The Relic [DVD] [1997]

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  • Release Date: 10/24/2017
  • Rating: R
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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (6 out of 6)

Special Features


  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis


The Relic
A mythological creature stalks the halls of a museum during a society fundraiser in this cheap sci-fi horror genre knock-off of Alien (1979). Penelope Ann Miller stars as Dr. Margo Green, an evolutionary biologist at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History who receives a shipment of artifacts from a colleague performing fieldwork in Brazil. Among the contents are leaves containing a rare fungus that, unbeknownst to Green or anyone else, attracts the palate of a rapidly mutating, lizard-like monster called Kothoga that has stowed away on a Brazilian freighter and has found a subterranean route into the museum from Lake Michigan. Before long, several museum employees have become decapitated snack food for the beast, which prefers to dine on human hypothalamuses and pituitary glands. Despite dire warnings from the museum staff, a gruff coroner (Audra Lindley) and the investigating detective, Lt. Vincent D'Agosta (Tom Sizemore), the Windy City's oblivious mayor orders a black-tie museum fundraiser to proceed. During the event, the building's high-tech security system locks Green, D'Agosta, the mayor, and many chi-chi party guests in with the hungry animal, forcing everyone to attempt an escape through an underground waterway with which Kothoga is all too familiar. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • 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



Customer rating

4.2
100%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Fun Movie

    Posted
    MurphyBrown

    Not the scariest movie or the best plot but it's a FUN movie. What I really like about it is that it was filmed in Chicago and at our museum. That's really why I bought it. It does have a cool ending!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    TEETH BITE

    Posted
    radicxs
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    WOW YOU MIGHT NOT WANT TO LOOK AND DID UP OLD THINGS THEY COULD COME TO LIFE AND EAT YOU

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie

    Posted
    ChrisG
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    Tom Sizemore and Penelope Ann Miller really make this movie....love to see acting that requires a little depth

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    blue ray

    Posted
    love824
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    like it from being to end action packed ok look so good

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Cheesy

    Posted
    mu306
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    A cheese-fest, but very solid as a fright flick creature feature.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    get movie!

    Posted
    Cinderella
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    read all the books and wanted to see the movie-I recommend it!

    I would recommend this to a friend



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