7,433 total votes
The Illusionist

The Illusionist

The Illusionist is a 2006 American period drama film written and directed by Neil Burger and starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel. It is based loosely on Steven Millhauser's short story, "Eisenheim the Illusionist". The film tells the story of Eisenheim, a magician in fin de siècle Vienna, who uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. The film also depicts a fictionalized version of the Mayerling Incident. The film premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and opened the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival; it was distributed in limited release to theaters on August 18, 2006, and expanded nationwide on ... more on Wikipedia

The Illusionist is ranked on...

#1020 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies 3.4M VOTES There are some movies that I always stop at and watch if I see them on TV or I can put in the DVD player and watch when I'm ...
#586 of 6,106 The Best Movies Of All Time 5.7M VOTES These are the best movies of all time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. What are the greatest movies in cinema h...
#495 of 804 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made 421.9k VOTES Here's a list of the greatest chick flicks ever, ranked by fans and casual critics like you. The best girl movies are those ...
#338 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made 286.3k VOTES Need some movie ideas? Check out this list of the best epic films of all time, which encompasses some of the best movie...
#96 of 551 The Best Movies of the 2000s 72.6k VOTES List of the best films released between the years 2000 and 2009, the era frequently referred to as the '00s or the "aug...
#512 of 581 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time 231.7k VOTES This list contains greatest movie themes and scores ever recorded, chosen by the Ranker community. (NOTE: This list is for f...
#26 of 148 The Best Movies of 2006 10.5k VOTES A list of the best movies of 2006, from action movies like The Departed to comedies like Stranger Than Fiction. The '00s wer...
#23 of 90 List of Movies Like Inception 4.8k VOTES Looking for a list of movies that are similar to Inception? You're in luck, because all of the films listed below are re...
#3 of 43 The Best Movies About Magic 7.5k VOTES The best movies about magic include some of the most riveting and fascinating films ever made. From the bravado and intrigue...
#81 of 105 The Best Valentine's Day Movies 5.2k VOTES The absolute best movies for Valentine’s Day, ranked from the most popular to the least based on the amount of votes cast fo...
#94 of 204 The Best Geek Movies 90.4k VOTES A list of the best geek movies. These are films featuring geeks, geek culture, or they're simply *for* geeks. If you believe...
#151 of 195 The Best PG-13 Drama Movies 4.2k VOTES List of PG-13 drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 dra...
#40 of 181 The Best Mystery Movies 15.6k VOTES A list of all the best mystery movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This mystery movie...
#44 of 160 The Best Costume Drama Movies 2.9k VOTES A list of the best costume drama movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes -- many of which are streaming on Netflix or A...
#6 of 30 People who voted for The Illusionist... People outside of the US are 3x more likely to vote for this The Best Jessica Biel Movies 19.1k VOTES List of the best Jessica Biel movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jessica Biel's highest grossi...
#13 of 200 The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13 3k VOTES List of PG-13 mystery movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 m...
#5 of 29 The Best Edward Norton Movies 4.8k VOTES Perhaps one of the greatest actors of this generation, Edward Norton has starred and co-starred in so many critically acclai...
#43 of 199 The Best PG-13 Film Adaptation Movies 983 VOTES List of PG-13 film adaptations, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13...
#199 of 226 The Best PG-13 Thriller Movies 4.8k VOTES List of PG-13 thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 ...
#12 of 20 The Best Aaron Taylor-Johnson Movies 257 VOTES List of the best Aaron Taylor-Johnson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Aaron Taylor-Johnso...
#6 of 191 The Best PG-13 Indie Movies 1.6k VOTES List of PG-13 indie movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 ind...

The Illusionist is also found on...

Romance Movies and Films List of All Fantasy Movies List of All Movies Released in 2006