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"Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of men? The Shadow knows." Based on the long- running radio program, this atmospheric feature follows the exploits of Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, as he battles the last descendant of Ghengis Khan who has come to take over New York City through mass hypnosis. See other new releases, "Behind the Mask" (1937) and "The Shadow Strikes" (1937) for the first film adventures of the Shadow.
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CastJohn Lone
DirectorRussell Mulcahy
Release Date:  1994
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
DVD Release Date:  Universal Studios Home Video (February 23, 1999)
Runtime:  1hr 52min
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review by . August 01, 2008
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Pros: entertaining and nostalgic, good fantasy adventure for family viewing      Cons: overblown fantasy, limited appeal      The Bottom Line: Can Sam Raimi bring a new light to the Shadow?      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. In 1930's China a wealthy American has risen to the top of the underworld, and no act is too ruthless if it means keeping his power. The Tulku (Brady Tsurutani), …
review by . April 16, 2000
Pros: Decent flick     Cons: Too much Batman     For those of you too young to remember the original SHADOW from the old radio series, you may find this movie in good taste. To those of us with the Shadow in our memory banks, it leaves a lot to be desired.      Starring Alec Baldwin as The Shadow, Penelope Ann Miller as Margo Lane, Peter Boyle, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry, and an interesting Jonathan Winters as The Shadow's uncle and a police …
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