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Stmarkus
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Greetings All....
Other than Nightmare Alley, can anyone recommend any Mentalism or Fake Psychic themed movies?

Thanks!

Mark
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MAGIC with Anthony Hopkins has a great presentation for what merely is usually a card trick.

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Hello,

The film the Dead Zone is worth a view as it's a good study of how mentalism might look.

Regards
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TV shows: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls026804662/
Movies: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls074646283/ (this list is kinda a mess)
https://www.bestpsychics.club/movies/
https://www.listchallenges.com/best-movi......-mediums

Personal recommendations:
TV Series: shut eye
Movie: Redlights
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The Great Buck Howard (2008). Main character based on Kreskin, it stars John Malkovich and Tom Hanks.
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"The "Amazing Mr X" includes a fake medium. From memory, one rather impractical method is shown. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040829/

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My recommendation is
Red Lights

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Lights_(2012_film)
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Thanks to all for your replies. I'll have a bit of viewing pleasure for awhile.

Cheers,

Mark
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On Feb 3, 2021, hcs wrote:
My recommendation is
Red Lights

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Lights_(2012_film)

Free on Youtube!!!! Smile
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"Hanussen" (1988)
And there's a show I found on YouTube while searching for a "Colombo" episode (but I can't fond now!). It's about a mentalist committing murder, and is very "Colombo-like". I'll keep on searching.
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Séance on a wet afternoon.
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Magic in the Moonlight
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Columbia Goes To The Guillotine (classic!)
Village Of The ***ed
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Bull is interesting from a psychological POV.
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Murder by natural causes. Good movie. It’s on YouTube. I learned about it just this week as the lead actor passed away.
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Murder by natural causes. Good movie. It’s on YouTube. I learned about it just this week as the lead actor passed away.

That's the "Colombo-like" one I was searching for! Smile
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On Feb 7, 2021, Matt Pulsar wrote:
Murder by natural causes. Good movie. It’s on YouTube. I learned about it just this week as the lead actor passed away.

That's the "Colombo-like" one I was searching for! Smile


Nice, I think it was created by the same team that did Columbo.
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There are few very interesting sources.
Thank you very much guys!!!
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Children of the D***ed - sequel to Village of the D****ed. Both scary as hell! The former was remade in the 90s.
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The Wizard of Oz, where Dorothy meets up with Prof. Marvel, just before the cyclone hits. The crystal ball scene is a (brief) example of cold reading. style.
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