About

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love

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Directed by

Joel Schumacher

Written by

Joel Schumacher (Screenplay)
Gaston Leroux (Novel)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (Screenplay)

Runtime

143 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The classic musical comes to the big screen for the first time.

Cast

Keywords

remake musical based on play or musical black and white mask theatre obsession 1910s dancing disfigured face opera singer tragic villain rooftop

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Art Direction

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography John Mathieson