By Owen Gleiberman
February 21, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST
Sony Pictures Imageworks
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  • Movie
Genre
  • Action Adventure

It’s axiomatic that the more a superhero looks like the spawn of Satan, the more of a softy he is inside. As Johnny Blaze, a daredevil biker who sells his soul, becoming the vengeful Ghost Rider, Nicolas Cage passes off droopiness as acting. The Ghost Rider himself makes for a nifty image, with a skull that pokes out of his spiked leather jacket and pops into flames like a cigarette lighter. But everything else in Ghost Rider(the story, the visual energy, Peter Fonda channeling Jack Nicholson as the devil) is so much flatter than it was on the comic-book page that an image is all he is. C-

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  • Movie
Genre
  • Action Adventure
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  • PG-13
runtime
  • 114 minutes
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