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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Marcel Cobzariu ...
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Hrothgar's Wife
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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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Christopher Lambert's 6th science fiction fantasy film. See more »

Goofs

When Beowulf cuts off the arm of Grendel, we see a left arm hit the ground (look at where the thumb is) but it is Grendel's right arm that is missing. See more »

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Will: You know Carl, with all the cool ways to die around here, I'd rather not go by heart-attack.
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Referenced in Dawson's Creek: After Hours (2002) See more »

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Front 242 (Bass Under Siege by The Prodigy)
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Excellent Atmosphere, well made movie
12 November 2000 | by (Jackson, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Beowulf was not at all what I expected. Once I got past that fact it was a very enjoyable movie. The whole neo-Gothic-industrial feeling to the movie almost reminded me of "the Crow" (especially the music.) The combination of suspense, action, and an interesting plot kept me riveted to my seat. I gave this movie a rating of 9, and it could have been improved only by adding a few more good solid fights.


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