of people that were denied insurance claims by Tressler's company in the wake of.
Daniel instructs Etienne to put the card he just signed on the floor in the middle of the money pile, along with his ticket stub from the performance. The mystery is profound, and the magic act is stupendous. Although she briefly considers turning Dylan in, ultimately she chooses not to. Daniel then hands Etienne a set of playing cards, and has him pick a card at random. The troupe now conjures a teleporter in the middle of the stage. A professional skeptic Morgan Freeman , however, suggests that these performances are only the preamble to a much bigger trick, and that maybe the Four Horsemen themselves are misdirection. Knowing that the story of the Four Horsemen is now over, Dylan resigns himself to let it go and explore his feelings for Alma instead.