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Blood of Beasts (2005)

Beauty and the Beast (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Family | July 2009 (France)
Freya is the clan princess, pursued by Sven who wants only to become king after King Thorsson dies. Freya prefers Agnar, who was lost with a boatload of clansmen on a raid. The old king ... See full summary »

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Freya
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Sven
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Eric
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Beast / Agnar
Greg Melvill-Smith ...
Thorsson
Candice Hillebrand ...
Ingrid
Marcel van Heerden ...
Kogla
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Olaf
Steven van Niekerk ...
Heindall (as Stephen Van Niekerk)
Lee Ann Shepherd ...
Alfhild
Ron Smerczak ...
Ragnar
Aubrey Lovett ...
Raine
Etienne Oelofse ...
Gang
Etienne Changuion ...
Jarl (as Ettiene Changulon)
Antony Jardin ...
Algar
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Freya is the clan princess, pursued by Sven who wants only to become king after King Thorsson dies. Freya prefers Agnar, who was lost with a boatload of clansmen on a raid. The old king longs for one more grand adventure and takes a group to an island two days journey away. The island is cursed, being the realm of a great and brutal Beast - said to be protected by Odin. The King discovers that this is where Agnar and the others met their deaths. When the Beast attacks, most are quickly killed. The frail King is locked in battle with the Beast, and cowardly Sven runs away under the guise of helping a wounded Eric, leaving the King to die. Back in the village, Sven proclaims himself King and demands Freya wed him on the next full moon. Eric tells Freya the truth - that her Father might still be alive - and she sets out to free him, accompanied only be her friend Ingrid. They encounter the Beast and Freya exchanges herself for her wounded Father. Freya is left alone on the cursed island ... Written by Manthrax

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Rated PG-13 for sequences and images of violence | See all certifications »
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Freya: But you still live!
Sven: Yes, and so do the others and so will our people because they know not to meddle in the affairs of the gods. If Odin wants the cursed island, then let him have it!
Freya: Coward!
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Referenced in Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 3 (2014) See more »

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I agree, not as bad as your think
25 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree with the previous comment: this movie is better than you think, it's pretty nice and obviously the core crew put as much effort into it as they could given budget.

The things that I don't like differ from the previous opinion, though.

I think the costumes and sets are actually pretty good, in my opinion the main problem is some lousy acting. Not by Jane March but by the bad guy and some others.

Quite obviously, somebody had an idea for a movie and got a good team together and then had to hire actors that lack a certain spirit.

But in the end it is enjoyable enough and hey, Brad Pitt can't act either so there.


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