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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Penelope Ann Miller
Tom Sizemore
Directors
Peter Hyams
Screenwriters
Amy Holden Jones
John Raffo
Rick Jaffa
Amanda Silver
Running Time
109 minutes

The Relic
Clichéd museum set monster movie with some good jump-out-of-your-seat moments


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Plot
A mysterious box of leaves arrives at a Chicago museum of natural history. Big brain Miller is poring over her DNA, bureaucrat Hunt hopes her new superstition exhibit will haul in the customers, and harassed cop Sizemore wants to know what ate the hypothalamus out of the guard found ripped apart in the men's room


Verdict
Disposable fun for the nasty-minded.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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