After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.''Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson star

IN PICTURES: the best Steampunk films - see if your favourite is here

Organisers of Whitby Steampunk Weekend are taking their festival on the road for the first time this year.

The demand for everything Steampunk is growing fast. The festival hits Scarborough Spa on Sunday May 5. It coincides with the Vintage Fair.

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organisation.''It was based on the first book in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy - Northern Lights and is not a patch on it.''Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards were among the stars.

5. The Golden Compass

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organisation.''It was based on the first book in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy - Northern Lights and is not a patch on it.''Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards were among the stars.
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In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and adventure characters team up on a secret mission.''Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson were among the stars.

6. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and adventure characters team up on a secret mission.''Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson were among the stars.
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The original made in 1960 starred Rod Taylor. It was based on a novella by HG Wells.''A man's vision for a utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society.''The film was remade in 2002 with Guy Pearce in the lead role.

7. The Time Machine

The original made in 1960 starred Rod Taylor. It was based on a novella by HG Wells.''A man's vision for a utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society.''The film was remade in 2002 with Guy Pearce in the lead role.
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From the imagination of one of the Pythons - Terry Gillam.'An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.''It features an uncredited appearance by the late Robin Williams as the Man in the Moon. ''John Neville played the title role

8. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

From the imagination of one of the Pythons - Terry Gillam.'An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.''It features an uncredited appearance by the late Robin Williams as the Man in the Moon. ''John Neville played the title role
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