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The Runestone (1991)

A Norse runestone is discovered in Western Pennsylvania. The prophecy upon it tells of the Norse great wolf Fenrir (Fenris), and that its release from the stone will bring about Ragnarok --... See full summary »

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Capt. Gregory Fanducci
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Lars Hagstrom
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Martin Almquist
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Chief Richardson
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Jacob
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Erika Schickel ...
Angela
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Lester
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Marotta
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A Norse runestone is discovered in Western Pennsylvania. The prophecy upon it tells of the Norse great wolf Fenrir (Fenris), and that its release from the stone will bring about Ragnarok --- the end of the world. Archaeologist Sam Stewart and wife Marla find it has some connection to their friend Martin. A young boy named Jacob is haunted by terrifying nightmares of what is to come, and his family explains these dreams through stories from Norse legend, which says that the only one who can destroy Fenrir is Tyr, the Norse god of war, who is prophesied to return to fight the creature. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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An ancient prophecy is about to become a modern nightmare.


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October 1991 (USA)  »

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Anthony III  »

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The "no beast so fierce" line is from Shakespeare's Richard III. See more »

Quotes

Lars Hagstrom: So, you have come to see the crazy old man?
Marla Stewart: Yes.
Lars Hagstrom: At least this one is honest.
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Features Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) See more »

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The Teddy Bears' Picnic
Music by John W. Bratton
Lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy
Published by Warner Chappell Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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I suppose I'll have to read the novel
14 June 2002 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

This has all the necessary elements of a good campy horror film but it stumbles and is at times confusing. But is does provide entertainment and the finale is quite exciting. Not all that bad. Could have been more polished though.


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