• Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Magic in the Moonlight

Release Date: July 25th, 2014

DVD Release Date: December 16th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

In the 1920s, magician Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth) enjoys widespread acclaim as Chinese conjurer Wei Ling Soo, his stage persona. As arrogant as he is talented, Stanley despises claims by phony spiritualists that they can perform real magic. At the behest of his friend, Stanley travels to the Côte d'Azur mansion of the Catledge family to expose a young medium named Sophie (Emma Stone). However, Stanley is left surprised and shaken by evidence that Sophie's gifts may be real.

Cast: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Eileen Atkins, Simon McBurney, Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Perdido Productions, Ske-Dat-De-Dat Productions, Dippermouth

Keywords: Pursuit , Charming , Creative , Friend , Car , Brooding , Mystery ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Ms. Stone is entrancing, whether Sophie is in or out of her trance state, and so is the movie as a whole. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Magic in the Moonlight does have a not-disagreeable expensive-vacation vibe to it. But the one-dimensional characters are mostly ones you’d want to avoid rather than spend a holiday with. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    For all its visual delights, Magic in the Moonlight, the 44th feature written and directed by the admirably industrious Woody Allen, has to be one of his bigger duds. show more

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