PG-13 | | Animation, Action, Adventure
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
Roger Avary had originally intended to direct. Robert Zemeckis' friend and partner Steve Bing, who produced The Polar Express (2004), purchased the script for two million dollars, so Zemeckis could direct.
I want mead! Give me some mead, my queen!
Bards are mentioned in the movie, but bards only existed in Celtic culture. Germanic culture would have had "skalds".
English, Old English
£2,199,848 (UK) (18 November 2007)
$82,161,969 (USA) (27 January 2008)