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An anthropologist and a homicide detective are trying to destroy a South American lizard-like god who is on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.
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The Relic is a 1997 American monster-horror film directed by Peter Hyams and based on the best-selling 1995 novel Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The film stars Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, and Linda Hunt. In the film, a detective and a biologist try to defeat a South-American lizard-like monster who is on a killing spree in a Chicago Museum.Production was originally intended to be held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. However, executives were concerned that film would scare away children. The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago offered the studio to shoot the movie at their location instead, taking interest in the film's premise. Filming took place between Chicago and Los Angeles. The film was the second on-screen collaboration between Hunt and Miller, who both worked on Kindergarten Cop.The film was released in the United States on January 10, 1997 by Paramount Pictures and by Universal Pictures in worldwide territories. The film received mixed reviews from critics, and grossed over $48 million worldwide. It was the last film appearance of Audra Lindley.
Chicago, United States of America
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