“The Prestige” quotes(2006)
Plot – This movie tells the story of the rivalry between two Victorian illusionists, two men who will stop at nothing in their battle to uncover each other's secrets. When they counterpose each other's boldness, desire, skill and science the results can be dangerous, deadly and deceptive.
All actors – Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Samantha Mahurin, David Bowie, Andy Serkis, Daniel Davis, Jim Piddock, Christopher Neame, Mark Ryan, Roger Rees, Jamie Harris, Monty Stuart, Ron Perkins, Ricky Jay, J. Paul Moore, Anthony De Marco, Chao Li Chi, Gregory Humphreys, John B. Crye, William Morgan Sheppard, Sean Howse, Julia Sanford, Ezra Buzzington, James Lancaster, Olivia Merg, Zoe Merg, Johnny Liska, Russ Fega, Kevin Will, Edward Hibbert, Christopher Judges, James Otis, Sam Menning, Brian Tahash, Scott Davis, Jodi Bianca Wise, Nikki Glick, Enn Reitel, Clive Kennedy, Rob Arbogast, Chris Cleveland, Basilina Butler, Erin Cipolletti, Ernest Heinz, Tim Pilleri, Wendy Rosoff, Gary Sievers, Inna Swann, Deanna Lynn Walsh, Jesse Wildeshow all
“The Prestige” Quotes 24 quotes
“Obsession is a young man's game.”
“The only limits on scientific progress are those imposed by society.”
“You went halfway around the world. You spent a fortune. You did terrible things. Really terrible things, Robert. And all for nothing.”
“See, sacrifice, Robert. That's the price of a good trick. But you wouldn't know anything about that, would you?”
“Nothing is impossible, Mr. Angier. What you want is simply expensive.”
“The secret impresses no one. The trick you use it for is everything.”
“- Sullen Warder: How did you get so famous then, eh?
- Alfred Borden: Magic.”
“Are you watching closely?”
“You would drink, too, if you knew the world half as well as I do.”
“- Olivia Wenscombe: Why would he trust me?
- Robert Angier: Because you're going to tell him the truth.”
“Secrets are my life.”
“- Cutter: Take a minute to consider your achievement. I once told you about a sailor who drowned.
- Robert Angier: Yes, he said it was like going home.
- Cutter: I lied. He said it was agony.”
“We both had half of a full life, which was somehow enough for us. But not for them.”
“My passion is equal to the task.”
Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called "The Pledge". The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. He shows you this object. Perhaps he asks you to inspect it to see if it is indeed real, unaltered, normal. But of course... it probably isn't. The second act is called "The... (continue)(continue reading)
“Things don't always go as planned, Mr. Angier. That's the beauty of science.”
“Exact science, Mr Angier, is not an exact science.”
“Simple maybe, but not easy.”