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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
A homicide detective (Tom Sizemore) helps a biologist (Penelope Ann Miller) hunt a giant creature that is killing people in a Chicago museum.

Cast: Penelope Ann Miller , Tom Sizemore , Linda Hunt , James Whitmore , Clayton Rohner , Chi Muoi Lo , Thomas Ryan , Robert Lesser

Director: Peter Hyams

Genres: Horror

The Relic (1997)

Release Date: January 10th, 1997|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Sizemore ("Heat") and Miller, though saddled with a lot of scientific DNA jargon, are really the only lively people in this dense, gruesome film that stubbornly refuses to break out of its contrived atmosphere. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    All of this is actually a lot of fun, if you like special effects and gore. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    There are moments when The Relic is almost enjoyable, albeit in a visceral sort of way. Unfortunately, when all is said and done, this horror/science fiction amalgamation seems like nothing more ambitious than a bad reworking of elements from Aliens, Species, Jaws, and Predator. show more

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