The Phantom (1996)

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Based on the 1930's comic strip (the Phantom was invented in 1936 by Lee Falk), the story revolves around an evil New York based businessman called Xander Drax who plans to conquer the world. He needs three skulls (he already has two) and sends his henchmen to a far off jungle called Bengalla in order to steal one of the mysterious skulls of Touganda. He is challenged by the Phantom (21st in a family line of men who have assumed the crime-fighting mantle since 1535).

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