The Phantom PG

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  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 24, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 45


User Ratings: 43,834
Expect this ghost of bad movies past to walk quickly to the back bins of Blockbuster, where it should be filed under a helpful heading, monotonous and juvenile.
Rolling Stone
Jun 6, 2001
Rating: C -- As the Phantom, Billy Zane, buff to the max, has a likable insouciance, but there's not much he can do to flesh out this relic. Full Review
Entertainment Weekly
Jul 8, 2010
...[THE PHANTOM] delivers the shivers...
USA Today
Jan 23, 1998
Rating: 2/4 -- If the biggest problem with costumed superheroes is those silly costumes, the venerable comic-book crimefighter known as the Phantom (Billy Zane) has a bigger problem than most. Full Review
TV Guide
Jul 19, 2010
This belated, albeit decorative adaptation looks tamely second-hand. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
...A pleasingly astute sense of its place in the great scheme of things pulp....[The film] brings a light touch to appealingly old-fashioned action material...
Jun 10, 1996
...Cheerful and sweet-natured...
Los Angeles Times
Jun 7, 1996

Product Description:

A lavish action-adventure of swashbuckling romance and mystery based on the popular comic-strip superhero created by Lee Falk. Kit Walker (Billy Zane), a.k.a. the Phantom, must rescue a rich heiress and (Kristy Swanson) prevent a vicious brotherhood of pirates and a ruthless business mogul from bringing an ancient prophecy of power to pass.

Plot Synopsis:

Set in the 1930s, this film adaptation of Lee Falk's comic strip brings to life the purple-suited, jungle-dwelling Phantom. What the Phantom lacks in superpowers and gadgetry, he makes up for in courage and heroism.
Here, The Phantom is pitted against villainous Xander Drax, a expensive-suited criminal mastermind, who is desperately trying to acquire three skulls, each of which is located in a different part of the world. When united, the skulls give their owner magical powers. The Phantom, along with plucky displaced New Yorker Diana Palmer, set out to stop Drax -- leading to hair-raising, death-defying adventures for the brave pair.
But can they thwart the clever Drax before it's too late'


Production Notes:

  • A Village Roadshow Pictures Production.
  • Printed on Eastman Kodak film; prints by DeLuxe. Shot in Panavision.
  • Shot on location in Los Angeles, Thailand, and at Warner Roadshow Movie World Studios - Gold Coast Australia.
  • Released theatrically in the USA June 7, 1996.
  • Soundtrack available on Milan Records.
  • Jim Henson's Creature Shop created the Special Phantom Costume Elements.
  • Special Creative Props and Puppets were designed and created by Chris Walas, Inc. Michelle Lyman, Tristan Maduro, and Bruce Barlow.
  • Copyright 1996 Paramount Pictures.

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  • Sales Rank: 14,841
  • UPC: 032429287151
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