animated movie Beowulf © Warner Bros. / Shangri-La Entertainment
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Beowulf

"In a legendary time of heroes, the mighty warrior Beowulf battles the demon Grendel and incurs the hellish wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. Their epic class forges the timeless legend of Beowulf." -- official site

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I thought this to be pretty much turgid, horrid, dumbed-down garbage. Perhaps it hurt that I'd read the original medieval book/poem (translated into modern English, but I studied medieval grammar...
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I don't know what to say about this one really...maybe it was all the caffeine I'd had...or I was having a retarded moment but I could not follow the plot....
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This is a definite leap upwards in motion capture technology. At the very least it's certainly prettier than Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within(may that dreck forever rest in animation limbo)....
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From the makers of The Polar Express... comes the bloodiest movie I have ever seen. Too bad Tom Hanks wasnt around to feed the demon. I was blown away by...
Created by: Warner Bros., Shangri-La Entertainment
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Ray Winstone ... Beowulf
Angelina Jolie ... Grendel's Mother
Anthony Hopkins ... King Hrothgar
Robin Wright Penn ... Queen Wealhtheow
John Malkovich ... Unferth
Brendan Gleeson ... Wiglaf
Crispin Glover ... Grendel
Alison Lohman ... Ursula
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Produced by: Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, Jack Rapke and Steve Bing
Executive Producers: Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary, Roger Roberts and Martin Shafer
Musical Score by: Alan Silvestri
Writing Credits: Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary
Based on: the epic poem "Beowulf"
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