Metacritic Movie Ratings
Now You See Me Reviews

3.0

50

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    At times, Now You See Me suggests Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige" made with a throwaway wink.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    It's a little along the same lines as "Ocean's 11" in what it achieves and, like that film, there's plenty of Oscar power among the actors - a combined 15 nominations, to be precise.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    It's mostly smoke and mirrors. After Freeman's snooze became a YouTube fixture, the actor jokingly dismissed the nap, saying he was using "Google eyelids" to check his Facebook account. You may find yourself attempting the same feat, because Now has little up its sleeve.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    A superficially diverting but substance-free concoction, a would-be thriller as evanescent as a magic trick and one that develops no suspense or rooting interest because the characters possess all the substance of invisible ink.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRichard Roeper

    This is a slick con, all flash and no substance. Now You See Me seems awfully sure of itself, with self-important, intrusive music, sweeping tracking shots and actors chewing up the scenery.

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