Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

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In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.


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29 September 2005 | byrm
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| I loved it ...
I saw Beowulf & Grendel in Toronto at the TIFF and I loved it. The film was beautiful to behold ~ breathtaking scenery of Iceland set alongside a moving and powerful score. The entire cast delivered strong performances. Gerard Butler was a magnificent Beowulf ... emoting the torment of his soul with tender subtlety yet never compromising the intrinsic brutality and strength vital to his character. The story, modified from its original literary version to adapt to a contemporary audience, was profoundly relevant to today's political and social climate. A pleasant surprise in the film is the clever use of unexpected wit and wry humour. If you enjoy a film that will make you think ... this one is for you. natalie(GB.net)

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Release Date:

9 March 2006

Language

English, Latin, Icelandic


Country of Origin

Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia

Filming Locations

Iceland

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,360 18 June 2006

Gross USA:

$68,820

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,076

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