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The Prestige

Show business can be murder... and that is exactly what happens when the pursuit of fame and accolades engulfs the lives of aspiring prestidigitators, Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) who are competing for the status of London's most remarkable magician. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Theater Release: 19 Oct 2006
Video Release: 19 Feb 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Prestige is rated PG-13: for violence and disturbing images.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale
Studio: 2006 Buena Vista Home Video

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The pursuit of fame, accolades and status as London's most remarkable magician engulfs the lives of two aspiring prestidigitators in The Prestige. But their obsession with eminence comes at a… 
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Why Is The Prestige Rated PG-13?

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