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Ruslan Kupenov ...
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Assen Blatechki ...
Renn
Todor Chapkanov ...
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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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13 January 2007 (USA)  »

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Beowulf et la Colère des Dieux  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Ingrid (Alexis Peters) wears apparently immaculate contemporary style make-up and lipstick which is somewhat incongruous in the movie's Viking-era setting. See more »

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Bad acting, poor script, ...
17 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's hard to say what was the worst thing about this show: the bad acting, poor acoustics of different portions, bad CGI, improper sets for the period, the poor script. It would have been nice if the script followed the original tale a bit closer -- there's enough tension and good material in Beowulf to provide a great deal of good material, and a better story line, than the scriptwriters could come up with.

And why introduce a strange new weapon like a crossbow that fires explosive bolts?

I see that this movie was made in "only" 21 days. It shows in the lack of quality. I'm beginning to think this is general (poor) attitude taken by Sci-Fi channel (and others) when it comes to making movies out of classic tales in the past few years.

What a waste!


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