A complete list of films that are based on The Phantom of the Opera.
Directed by Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle and Edward Sedgwick. Starring Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry.
The Phantom of the Opera is a 1925 American silent horror film adaptation of Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra, directed by Rupert Julian and starring Lon Chaney, Sr. in the title role of the deformed Phantom who haunts the Paris Opera House, causing murder and mayhem in an attempt to make the woman he loves a star. The movie remains most famous for Chaney's ghastly, self-devised make-up, which was kept a studio secret until the film's premiere.
Directed by Weibang Ma-Xu. Starring Menghe Gu, Ping Hu and Shan Jin.
Song at Midnight (simplified Chinese: 夜半歌声; traditional Chinese: 夜半歌聲; pinyin: Yè bàn gē shēng) (also known as Singing at Midnight or literally Voice of Midnight) is a 1937 film directed by Ma-Xu Weibang. Often referred to as the first Chinese horror film, Song at Midnight is a remake/adaptation of Gaston Leroux's Phantom of the Opera, though the film injects a significant political subplot involving the leftist revolutionary movement to the original story.
Directed by Arthur Lubin. Starring Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster and Claude Rains.
Phantom of the Opera is a 1943 Universal musical horror film starring Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster and Claude Rains, directed by Arthur Lubin, and filmed in Technicolor. The original music score was composed by Edward Ward, loosely based on the novel The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. The movie is a remake of the 1925 film starring Lon Chaney.
Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Herbert Lom, Heather Sears and Edward de Souza.
The Phantom of the Opera is a 1962 British horror film based on the novel by Gaston Leroux. The film was made by Hammer Film Productions.
Directed by Brian De Palma. Starring Paul Williams, William Finley and Jessica Harper.
Phantom of the Paradise is a 1974 American musical horror film written and directed by Brian De Palma, and starring Paul Williams, William Finley and Jessica Harper.
Directed by Dwight H. Little. Starring Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen and Alex Hyde-White.
Phantom of the Opera: The Motion Picture (also known as The Phantom of the Opera) is a 1989 American horror film directed by Dwight H. Little and based on Gaston Leroux's novel of the same name. The film is a newer, gorier version of the classic 1910 tale, and stars Robert Englund as the Phantom.
Directed by Tony Richardson. Starring Teri Polo, Charles Dance and Burt Lancaster.
The Phantom of the Opera is a 1990 NBC two-part drama television miniseries directed by Tony Richardson and stars Charles Dance in the title role. It is adapted from Arthur Kopit's book for his then-unproduced stage musical Phantom, which is based loosely on Gaston Leroux's novel.
Directed by Dario Argento. Starring Julian Sands, Asia Argento and Andrea Di Stefano.
The Phantom of the Opera (Italian: Il fantasma dell'opera) is a 1998 Italian horror film directed by Dario Argento, adapted from the novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux. However, there are many differences between the book and the film (the biggest being that the Phantom is not disfigured).
Directed by Joel Schumacher. Starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum and Patrick Wilson.
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux. It was produced and co-written by Lloyd Webber and directed by Joel Schumacher. It stars Gerard Butler in the title role, Emmy Rossum as Christine Daaé, Patrick Wilson as Raoul, Miranda Richardson as Madame Giry, and Minnie Driver as Carlotta Giudicelli.