The Phantom Reviews

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September 24, 2020
No one seems to be taking any of it seriously, especially as the dialogue reflects dumbed-down conversations and repetition for viewers who may not be paying attention.
May 8, 2020
If you're looking for a movie that captures the foundational spirit of comic book adventure, The Phantom is for you.
April 10, 2017
A sleek and breezy action film in the vein of "Indiana Jones"...
June 27, 2016
Maybe "The Phantom" would have been better served betting the house on its old-school aesthetic. Supertitles. Narrators. Melodramatic music. Cheesy? Sure, but bravely so, in a way that would make it a bold outlier rather than a mostly blas casualty.
April 19, 2016
'90s superhero adventure has action violence, profanity.
July 19, 2010
The result is oddly ineffectual and sometimes just plain dull.
July 19, 2010
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.
July 7, 2010
Our grim avengers of the 21st century could use some reminding that it's okay to smile once in awhile… and that 'fun' should be more than just an afterthought when stories of this ilk are told.
July 7, 2010
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.
March 26, 2009
While it hardly stands to vanquish the celluloid incarnations of Superman and Batman, this version of an older cartoon crusader's exploits does have a pleasingly astute sense of its place in the great scheme of things pulp.
March 8, 2008
June 24, 2006
This belated, albeit decorative adaptation looks tamely second-hand.
August 29, 2005
March 26, 2005
December 8, 2004
February 21, 2004
February 10, 2004
July 29, 2003
May 20, 2003
April 15, 2003
[It] could have been much worse.
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