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.
Most of the time when Grendel is talking in the movie, he is speaking Old English, the language in which the original poem was written, which in sound resembles modern Swedish. Interestingly, he never speaks in the original poem. He only sings a ... ...
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)
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