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Beowulf (2007) Movie Information

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Robert Zemeckis


Angelina Jolie
Anthony Hopkins
Ray Winstone
John Malkovich
Robin Wright Penn
Brendan Gleeson





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The ancient tale of Beowulf and how the warrior must destroy the evil monster Grendel and her mother due to the fact that they are terrorizing villages.

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Matthew Brady 07/12/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Beowulf is kind of a ass-hole in this film. The story is about a evil monster Grendel and her mother due to the fact that they are terrorizing villages until Beowulf has to save the day. The animation in this film was okay I mean at times it looked stunning but at times it looked a bit fake. The main character of the film (Beowulf) and he is kind of a dick, at the first he was okay but toward there end he became a ass and a idiot.

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Daniel Corleone 10/18/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A story of a brave warrior Beowulf (Ray Winstone) together with his trusted friend Wiglaf (Brendan Gleeson) and fellow soldiers travel to Denmark to slay a monster called Grendel (Crispin Glover). The subjects tackled were temptation for power, loyalty and maturation of ones character. So many big names were involved but overall, just a decent film with loads of action, drama with a simple story. Beowulf is definitely for mature audiences who want to try this type of format.

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fifteen% 07/10/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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great animations! the first time i saw the trailer i thought it was live-action. well-written by roger avary and neil gaiman!

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04/09/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A misshapen creature terrorises a Viking township leading to a bloodthirsty warrior answering the call of its ruler to slay the beast. Beowulf begins as you'd expect, with two dimensional Tolkien wannabes slapping each other's backs, bragging about their adventures and bouncing around the screen in computer generated blood baths. In fact, the heat of the battle featuring a naked Beowulf whose modesty is preserved by some laughably phallic scenery in a similar style to Austin Powers is almost comical, a comparison not helped by Angelina once again showcasing her Ivana Humpalot accent. The film only becomes remotely interesting once Grendel (almost incomprehensibly voiced by Crispin Glover) is disposed of; it is actually when the story shifts to the aftermath of the battle and the consequen...

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10/25/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Okay Retelling, but NOT Epic!

One of the reasons I so disliked The Polar Express was because of the motion-capture animation used in the film. To me, the characters looked lifeless and zombie-fied; almost scary, in some cases. Thankfully, the technological advancements of the animation have improved enough to make Beowulf a much more watchable film - especially in the battle scenes, which are awe-inspiring.

GREATLY breaking away from the original epic poem, the film opens in Denmark in 507A.D, where King Hrothgar (voiced by Anthony Hopkins) finds his kingdom greatly besieged by the giant troll Grendel (the violent and gory opening scene, in which Grendel attacks the hall where the king and his subjects are making merry, is truly jaw-dropping). The king is so distraught, anxious to rid himself of Grendel, that he of...

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Movie God

07/01/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Flawed but well done at the same time.

When Beowulf was announced I thought it looked like it was going to be one of the most amazing CGI films ever released. As I saw the first trailers for it I knew there would be a few things that I would be impressed with, and some of the things I would find to be problematic. Once it hit the theaters many of my friends clamored to see it on the opening night. I decided against it. Actually I held out until last weekend. Yeah its been out of the theaters for almost a year, and its been on DVD for about 5 months.
To be honest I had lost most of my interest in seeing it. Not because of negative reviews or because of anyone saying that there was anything technically bad about it but because a couple of the trailers had left me questioning whether or not i would truly enjoy the movie.
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