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Sleight (2016)

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A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in ... See full summary »

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A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped, and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her. Written by Blumhouse

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Rated R for language throughout, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »
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$250,000 (estimated)

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$1,701,785 (USA) (28 April 2017)

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$3,847,290 (USA) (19 May 2017)
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When Bo goes to pick up his sister from school, the administrator tells him that she was released to her uncle, who turns out to have actually been Angelo. While kidnappings from schools used to be common, districts now are very strict about releasing children to designated guardians specifically identified to the district. See more »

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Brave, Realistic, and True to the Headline
28 April 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I didn't have high hopes for this movie, and neither should you! It's not your average kid who discovers he has super powers and you see him jumping from building to building and take on a bunch of bad guys and he's the hero of the day. NOOOOOOOOO. This movie is as real as it gets. With the combination of magic tricks, drama, a taste of iron man, a taste or chronicle, all added into a huge mix of REALISM. So don't think of it too hard but I praise Jacob Latimore for a brilliant performance. The movie wasn't over done with multiple sub lots or any vast usage of poor graphical effects. It was just the right amount you'd need on a dinner platter! Must see again and again!


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