Death Defying Acts

Death Defying Acts

DVD - 2008
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Mary McGarvie is a beautiful con artist who, with the help of her young daughter, fools audiences into believing she is psychic. The legendary magician Harry Houdini comes to town with a skeptic's challenge. He is going to give $10,000 to anyone who can correctly 'channel' his mother's dying words. Mary accepts the challenge. Houdini enters into a passionate affair with the charming clairvoyant even as he prepares for the most dangerous stunt of his career.


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Dec 29, 2017

Pretty good.

C20T11 Aug 30, 2015

The Movie was Ok, Houdini was something else.

stepnorth Jul 25, 2015

A twist on the Houdini story. Beautifully costumed. Catherine Zeta-Jones stands out in the casting.

Sep 29, 2014

Rated 5/10.

Mar 13, 2014

Worth a watch. Catherine Zeta-Jones is very interesting in a more down to earth role.

kevfarley Dec 18, 2013

Beautiful people skillfully enact a well-produced but fictional 'bio'-drama,.. which is romantic and predictable, but seems to capture the spirit of the times.

Parineeta Apr 24, 2013

I watched it twice so I guess it was good. :-)

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