History Film / ThePhantom

6th Oct '15 9:10:33 AM JamesAustin
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''The Phantom'' is a 1996 film based on the long-running [[ComicStrip/ThePhantom comic strip of the same name]]. It stars Creator/BillyZane as the Phantom, Kristy Swanson as his love interest Diana Palmer, Treat Williams as the villain Xander Drax, and Catherine Zeta Jones as DarkActionGirl Sala.
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''The Phantom'' is a 1996 film based on the long-running [[ComicStrip/ThePhantom comic strip of the same name]]. It stars Creator/BillyZane as the Phantom, Kristy Swanson Creator/KristySwanson as his love interest Diana Palmer, Treat Williams as the villain Xander Drax, and Catherine Zeta Jones as DarkActionGirl Sala.
23rd Aug '15 6:21:44 PM Kooshmeister
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook: Averted, if not inverted entirely. The Phantom only kills the main villains and although he fights tons of {{Mooks}} throughout the film, he always goes out of his way to take them out non-fatally.
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook: Averted, if not inverted entirely. The Phantom only kills the one main villains villain and indirectly kills another, while although he fights tons of {{Mooks}} throughout the film, {{Mooks}}, he always goes out of his way to take them out non-fatally.
23rd Aug '15 6:20:57 PM Kooshmeister
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook: Averted, if not inverted entirely. The Phantom only directly or indirectly kills the main villains and although fights tons of {{Mooks}} throughout the film but he always takes them out non-fatally.
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook: Averted, if not inverted entirely. The Phantom only directly or indirectly kills the main villains and although he fights tons of {{Mooks}} throughout the film but film, he always takes goes out of his way to take them out non-fatally.
23rd Aug '15 6:19:50 PM Kooshmeister
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* WhatMeasureIsAMook: Averted, if not inverted entirely. The Phantom only directly or indirectly kills the main villains and although fights tons of {{Mooks}} throughout the film but he always takes them out non-fatally.
23rd Aug '15 6:15:05 PM Kooshmeister
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* {{Novelization}}
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* {{Novelization}}{{Novelization}}: A very good, suitably pulpy one by Rob [=MacGregor=], which contains loads and loads of AdaptationExpansion.
23rd Aug '15 6:13:52 PM Kooshmeister
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* AdaptationExpansion: Rob [=MacGregor=]'s {{Novelization}} contains a very lengthy prologue, expanding ''greatly'' on the one from the movie, telling about the journey of the merchant ship ''Miranda'', where it came from and where it was going, etc., before its fateful encounter with the Sengh Brotherhood that left the captain's son (who eventually becomes the first Phantom) the sole survivors.
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* AdaptationExpansion: Rob [=MacGregor=]'s {{Novelization}} contains a very lengthy prologue, expanding ''greatly'' on the one from the movie, telling about the journey of the merchant ship ''Miranda'', where it came from and where it was going, etc., before its fateful encounter with the Sengh Brotherhood that left the captain's son (who eventually becomes the first Phantom) the sole survivors.survivor.
23rd Aug '15 6:13:34 PM Kooshmeister
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* AdaptationExpansion: Rob [=MacGregor=]'s {{Novelization}} contains a very lengthy prologue about the journey of the merchant ship ''Miranda'', where it came from and where it was going, etc., before its fateful encounter with the Sengh Brotherhood that left the captain's son (who eventually becomes the first Phantom) the sole survivor.
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* AdaptationExpansion: Rob [=MacGregor=]'s {{Novelization}} contains a very lengthy prologue prologue, expanding ''greatly'' on the one from the movie, telling about the journey of the merchant ship ''Miranda'', where it came from and where it was going, etc., before its fateful encounter with the Sengh Brotherhood that left the captain's son (who eventually becomes the first Phantom) the sole survivor. survivors.
23rd Aug '15 6:12:23 PM Kooshmeister
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* AdaptationExpansion: Rob [=MacGregor=]'s {{Novelization}} contains a very lengthy prologue about the journey of the merchant ship ''Miranda'', where it came from and where it was going, etc., before its fateful encounter with the Sengh Brotherhood that left the captain's son (who eventually becomes the first Phantom) the sole survivor.
6th Jul '15 7:15:28 PM PaulA
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* ItsPersonalWithTheDragon: The Phantom opposes Drax out of duty and principle, but Drax's enforcer Quill is the man who killed his father.
18th Mar '15 6:19:51 PM RaustBD
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just looked up the definition of "compunction", and it implies a morally wrong action is being done.
* WouldHitAGirl: The Phantom has absolutely no compunctions about punching Sala right in the face when rescuing Diana.
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* WouldHitAGirl: The Phantom has absolutely no compunctions reservations about punching Sala right in the face when rescuing Diana.
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