• Released
  • March 1, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 79 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: PHANTOM is a suspense submarine thriller about extraordinary men facing impossible choices.

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By James Berardinelli
Much of what's contained in Phantom is at best speculative and at worst completely made-up. But, regardless of the accuracy, it makes for...
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Todd Robinson’s Phantom gives us a couple of things we haven’t seen in a while: the great Ed Harris and a Cold War submarine thriller. It’s...
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
To be honest, I can rarely recall any film, on any subject, that made less sense.
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
The crew doesn’t much look the part either, save for Schaech’s Stalin ’stache. Yet the movie does show the ability to get past this, even...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

Ed Harris in Phantom is like Steve Carlton with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1972 — delivering a wall-to-wall, amazing performance that's...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The combination of tight close-ups and jarring camera work might require a dose of Dramamine. Better yet, give this movie a wide berth and...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Robinson is undone partly by his own workmanlike touch as a writer, and partly by matters of casting. I like Harris, and he's quite moving...
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40

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
The newest model of the old submarine-from-hell picture.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Despite the world-changing ramifications inherent to the plot, the results are more tedious than thrilling.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Heavy-handed dialogue, flurries of melodrama and a silly ending make the whole enterprise sink like a stone.
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Rated R | For Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Taut, tense submarine drama is entertaining despite cliches.
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