The Runestone

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The Runestone ★★ 1991 (R)

After the eponymous viking relic is unearthed, an archaeologist's meddling frees a longimprisoned wolfbeast that terrorizes New York. An adequate horror flick that taps the seldomexplored vein of Norse mythology. Based on a novel by Mark E. Rogers. 105m/C VHS . Peter Riegert, Joan Severance, William Hickey, Tim Ryan, Chris Young, Alexander Godunov; D: Willard Carroll; W: Willard Carroll; M: David Newman.