The Phantom1996

Critics score:
43 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Susan Stark, Detroit News:Read more

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times:It's nice to see some things done the old way.Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader:If Treat Williams were the Phantom and Billy Zane the capitalist villain would any significant nuances be lost?Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: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.Read more

Globe and Mail:Read more

Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times:The pleasures are familiar, but not the least bit inspired.Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews:This is the kind of movie that offers modest entertainment while you're in the theater, but is forgotten by the time you get home.Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times:The Phantom is one of the best-looking movies in any genre Ihave ever seen.Read more

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle:A lightweight action adventure, derivative in its look and approach. It's strictly for kids, but it's possible to appreciate the picture for what it is.Read more

Trevor Johnston, Time Out:This belated, albeit decorative adaptation looks tamely second-hand.Read more

Godfrey Cheshire, Variety: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.Read more