Phantoms (1998)

This adaptation of a Dean Koontz novel takes place in the small mountain ski resort town of Snowfield where 150 dead are discovered. Another 350 are missing. A doctor (Joanna Going) finds that Evil Incarnate is behind the tragedy.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 23, 1998
DVD Release Date: August 28, 2001
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Until it coughs up a ridiculously convoluted explanation of why an isolated town in Colorado suddenly goes deader than a weekday matinee of The Postman, Phantoms delivers the shivers.

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Douglas Pratt

A dandy Halloween feature with a good needle-in-the-butt jump every five minutes or so

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

O roteiro é absolutamente ridículo e jamais consegue explicar exatamente que coisa é aquela que se transforma nas pessoas. Affleck deveria sentir vergonha de se submeter a isso, e O'Toole tenta manter a dignidade como pode.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The more the story and film unfold, the stupider "Phantoms" gets...

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Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

Affleck, you weren't the bomb in Phantoms, yo. But Rose McGowan is hot.

Hollywood Bitchslap

Rose McGowan continues her habit of appearing in worthless movies.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The great thespian Peter O'Toole looks more out of place in this schlock pic than the rest of the cast, even though he's the best thing about this misfire.

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Michael Dequina
Movie Poop Shoot

Quickly degenerates from X-Files to Baywatch Nights once the culprit is ultimately revealed.

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

...A rather silly concept, drawn out to terribly silly lengths, with so many horror-movie clichés that the good devices are drowned out by the schlock

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
"Wow! And not like wow, this was awesome. Wow like, OMG WTF did I just watch? I figured it being based on a Dean Koontz book and having Liev Schreiber, Ben… More
Conner Rainwater
This was complete torture to watch. The story is just plain stupid, but Dean Koontz has never been exactly intelligent. The horrible acting, poor production… More
Melvin White
Sheriff Bryce Hammond: All right, enough. Sheriff Bryce Hammond: Enough! It's not a god, it's not a devil. It's just a fucking animal, and any… More
Luke Baldock
Phantoms is a film most famous for being name-checked in Jay and SIlent Bob Strike Back "Affleck was the bomb in Phantoms, yo". The joke being that… More
Alex roy
Phantoms based on the novel by dean Koontz is a surprisingly scary ride, and is a non stop thrills, jolts and good scares. Phantoms is an awesome horror film,… More
xGary Xx
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