Il Fantasma dell'Opera (The Phantom of the Opera)
Il Fantasma dell'Opera (The Phantom of the Opera) (1998)

In keeping with the his cult reputation, Italian filmmaker Dario Argento's take on Gaston Leroux's enduring Gothic tale of terror and obsession features plenty of sex and graphic, high-tech gore (although hard-core Argento purists… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 20, 1998
DVD Release Date: November 30, 1999
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum


Michael Dequina

Missing is one decent scare and, worst of all, the passion that this classic gothic romance is known for.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Argento's lowest moment.

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Very much Argento's own vision of the Phantom of the Opera tale... it's bizarre and completely different to any other version of the story. Suffers… More
Kylie B
I've read some terrible reviews of this, but on watching it I was pleasantly surprised. It has rather high production values, but it is certainly… More
Morgan Salem
This does not even diserve 1 star...this was the MOST REDICULOUS AND HORRIBLY (sp) version on this classic I have EVER SEEN! #1 The phantom is not even… More
Ryan Marshall
3.3/10 It's awfully difficult to see passion in a film project when the filmmaker behind it wrongs more than he rights. Such is the case with Dario… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A cool, weird and gorey version of Phantom of the Opera by Dario Argento, the mystery horror maestro from Italy. Contrary to the DVD cover, the Phantom… More
Marcus Woolcott
While watching this I couldn't help but ponder that if this had been the first Argento film I'd ever seen, I'd never have watched any of his… More