Beowulf & Grendel (2005) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Beowulf & Grendel

Sturla Gunnarsson, 2005

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Beowulf
Unknown, 900

Beowulf & Grendel is a movie directed by Sturla Gunnarsson in 2005 and inspired by the book Beowulf by Unknown, first published in 900. The movie features Gerard Butler, Sarah Polley, Stellan Skarsgard, Ingvar Eggert Sigurdsson, Eddie Marsan, Tony Curran, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

5.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Beowulf & Grendel (Sturla Gunnarsson, 2005)

6.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Beowulf (Unknown, 900)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Beowulf, the 900 book by Unknown.

Beowulf

Read by: Philip Harburgh

Storyline

The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior’s battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to rid a village of the marauding monster.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Beowulf & Grendel, the 2005 movie by Sturla Gunnarsson

Year

2005

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

5.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Beowulf & Grendel

Country: Canada

Year: 2005

Length: 1h44m

Cover of Beowulf, the 900 book by Unknown

Year

900

Pages

245

Book Rate

6.90

S: Goodreads

Book

Beowulf

Country: UK

First published in: 900

Length: 245 pages

Genre: Poem

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Beowulf (1999)
Movie by Graham Baker
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The 13th Warrior (1999)
Movie by John McTiernan, Michael Crichton
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Beowulf (2007)
Movie by Robert Zemeckis
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Grendel (2007)
Movie by Nick Lyon
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Outlander (2008)
Movie by Howard McCain

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Which is better?

Poster of Beowulf & Grendel, the 2005 movie by Sturla Gunnarsson

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Cover of Beowulf, the 900 book by Unknown

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Beowulf & Grendel, the 2005 movie by Sturla Gunnarsson

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29% No

5 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Beowulf, the 900 book by Unknown

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20% No

4 votes

1 votes

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