The Relic

The Relic

"The Next Evolution In Terror."
  • R
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 50 min
  • 5.8  (24,949)
  • 55

The Relic is a horror film that was released January 10th, 1997 and has a running time of 110 minutes. The film was directed by Peter Hyams, based on the novel The Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The film stars Penelope Miller (Margo), Tom Sizemore (Lieutenant Vincent), Linda Hunt (Dr. Cuthbert) and James Whitmore (Dr. Frock). The film begins with John Whitney, an anthropologist, visiting a recently discovered tribe. He later arrives at a ship asking that the item he is shipping be returned to him. He is advised that it is too late, and he later sneaks onto the ship. He searches the ship and desperately searches but does not find what he searches for. The ship then returns to Chicago, without a crew. Lieutenant Vincent begins his investigation. The mysterious crate arrives at a museum where Dr. Cuthbert and Dr. Frock work and are about to open a "Superstition" exhibition. The film continues its story in the search for the cause of the deaths and the terrors that the museum employees face.

The Relic
The Relic
The Relic

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The Relic is a horror film that was released January 10th, 1997 and has a running time of 110 minutes. The film was directed by Peter Hyams, based on the novel The Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The film stars Penelope Miller (Margo), Tom Sizemore (Lieutenant Vincent), Linda Hunt (Dr. Cuthbert) and James Whitmore (Dr. Frock).

The film begins with John Whitney, an anthropologist, visiting a recently discovered tribe. He later arrives at a ship asking that the item he is shipping be returned to him. He is advised that it is too late, and he later sneaks onto the ship. He searches the ship and desperately searches but does not find what he searches for.

The ship then returns to Chicago, without a crew. Lieutenant Vincent begins his investigation. The mysterious crate arrives at a museum where Dr. Cuthbert and Dr. Frock work and are about to open a "Superstition" exhibition. The film continues its story in the search for the cause of the deaths and the terrors that the museum employees face.

The Relic is a 1997 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8 and a MetaScore of 55.

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  • Release Date
    1997
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 50 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (24,949)
  • Metascore
    55