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Phantoms (1998)

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150 dead and 350 missing in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, Colorado. And that's only the beginning...

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In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, it's up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive. Written by <creep945@aol.com>

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Rated R for sci-fi violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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23 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Dean Koontz's Phantoms  »

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Opening Weekend:

$3,065,951 (USA) (23 January 1998)

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$5,657,370 (USA) (13 February 1998)
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Categorically one of the chief cinematic influences for Konami's original Silent Hill on the PS1 and to the series overall, along with Jacobs Ladder (1990) and Session 9 (2001). See more »

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In the middle of the movie in one of the rooms at the hotel where they just discovered a dead body (which disappears). See more »

Quotes

Tunnel Boy: [holding vials of virus] You always had an urge to shoot little boys?
Sheriff Bryce Hammond: No. This time, I'm gonna miss.
[shoots vials]
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I FALL TO PIECES
Performed by Patsy Cline
Written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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a very entertaining horror/sci-fi
21 January 2002 | by (limerick, ireland) – See all my reviews

Phantoms is a cracking film...I'm slightly reluctant to admit this given it's standing (and the fact it stars Ben Affleck) but I went into it with low expectations and enjoyed it thoroughly. Its a fast paced piece of sci-fi/horror hokum with some great shock moments that'll have you jumping out of your seat or cowering behing the sofa..If you're looking for a scary film for Halloween that doesnt revolt, try this.


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