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Beowulf

"Evil breeds pain."

An epic tale concerning a 6th-century Scandinavian warrior named Beowulf and his mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.

-- Box Office --
Released: Nov 14th, 2007
Budget: $70,000,000.00
Revenue: $195,735,876.00

Beowulf Main Cast

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Robin Wright
Robin Wright
plays Wealthow
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
plays Hrothgar
Paul Baker (XXI)
Paul Baker (XXI)
plays Musician #1
John Bilezikjian
John Bilezikjian
plays Musician #2
Rod D. Harbour
Rod D. Harbour
plays Musician #3
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Crispin Glover's first project with director Robert Zemeckis since Back to the Future.
  • Movie Goof (factual errors): When Hrothgar stands with Beowulf and discusses where he got the horn, he makes it sound as if he killed Fafnir the dragon. According to the Viking sagas (Völsunga saga) it was Sigurd (Fafnesbane) who slew the dragon Fafnir, not Hrothgar from the Beowulf epic.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): Grendel and his mother say several phrases in Old English. Even though it is the language of the written version of the Beowulf poem, it is not the language spoken in the time and area where the action takes place (East Old Norse is more probable). There is also no justification for switching from Modern to Old English and back in the dialog.
  • Movie Goof (errors in geography): There are no mountains in Denmark. The highest point in Denmark is 147 meters.
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