Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sexual material and nudity.
Length: 113 minutes
Budget: $150 million
Box Office: $231 million ($82 U.S., $114 Intl., $35 DVD)
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis, who made Polar Express, Cast Away, Contact, Forrest Gump, Romancing the Stone, Romancing the Stone, and (most famously) all three Back to the Future films.
Written by: Neil Gaiman, of comic book fame whose best movie was Stardust, and Roger Avary, who wrote Silent Hill, Rules of Attraction, and worked on the Tarantino films Pulp Fiction, True Romance, and Reservoir Dogs.
Starring: the voices of Robin Wright Penn, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Crispin Glover, Ray Winstone, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Coppola, and Angelina Jolie. Summary: Based on the ancient fantasy hero tale of Beowulf, this story follows the legendary hero as he comes to Denmark to kill the demon Grendel, only then to discover that the mother demon is far more insidious.
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