The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
December 22, 2004 (Limited)
January 21, 2005
Rated PG-13 for brief violent images
His voice calls to her, nurturing her extraordinary talents from the shadows of the opera house where innocent chorus girl Christine Daae (EMMY ROSSUM) makes her home. Only ballet mistress Madame Giry (MIRANDA RICHARDSON) knows that Christine's mysterious "Angel of Music" is actually the Phantom (GERARD BUTLER), a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs of the theatre, terrifying the ensemble of artists who live and work there.
When temperamental diva La Carlotta (MINNIE DRIVER)...
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Ever since "Moulin Rouge," musicals have been popular again, peaking with Oscar-winning "Chicago." That being said, it was only a matter of time before one of the best known musicals, "The Phantom of the Opera," made it to theaters. Unfortunately, the short streak of fabulous musicals had to come to an end at some point. Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera" is a good but ultimately inconsistent movie that excels only half the time. Full movie review »