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Beowulf (1999)

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In a besieged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

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Graham Baker

Writers:

Anonymous (epic poem "Beowulf"), Mark Leahy (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lambert ... Beowulf
Rhona Mitra ... Kyra
Oliver Cotton ... Hrothgar
Götz Otto ... Roland
Charles Robinson ... Weaponsmaster (as Charlie Robinson)
Brent Jefferson Lowe Brent Jefferson Lowe ... Will (as Brent J. Lowe)
Roger Sloman ... Karl
Layla Roberts Layla Roberts ... Grendel's Mother
Robert Willox Robert Willox ... Chief Officer
Patricia Velasquez ... Pendra
Marcel Cobzariu Marcel Cobzariu ... Lookout (as Marcelo Cobzariu)
Vlad Jipa Vlad Jipa ... Sentry
Diana Dumbrava ... Hrothgar's Wife
Andrei Rusu Andrei Rusu ... 1st Soldier
Vitalie Bantas Vitalie Bantas ... 1st Guard
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Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Fortress At The Edge Of Darkness. An Enemy Within That Only One Man Can Conquer! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1999 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

Beovulf See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,744
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Lambert passed on the opportunity to return as Raiden for Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) to star in this film. James Remar replaced Christopher Lambert in the role. See more »

Goofs

(at around 20 mins) During the training scene with Roland a metal staff weapon is thrown to the floor and the sound that it makes is blatantly that of a wooden staff. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Will: Hey, why I always gotta get the broken ones?
Weaponsmaster: Try the trigger.
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Connections

Version of Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Guilty (Juno Reactor Mix)
Performed by Gravity Kills
Written by Gravity Kills
Published by TVT Music, Inc.
Gravity Kills appears courtesy of TVT Records
p1997 TVT Records
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Christopher Lambert scores again.
8 February 1999 | by Iceman#1See all my reviews

Christopher Lambert plays Beowulf, a man born half of heaven and half of hell, and he does this part perfectly, not since Mortal Kombat have I seen him this good. The first chance you get to see Beowulf, then do it. Go and see it, you won't be disappointed, Beowulf is a great movie. I give it 10 out of 10.


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