Phone Booth

Lists: Mystery, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding."

Overall Ranking: 949 (Rank from 2002: # 21)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 42.86%
Regular 57.14%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Today I Watched A Movie85(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik85
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 6
David Baruffi80
Lisa Marie Bowman75 - A good film, especially considering that it was directed by Joel Schumacher
(full review)
Dan O'Neill70 - The direction and acting is what keeps Phone Booth tense and entertaining, but the focus seems a little bit too divided and there isnít much that this film really tries to answer by the end of the film either.
(full review)
Bryan Lienesch69 - You get the idea that its supposed to be a scary situation, but you have a very hard time buying it.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 4

People Involved

  • Colin Farrell (Stu Shepard)
  • Kiefer Sutherland (Der Anrufer)
  • Forest Whitaker (Captain Ed Ramey)
  • Radha Mitchell (Kelly Shephard)
  • Katie Holmes (Pamela McFadden)
  • Paula Jai Parker (Felicia)
  • Domenick Lombardozzi (Wyatt)
  • Joel Schumacher (Director)