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The sweeping landscapes of Iceland are amazing. That is the only positive thing I can say other than I adore Gerard Butler. The pacing lags horribly. Read morePublished 23 hours ago by Lisa
This is a rough, vulgar version of the Beowulf legend. It was very hard to follow, with little dialogue, and the actors have thick accents, making it hard to understand them. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark K. Rempel
Not what I expected. Good for college level not high schoolPublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Nothing else like this movie. This is the only "Beowulf" as far as I am concerned. Gerard Butler is perfect in this roll. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Doris A Holubec
The behind the scenes footage/documentary was far better than the movie. I've read this book since high school and, although the movie-makers challenges were great and difficult,... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jamila Ali
This is an excellent portrayal of the Classic Beowulf Tale. The movie is probably is a more true representation of the life and times of the era than the tale itself. Read morePublished 11 months ago by GregO
For some reason in film versions of the poem, Hrothgar has done something to give motive to Grendel's attacks. It has become a cliché. Read morePublished 11 months ago by The Reviewer
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|What is with the sea hag?||
That's Grendel's mom as far as I can remember. I don't know if a character said that or if I just understood it, but I don't want to watch this atrocity again to find out.
May 21, 2009 by L. Fain | See all 3 posts
|release of this film in the U.S.....||
No no no no no. No more Angelina Jolie please. I just have horrid flashbacks of Alexander....no no no.
I want to see THIS version with the most talented Mr. Butler AND the beautiful Icelandic scenery.
And then Hollywood wants to know why noone goes?
May 15, 2006 by rossetti_stunner | See all 9 posts
|Is this film only for raving Gerard Butler fans?||
This film received many positive main stream and internet reviews as well as some negative ones. It's not a typical action film but a thoughtful and entertaining film using Beowulf to explore issues of tribalism, revenge and honor. And, yes, the humor in it IS intentional. (Monty Python is... Read More
Sep 27, 2006 by J. Beins | See all 4 posts