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Grendel (2007)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  13 January 2007 (USA)
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King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once ... See full summary »

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Michael J. Minor ...
Unferth (as Jack Minor)
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Finn
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Ingrid (as Alexis Peters)
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Atanas Srebrev ...
Andrey Slabakov ...
Eclaf
Harry Anichkin ...
King Higlack
Maxim Gentchev ...
Olf
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Sigmund
Ivo Simeonov ...
McGowin
Ruslan Kupenov ...
Rafel
Assen Blatechki ...
Renn
Todor Chapkanov ...
Sentry
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King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once glorious realm is terrorized by the undefeated monster Grendel. The task is made more difficult as Hrothgar kept gruesome secrets. Written by KGF Vissers

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An Unstoppable Monster Held A Kingdom Hostage. A Hero Set it Free.

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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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13 January 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beowulf et la Colère des Dieux  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Truly Awful.
16 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I just read a review defending this film because it had a low budget, now my take on things.

The CGI monsters was reasonable well animated but was implemented in the worst possible way. The fight scenes weren't even fights it was just one shot of an actor then one shot of monster with very interaction at all. When the monster did interact it looked like it was done in paintshop pro. In my opinion if you have a low budget you should use models and puppets. They may not look as fancy but at least they interact, just look at Peter Jacksons early films.

As for the acting Beowulf did an descent job but the rest of the cast were either not trying or they forgot where they where.

The script seemed confused to me. One minute they would be talking as if it were a modern day setting the next you get drama club Shakespeare speech. I'm not say it should be all 'ye' and 'that it be' but you need to find a cohesive balance so the lines sound like they come from the same person.

I did notice one part near the start when Beowulf was quoting the old testament which would have been find had he not spent the rest of the films talking about the gods and portents.

In short, this film is a very slightly polished turd, but a turn none the less.


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