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Beowulf & Grendel

Gerard Butler  Actor Stellan Skarsgård  Actor Sarah Polley  Actor Ingvar E. Sigurdsson  Actor


MPAA Rating: R
Contains:Graphic Violence,Adult Situations,Profanity,Sexual Situations

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Beowulf & Grendel

Theatrical Release Date: 2006 06 16 (USA - Limited)

UPC: 013137212093

Studio: Anchor Bay

MPAA Rating: R   Contains:[Graphic Violence, Adult Situations, Profanity, Sexual Situations]

Summary: One of the oldest epic poems in the English language gets a robust visual interpretation in this historical epic shot on location in Iceland. Hrothgar (Stellan Skarsgård) is a Danish king who murders a troll that has been terrorizing his countryside. But Hrothgar spares the life of the troll's strange young son, who with the passage of years grows to become Grendel (Ingvar Sigurdsson), a fearsome warrior intent upon avenging his father's death. As Grendel begins his slaughter of the king's closest confidants, Hrothgar realizes his life is in danger, and he calls upon the brave and fearless Beowulf (Gerard Butler) to track down and kill Grendel. As Beowulf and his band of warriors search for the vicious and elusive Grendel, he crosses paths with Selma (Sarah Polley), a beautiful and sensuous witch whose alliances are divided between Beowulf and his archenemy. Produced by Canadian, British, and Icelandic concerns, Beowulf & Grendel was a major box-office success in Canada before crossing south to American theaters in the summer of 2006. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Category: Adventure

Awards: Best Cinematography – Genie Awards Best Original Score – Genie Awards Best Sound Editing – Genie Awards Best Sound Editing – Genie Awards Best Sound Editing – Genie Awards Best Sound Editing – Genie Awards Best Sound Editing – Genie Awards

Features: cc5.1 audio
Cast interviews
Audio commentary by director Sturla Gunnarsson, screen writer Andrew Rai Berzins
Deleted scenes
Costume sketches
Featurette: "Wrath of Gods"

Beowulf & Grendel

Format: DVD

Release Date: 09/26/2006

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 Cinemascope

Audio: DD5.1 Dolby Digital 5.1, DD2 Dolby Digital Stereo

Runtime: 103 Minutes

Sides: 1

Number of Discs: 1

Language(s) English

Region: USA & territories, Canada

Chapters: Disc #1 -- Beowulf & Grendel
1. Opening Sequence [5:11]
2. Left Alone [4:36]
3. First Attack [5:52]
4. Returning Home [5:45]
5. Wouldn't Fight [4:33]
6. I'm Beowulf [4:08]
7. Seeking a Wife [5:26]
8. Waiting [5:15]
9. Hunting [3:50]
10. Baptism [7:10]
11. Feeding Lies [3:00]
12. The Bones [4:11]
13. Bloodless Dawn [7:22]
14. Bad Dream [3:15]
15. How Does He Die [7:17]
16. Half the Tale [6:00]
17. Life's Worth [4:37]
18. Blood of Kin [3:32]
19. Second Cave [8:54]
20. End Credits [4:00]

Cast and Crew: Fridrik Thór Fridriksson  Executive Producer 
Andrew Rai Berzins  Screenwriter 
Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson  Composer (Music Score) 
Jason Piette  Producer 
James D. Stern  Executive Producer 
Sturla Gunnarsson  Director 
Sturla Gunnarsson  Producer 
Eric Jordan  Producer 
Paul Stephens  Producer 
Michael Lionello Cowan  Producer 
Anna María Karlsdóttir  Producer 
Alex Marshall  Executive Producer 
Peter James  Executive Producer 
James Simpson  Executive Producer 
Gerard Butler  Actor 
Stellan Skarsgård  Actor 
Sarah Polley  Actor 
Ingvar E. Sigurdsson  Actor 
Eddie Marsan  Actor 
Tony Curran  Actor 
Rory McCann  Actor 
Ronan Vibert  Actor 
Martin Delaney  Actor 

Country: Canada,UK,Iceland