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Beowulf & Grendel

Year:
Duration:
USA:103 min | Canada:103 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
Genres:
Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
IMDB rate:
5.9
Director:
Sturla Gunnarsson
Awards:
1 win & 6 nominations
Details
Country: Canada
Release Date: 2006-03-09
Filming Locations: Iceland
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $4,360 (USA) (18 June 2006)
Gross: $66,851 (USA) (13 August 2006)
Cast
Actor
Character
Hringur Ingvarsson
Young Grendel
Spencer Wilding
Grendel's Father
Stellan Skarsgård
Hrothgar
Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson
Grendel
Gunnar Eyjólfsson
Aeschere
Gerard Butler
Beowulf
Philip Whitchurch
Fisherman
Rory McCann
Breca
Tony Curran
Hondscioh
Martin Delaney
Thorfinn
Mark Lewis
King Hygelac
Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir
Sea Hag
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
Unferth
Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir
Wealtheow
Sarah Polley
Selma
Eddie Marsan
Father Brendan
Gísli Örn Garðarsson
Erik (as Gísli Örn Gardarsson)
Gunnar Hansson
Grimur
Benedikt Clausen
Selma's Child
Steindór Andersen
Snorri
Matt John Evans
Geat Warrior
Jon Einarsson Gustafsson
Geat Warrior (as Jon Gustafsson)
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson
Guard (as Thröstur Leó Gunnarsson)
Arnór Hákonarson
Rock Throwing Kid
Þórður Helgi Guðjónsson
Rock Throwing Kid (as Thórdur Helgi Gudjónsson)
Kristín Hrönn Gunnarsdóttir
Dead Woman (as Kristín Gunnarsdóttir)
Daði Freyr Guðjónsson
Woman's Child (as Dadi Freyr Gudjónsson)
Egill Ólafsson
Necrophile (as Ólafur Egill Ólafsson)
Helgi Björnsson
Man
Don Ellione
Dead Guard (uncredited)
Sigurdur Mar Halldorsson
Geat Musician (uncredited)
Helgi Marteinn Ingason
Geat (uncredited)
Tómas Axel Ragnarsson
Geat (uncredited)
Guðmundur Karl Sigurdórsson
Dead Guard (uncredited)
Bárður Smárason
Geat (uncredited)
Bryjar Ágústsson
Geat (uncredited)
Goofs
At 1:30:25, when Beowulf enters the cave on the beach you can see an orange extension cord in the bottom right corner of the screen.
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When the priest is on his knees praying at night, Grendel steps up behind him twice (from two different angles).
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Brendan is referred to several times as a Celt, but the word was not applied to the inhabitants of the British Isles until the eighteenth century, and would not have been used at the time.
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Quotes
Beowulf: [on arriving] I'm sorry, we didn't mean to wake you
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Brendan the Celt: Wise king, you must know of the name of Clovis.
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Beowulf: Leave here troll, or stay and meet your doom!
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Photos from cast
Ronan Vibert
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