• Publication date: January 30, 2014

The Prestige

Alfred Borden and Rufus Angier are the top magicians in London at the end of the 19th century. While Alfred has the more breath-taking illusions, Rufus is the better performer. That is, until one fateful night during a performance Rufus' wife becomes the victim of one of their illusions. Convinced that Alfred had a hand in the untimely death of his love, Rufus blames Alfred, and the two magicians will continue to one-up each other- sometimes sabotaging each others' shows, until Alfred unveils his ultimate illusion- The Transporting Man...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2006

MBC 2:

December 5, 2016 00:00 (KSA) ~ December 4, 2016 23:00 (CLT)

Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Rufus Angier (Hugh Jackman)are the top magicians in London at the end of the 19th century. While Alfred has the more breath-taking illusions, Rufus is the better performer.

That is, until one fateful night during a performance Rufus' wife becomes the victim of one of their illusions.

Convinced that Alfred had a hand in the untimely death of his love, Rufus blames Alfred, and the two magicians will continue to one-up each other- sometimes sabotaging each others' shows, until Alfred unveils his ultimate illusion- The Transporting Man...

How far will Rufus go to better Alfred's illusion?

Starring:

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Christian Bale
  • Michael Caine
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Piper Perabo
  • Andy Serkis
  • Rebecca Hall
  • David Bowie

Directed by:  Christopher Nolan

Rating:  PG-13 for violence and disturbing images.