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Our 15 Favorite Fictional Illusionists

"Oh, oh, oh...it's [stage] magic...you know..." The Incredible Burt Wonderstone hits theaters today and we couldn't be more excited to see Steve Carrell and Jim Carrey cast their spell over us. Sure, film and literature is filled with wizards like Harry Potter and Merlin and sorceresses like The Scarlet Witch and Melisandre, but it takes a specific breed of magical showman to do magic tricks (real or not) on a live stage.

So, pay no attention to the men and women behind the curtains, open your mind and prepare to be amazed by our Fifteen Favorite Fictional Illusionists and Stage Magicians.

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