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On board a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine that has gone missing during the cold war, the battle-tested captain (Harris) and a rogue KGB agent (Duchovny) wage a life-and-death game of cat and mouse...with nuclear armageddon hanging in the balance. Starring four-time Academy Award® nominee Ed Harris, Golden Globe® winner David Duchovny (TV’s The X-Files) and William Fitchner (Armageddon.)
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: A cast of solid actors do what they can to elevate the material, but Phantom's script is too clunky and devoid of tension to bear comparison to its thematic predecessors.
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Common Sense Says
Taut, tense submarine drama is entertaining despite cliches.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Phantom is a taut submarine drama, supposedly based on actual events, about a Russian sub that may have come close to triggering a nuclear war at the height of the Cold War. Ed Harris stars as the captain, and David Duchovny is a KGB agent with a hidden agenda. Expect several intense fight scenes, including shootouts in the tight confines of the sub and strategic underwater combat as the captain is hunted by other subs. Weapons include guns and knives; characters are killed with both, some bloodily (there's one suicide via gunshot, shown from a distance). There's also moderate drinking and some swearing (including "f--k" and "s--t").
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- Genre:Drama, Thriller
- Release Date:March 1, 2013
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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