All Genres: Action, Adventure
Release Year: 1996
Country: Australia, USA
Director: Simon Wincer
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital
Writing by: Lee Falk – (characters)
Jeffrey Boam – (written by)
Produced by: Bonnie Abaunza – associate producer
Jeffrey Boam – co-producer
Graham Burke – executive producer
Greg Coote – executive producer
Joe Dante – executive producer
Robert Evans – producer
Alan Ladd Jr. – producer
Bruce Sherlock – executive producer
Peter Sjoquist – executive producer
Richard Vane – executive producer (as Dick Vane)
Cast: Billy Zane – The Phantom / Kit Walker
Kristy Swanson – Diana Palmer
Treat Williams – Xander Drax
Catherine Zeta-Jones – Sala (as Catherine Zeta Jones)
James Remar – Quill
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa – The Great Kabai Sengh
Bill Smitrovich – Uncle Dave Palmer
Casey Siemaszko – Morgan
David Proval – Charlie Zephro
Joseph Ragno – Ray Zephro
Samantha Eggar – Lily Palmer
Music: David Newman
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Plot Outline: The Phantom, descendent of a line of African heroes, travels to New York to thwart a criminal genius.
Plot: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Movie Quotes: Drax: My name is Xander Drax.
Kabai Sengh: Who?
Drax: X-A-N-D-E-R D-R-A-X, Xander Drax, begins and ends with the letter X.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
The end credits contain an assortment of bloopers and different takes of certain scenes.
Goofs: We know about 11 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Revealing mistakes: Obvious safety belt on the Phantom while getting on the horse from the plane.
Trivia: There are 15 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The Palmer's butler is named Falkmoore. This name is derived from Lee Falk, The creator of The Phantom, and Ray Moore, The Phantom's first artist.
- The name Jimmy Wells ('Tenney, John') was Lee Falk's original name for “The Phantom”'s alter-ego before deciding upon the mantle of “Kit Walker”.
- The title character was originally to be played by Bruce Campbell.