PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.
The story takes place in 1938/39 (just before the start of World War II). This is taken from the fact that Kit told Diana that it had been six years since they had last seen each other, and that Kit's father was killed by Quill in 1932, which can be seen on his tomb marker in the cave when Kit places the gun belt that he retrieved on it at the end of the movie. Another indicator of the year is the banner hanging at the entrance to the Museum of World History (it says 1939).
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Phantom's Dad: It all began a very long time ago, when a merchant ship was set upon by pirates of the Sengh Brotherhood. A small boy watched helplessly as his father was killed by the pirate leader, the Evil Kabai Sengh. He jumped overboard, ...
Los Angeles palm trees can be seen reflected in the trunk of Al's cab as he makes a U-turn in New York.
The film title appears from the Phantom's skull ring.
$197,603 (USA) (19 July 1996)
$17,300,889 (USA) (1 September 1996)
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