A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

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Diana Dumbrava ...
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Andrei Rusu ...
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This post-apocalyptic future story is based on the 8th century Saxon epic poem about the knight who battled a monster in a medieval castle. In this story, Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the Outpost's master of arms. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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1 April 1999 (Singapore)  »

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After production was completed, Patricia Velasquez (Pendra) starred in another horror movie - The Mummy (1999). See more »

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During the training scene with Roland a metal staff weapon is thrown to the floor and the sound that it makes is blatantly that of a wooden staff. See more »

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Beowulf: You were right. It was your magic that brought me here.
Kyra: And it will be my magic that brings you back.
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Version of Beowulf (2007) See more »

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Outlook on Beowulf
19 October 2004 | by (Anderson, South Carolina) – See all my reviews

As an avid reader of the poem Beowulf, I was shocked to hear that so few people liked the movie. Granted it had a few glitches and the portrayal of Beowulf in an almost modern nature, I admit, did not make me want to watch it at first. But I finally did sit down and watch Beowulf. The way that Mr. Lambert and his fellow actors portrayed their parts were superb. Grendel and Beowulf. I think, would be terribly hard to portray. But it was well done. The setting that I was so worried about added to the story in a way that I never could have understood before seeing it. I was very pleased with directing, acting and stunts. I was mostly pleased with the way that Grendel was portrayed. But as said before, other than a few glitches and the artistic freedom that all directors take, it was an all in all good movie.


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