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Penelope Ann Miller Penelope Ann Miller
Dr. Margo Green
Tom Sizemore Tom Sizemore
Lt. Vincent D'Agosta
Linda Hunt Linda Hunt
Dr. Ann Cuthbert
James Whitmore James Whitmore
Dr. Albert Frock
Clayton Rohner Clayton Rohner
Det. Hollingsworth
Chi Muoi Lo Chi Muoi Lo
Dr. Greg Lee
Robert Lesser Robert Lesser
Mayor Robert Owen
Diane Robin Diane Robin
The Mayor's Wife


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Douglas Preston Douglas Preston
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Lincoln Child Lincoln Child
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An average movie

10 years, 7 months ago at Apr 29 16:33
To be honest, I'm not really sure why but I was really eager to check this movie. Indeed, I really wanted to like this flick. I don't know, the title was pretty awesome and the whole thing seemed at first full of promises. Unfortunately, the end-result was rather disappointing. Eventually, it is a typical Peter Hyams effort, as it is a just a B-movie with some very cheap special effects (apparentl... read more
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A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.
Release date: 10 January 1997
UPC: 097363315476
Tags: Horror (10), Mystery (5), Action (4), Thriller (4), Monsters (4), 1997 (3), Museum (3), 1990s (2), Monster (2), Animals (2), Suspense (2), 1990's (2), Read (1), Drama (1), Fantasy (1), Boo! (1), Action Adventure (1), Beasts (1), Book Based (1), Authors Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (1)
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" Date: 6/7/2021 Viewed: Hulu Re-watch Note: I haven't seen The Relic since it was on VHS back in the late 90s, and I was curious to see if it holds up or not. After watching it again on Hulu, it's not a bad movie. The Relic has an interesting premise of a killer monster inside a Museum. It has a similar vibe to Alien (1979) by being very atmospheric. Similar to Alien, the film builds up to the appearance of the monster over time. You don't see much of the monster until later on in the film. "


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" Directed by: Peter Hyams Produced by: Mark Gordon, Gale Anne Hurd, Gary Levinsohn, and Sam Mercer Written by: Amy Holden Jones, John Raffo, Rick Jaffa, and Amanda Silver Based on the novel by: Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston Cinematography: Peter Hyman Edited by: Steven Kemper Music by: John Debney Distributed by: Paramount Pictures"


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"Modern man oversteps his boundaries by mucking about with other cultures and inadvertently unleashes a beast upon civilization. It's a trope done to death, so it's quite refreshing to see it done with all the monster chomping glee (and grue) that The Relic manages. The movie knows what it is and it revels in it. Very fun. "


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" Directed by: Peter Hyams Produced by: Mark Gordon, Gale Anne Hurd, Gary Levinsohn, and Sam Mercer Written by: Amy Holden Jones, John Raffo, Rick Jaffa, and Amanda Silver Based on the novel by: Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston Cinematography: Peter Hyman Edited by: Steven Kemper Music by: John Debney Distributed by: Paramount Pictures"


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"When: June 22nd-23rd First-Time Viewing: Yes. How: VHS from the library. What'd I Think?: Passable, somewhat engaging, generic Crichton-esque techno-thriller. My Rating: 6/10 Other Notes: NA."


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