The Shadow Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 13394

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 43

Theatrical Release Date: 07/01/1994

Language: English

Genre: Action, Adventure

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Russell Mulcahy

Actors: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry

Plot: Based on the classic radio drama, The Shadow begins his life of fighting crime when he battles a descendant of Ghengis Khan.

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Rating of
2/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/22/2019

Alec Baldwin's character reminds you of Bruce Wayne/Batman, except completely uninteresting.

Rating of
2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 10/01/2012

A little known character is given the big screen treatment in a very Indiana Jones like action adventure. I rather enjoyed it's irreverent humour and Saturday morning serial feel. Russel (Highlander) Mulcahy keeps everything cracking along at a fair pace and it has some marvellous production design. Not bad at all and much better than The Spirit.

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Rating of
2.5/4

The Shadow knows ... this is a pretty good movie

The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008

"Lamont Cranston" (Alec Baldwin) was a murderous opium dealer who was brought to a Tibetan mystic who knew his true identity. He was taught for seven years how to "cloud the minds of men" to where they only see his ("Cranston") shadow. After his training, he goes to 1930's New York City, where he assumes the role of a playboy by day, and the vigilante known simply as "The Shadow" by night who uses a network of what he calls "agents" to keep him informed on "what evil lurks in the hearts of men." One of those in his network is a cab driver (Peter Boyal), who drives "The Shadow" around the city.

"The Shadow" has been fighting the local gangsters -- until now. "Shiwan Khan" (John Lone), the last descendant of Ghengis Khan, who was also received the same training by the mystic. "Khan" …

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