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Curse of the Ring (2004)

Ring of the Nibelungs (original title)
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The young blacksmith Siegfried, who, not knowing that he is heir to a conquered kingdom, becomes popular with the Burgunds by slaying their bane, the dragon Fafnir. When the reward seems to... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric / Siegfried
Brunhild (as Kristanna Løken)
Mavie Hörbiger ...
Aletta Bezuidenhout ...
Sean Higgs ...
King Thorkwin
King Thorkilt
Queen Siegland
Leonard Moss ...
Ryan Slabbert ...


The young blacksmith Siegfried, who, not knowing that he is heir to a conquered kingdom, becomes popular with the Burgunds by slaying their bane, the dragon Fafnir. When the reward seems to be a huge treasure, Siegfried ignores the curse that lies on the hoard - which now seems to endanger his love to beautiful Norse warrior queen Brunhild. Written by Tandem Communications

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The Nordic legend that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien to write the Lord of the Ring trilogy.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some intense action violence and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 December 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Curse of the Ring  »

Box Office


$23,000,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


When Siegfried is fighting the two Saxon kings he is disarmed of his sword and shield, after being knocked to the ground he retrieves his sword, gets up, and a short piece of action ensues. The shot then changes and he suddenly has his shield for the closing seconds of the fight sequence. See more »


Brunnhild: Once I loved a man, who I thought the gods themselves had sent me. I loved the whole world because he was in it. Long we were parted but I could bear it because I knew he would return one day. But when he came again it was as if his heart had been wiped clean. I loved him as I had but he did not love me. We were strangers as before we had met.
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Version of Die Nibelungen, Teil 1 - Siegfried (1966) See more »


Riding on the Rocks
Composed & Written by Nick Laird-Clowes, Ilan Eshkeri & Andrew Raiher
Performed by Katie Knight-Adams
(c) Tandem Communications / VIP Medienfonds 2 & 3 2004
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Beautiful film
22 April 2006 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This film is a beautiful legend about the true love, hate, betrayal and friendship. I think not the effects are the most important thing in this movie but the message it gives to us. I will remember this film because there are very few films with such strong message. Everyone who believes in good and in morals should see this movie! The actors play is not at a high level with the exception of Max Von Sudof and Kristanna Loken but this is not so important because the background of the film - the history on the basis of which it was made is fascinating. I really enjoyed the play of Kristanna Loken. She proved that she is one of the most prospering actresses at the moment. Especially in such epic kind of movies. Enjoy the film.

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