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Release Date: January 23rd, 1998

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 1998

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
The resort town of Snowfield, Colo., is under attack by an evil spirit that almost wipes out the entire population, possessing a number of those it kills. As the locals continue to fall victim to the demonic presence, it's up to Sheriff Bryce Hammond (Ben Affleck) to lead the response. He's helped by FBI-employed academic Dr. Timothy Flyte (Peter O'Toole), Deputy Stu Wargle (Liev Schreiber), local doctor Jennifer Pailey (Joanna Going) and her visiting sister, Lisa (Rose McGowan).

Cast: Peter O'Toole, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going, Liev Schreiber, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Clifton Powell, Rick Otto

Director: Joe Chappelle

Genres: Horror

Production Co: NEO Motion Pictures, Raven House, Dimension Films, Miramax Films, Fuji Creative Corporation

Keywords: Doctor, Sister, House, 1990s, Survival, Escape, Small town, Mystery, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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. show more

  • A horror film that starts out creepy but ends up disjointed and borderline- incoherent. It's a shame that the final product isn't a little better packaged because, unlike many lame entries into the genre, this one actually contains a few interesting, philosophically titillating ideas. show more

  • Phantoms is fear-less.

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