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* ADogNamedDog: Creative names are not Doug Munny's strong suit. For example, "The Burt & Anton Theater" and "Bally's Steakhouse." One can only surmise that the original name for his second casino was "Doug's Casino."


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* BlackComedyBlackComedy: The disappearing audience trick is probably the best example.


* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Burt, until about the last half hour.

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* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Burt, until about the last half hour.Burt at first.


* CareerResurrection: In-universe. Burt and Anton's act becomes stale and dated and is overshadowed by Steve Gray's DarkerAndEdgier take on magic. [[spoiler: However they are able to design a new trick, modernize their act and get thir careers back on track.]]

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* CareerResurrection: In-universe. Burt and Anton's act becomes stale and dated and is overshadowed by Steve Gray's DarkerAndEdgier take on magic. [[spoiler: However they are able to design a new trick, modernize their act and get thir their careers back on track.]]


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* RedemptionQuest: After seeing that Anton is still doing well in an interview, and being shown what it is like to be a magician with the help of Rance, Burt begins to see the error of his ways and rediscovers his passion with magic, mends the fence he initially broke with Jane, reconciles and get back together with his best friend Anton, [[spoiler: and win the talent search show, revitalising his and Anton's career along with giving Jane the opening act.]]


''The Incredible Burt Wonderstone'' is a 2013 comedy film starring Creator/SteveCarell, Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/OliviaWilde, and JimCarrey. It is directed by [[Series/ThirtyRock Don Scardino]].

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''The Incredible Burt Wonderstone'' is a 2013 comedy film starring Creator/SteveCarell, Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/OliviaWilde, and JimCarrey.Creator/JimCarrey. It is directed by [[Series/ThirtyRock Don Scardino]].


''The Incredible Burt Wonderstone'' is a 2013 comedy film starring Creator/SteveCarell, Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/OliviaWilde, and JimCarrey. It is directed by [[ThirtyRock Don Scardino]].

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''The Incredible Burt Wonderstone'' is a 2013 comedy film starring Creator/SteveCarell, Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/OliviaWilde, and JimCarrey. It is directed by [[ThirtyRock [[Series/ThirtyRock Don Scardino]].


'''''The Incredible Burt Wonderstone''''' is a 2013 comedy film starring Creator/SteveCarell, Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/OliviaWilde, and JimCarrey. It is directed by [[ThirtyRock Don Scardino]].

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'''''The ''The Incredible Burt Wonderstone''''' Wonderstone'' is a 2013 comedy film starring Creator/SteveCarell, Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/OliviaWilde, and JimCarrey. It is directed by [[ThirtyRock Don Scardino]].

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* OneDoseFitsAll: The final trick depends on a knockout gas being simultaneously administered to a large group of people, who must all fall unconscious and wake up almost simultaneously.

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* ComicallyCrossEyed: Steve Gray is left a with a humorous cross-eyed look after he [[spoiler: drills a hole into his head]].


* WhatHaveWeEar: Burt performs this trick at Judah's birthday party, saving an extra big coin to pull from behind Judah's ear.

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* WhatHaveWeEar: WhatHaveWeEar
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Burt performs this trick at Judah's birthday party, saving an extra big coin to pull from behind Judah's ear.
** [[spoiler: When Nicole and Burt are in bed, she pulls a condom from behind his
ear.]]

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* SmokeOut: After Rance has a stroke, he makes some melodramatic dying noises then disappears in a puff of smoke but he doesn't get too far.
-->'''Nicole''': Where did he go?\\
'''Burt''': He has gone to a better place. Goodbye Rance.\\
'''Nicole''': (''Whispering'') He's under the bed\\
'''Burt''': (''Whispering'') I Know

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* WhatHaveWeEar: Burt performs this trick at Judah's birthday party, saving an extra big coin to pull from behind Judah's ear.


* CleavageWindow: [[spoiler: Nicole's]] LovelyAssistant costume has one when she is working for Gray.



* LovelyAssistant: Played by Main/OliviaWilde!

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* LovelyAssistant: Played Nicole (Played by Main/OliviaWilde!Creator/OliviaWilde!) gets the job as Burt and Anton's lovely assistant after the previous one quits in the middle of a performance. [[spoiler: Later, she becomes assistant to Steve Gray.]]

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* ElvisImpersonator: One of the Vegas retirees is an old Elvis impersonator playing bingo.
* FallenOnHardTimesJob: After Burt gets fired from his job at the casino, he finds that no other hotel will book him and he forced to take crappy jobs like demonstrating paper towels at a supermarket and performing for a retirement home.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: As part of Burt's [[ItsAllAboutMe self absorbed nature]], he keeps referring to Jane as Nicole (the name of the assistant she replaced) rather then learn her name.

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