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The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)

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What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

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Benjamin Berman

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Clark Baker (Creative Consultant), Benjamin Berman | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
The Amazing Johnathan ... Himself
Eric André ... Himself
Benjamin Berman ... Himself
Simon Chinn Simon Chinn ... Himself
Judy Gold ... Herself
Penn Jillette ... Himself
Max Maven Max Maven ... Himself
Jon Mugar Jon Mugar ... Himself
Chadd Smith ... Himself
Anastasia Synn Anastasia Synn ... Herself
Doreen Szeles Doreen Szeles ... Herself
Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson ... Himself (as Carrot Top)
'Weird Al' Yankovic ... Himself
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What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

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Magic. Meth. Mayhem.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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Wild ride
17 August 2019 | by tlpinbccSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this very unusual documentary. Johnathon is quite the character and totally unapologetic. It is an honest look at the excesses of the industry and how success and behavior can be affected by a medical diagnosis of impending death. Ben's personal story is interwoven brilliantly.


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