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* CainAndAbel: [[spoiler:Kyra and Grendel]] are this in virtue of being [[spoiler:Hrothgar's offspring]] making [[Grendel, Kyra's half brother]].

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* CainAndAbel: [[spoiler:Kyra and Grendel]] are this in virtue of being [[spoiler:Hrothgar's offspring]] making [[Grendel, [[spoiler:Grendel, Kyra's half brother]].

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* CainAndAbel: [[spoiler:Kyra and Grendel]] are this in virtue of being [[spoiler:Hrothgar's offspring]] making [[Grendel, Kyra's half brother]].

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* DarkIsNotEvil: Beowulf wears black and is the son of a dark god, who battles monsters for the sake of not being like them


* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Though she's never described in the original poem, Grendel's mother is usually portrayed as an ogress or a she-monster. Here, she's a beautiful seductress played by former playmate Layla Roberts (beautiful until her OneWingedAngel form, that is).



* AdaptedOut: The dragon is nowhere to be seen in this story, although some of his physical attributes are given to Grendel's Mother.



* AntagonisticOffspring: Grendel is only loyal to his mother, and thus becomes an enemy to his father Hrothgar.



* CompositeCharacter: Although there's no dragon in the film, its version of Grendel's mother has a second form that vaguely resembles an insectoid dragon.
* CursedWithAwesome: Beowulf considers himself cursed by his heritage, which he believes it will make him evil some day. However, in present time he is superhumanly strong and agile and has a HealingFactor.



* HealingFactor: Beowulf is, in his own words, "cursed", and thus can regenerate from wounds that would kill a normal man.

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* HealingFactor: Beowulf is, in his own words, "cursed", and thus can regenerate from wounds that would kill a normal man.man.
* HornyDemons: Grendel's Mother is a literal succubus here. She spawns demonic offspring from human fathers.



* MultiArmedAndDangerous: When she transforms, Grendel's Mother turns her limbs into a pair of wings/claws each, and she also sprouts a couple pair more from her back.



* PosthumousCharacter: Hrothgar's unnamed wife and Kyra's husband both died before Beowulf's arrival.

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* PosthumousCharacter: Hrothgar's unnamed wife (presumably Wealthow) and Kyra's husband both died before Beowulf's arrival.


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* TheVamp: Grendel's Mother uses her beauty to entice men (although, in a subversion, it seems she actually conceived Grendel by raping Hrothgar in his sleep rather than seducing him).


** What caused the Film/MadMax-esque CrapsackWorld of the film?

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** What caused the Film/MadMax-esque ''Film/MadMax''-esque CrapsackWorld of the film?


* AdaptationOriginConnection: This movie made [[spoiler: Hrothgar sleep with the mother and father Grendel]] eight years [[OlderThanTheyThink before]] [[Film/Beowulf2007 the animated film.]]

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* AdaptationOriginConnection: This movie made [[spoiler: Hrothgar sleep with the mother and father Grendel]] eight years [[OlderThanTheyThink before]] [[Film/Beowulf2007 [[WesternAnimation/Beowulf2007 the animated film.]]


* NoBudget: According to Lambert, the film was made on $3.6 million after the producers promised 20-30.

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* NoBudget: According to Lambert, the film was made on $3.6 million after the producers promised 20-30.

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* BadassLongcoat: Beowulf's.


* AdaptationOriginConnection: This movie made [[spoiler: Hrothgar sleep with the mother and father Grendel]] eight years [[OlderThanTheyThink before]] [[Film/Beowulf2007 the animated film.]]
* AfterTheEnd: The world has regressed to a pseudo-Medieval state, with guns and cars presumably becoming LostTechnology.
* AllForNothing: Beowulf gets in a fight with the army besieging Hrothgar's fortress because they want to execute a girl who abandoned it. When she learns that Beowulf is heading [[NothingIsScarier there]], [[spoiler: she jumps from his horse and runs straight into the besiegers, who kill her.]]



* ArrangedMarriage: Hrothgar married his daughter to the son of some powerful family outside.



* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler: Hrothgar, his wife ([[DemotedToExtra killed before]] [[PosthumousCharacter the movie events]]), Roland (who sort of replaces Unferth) and the castle itself with everyone inside except Beowulf and OriginalCharacter Kyra]].



* DrivenToSuicide: After learning that her husband impregnated the woman who'd became Grendel's Mother, Hrothgar's wife killed herself.

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* DrivenToSuicide: After learning that her [[spoiler:her husband impregnated the woman who'd became Grendel's Mother, Mother]], Hrothgar's wife killed herself.



* FeudalFuture: Hrothgar conquered an "outpost" built over a medieval castle, arranged his daughter's marriage for some lands, and is besieged to make sure that nobody leaves the place until the monster is dealt with.



** Same goes for Grendel, who's the result of Hrothgar sleeping with the demonic woman only known as Grendel's Mother.

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** Same goes for Grendel, who's the result of Hrothgar [[spoiler:Hrothgar]] sleeping with the demonic woman only known as Grendel's Mother.



* HotterAndSexier: Than the epic poem, for sure. Specially when it comes to Grendel's mother.



* OfCorsetsSexy: All of Kyra's outfits have a built-in, visible corset showing lots of cleavage.



* PosthumousCharacter: Hrothgar's unnamed wife and Kyra's husband both died before Beowulf's arrival.



* RiddleForTheAges: Beowulf's father. Was it really a god? A demon like Grendel's Mother? SomethingCompletelyDifferent?

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* RiddleForTheAges: RiddleForTheAges:
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Beowulf's father. Was it really a god? A demon like Grendel's Mother? SomethingCompletelyDifferent?SomethingCompletelyDifferent?
** What caused the Film/MadMax-esque CrapsackWorld of the film?



* TokenMinority: Besides the occasional mook, Will and his uncle are the only black people in the movie.
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: Though we never learn how much into the future it is.




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* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: The girl saved early in the movie by Beowulf was Will's girlfriend and they planned to escape together.


* DoesNotLikeShoes: Grendel's Mother is always barefoot.



* DoesNotLikeShoes: Grendel's mother is never seen with footwear.


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* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Grendel's Mother. Her nature is never exactly revealed, but her inhuman form is quite demonic-looking.


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* RiddleForTheAges: Beowulf's father. Was it really a god? A demon like Grendel's Mother? SomethingCompletelyDifferent?

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Grendel's mother is never seen with footwear.


A 1999 ScienceFantasy action film based on the [[Literature/{{Beowulf}} epic poem of the same name]], starring Christopher Lambert and Creator/RhonaMitra.

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A 1999 ScienceFantasy action film based on the [[Literature/{{Beowulf}} epic poem of the same name]], starring Christopher Lambert Creator/ChristopherLambert and Creator/RhonaMitra.


A 1999 sci-fi action film based on the [[Literature/{{Beowulf}} epic poem of the same name]], starring Christopher Lambert and Creator/RhonaMitra.

Hearing about a monster bothering a castle, a monster hunter named Beowulf goes there to ply his trade.

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A 1999 sci-fi ScienceFantasy action film based on the [[Literature/{{Beowulf}} epic poem of the same name]], starring Christopher Lambert and Creator/RhonaMitra.

Hearing about a monster bothering a castle, a monster hunter with supernatural powers named Beowulf goes there to ply his trade.



* BlindWithoutThem: The Outpost's weapons master drops his glasses during a patrol, and while he's flumbling for them on the ground, he doesn't realize that Grendel is right on front of him until it is too late.

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* BlindWithoutThem: The Outpost's weapons master drops his glasses during a patrol, and while he's flumbling fumbling for them on the ground, he doesn't realize that Grendel is right on front of him until it is too late.



** Beowulf's is [[HeroicBastard a result]] of [[HumanMomNonhumanDad his mother sleeping with a being]] that apparently was a "god of darkness".

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** Beowulf's Beowulf is [[HeroicBastard a result]] of [[HumanMomNonhumanDad his mother sleeping with a being]] that apparently was a "god of darkness".


** Beowulf's supernatural powers are a result of [[HumanMomNonhumanDad his mother sleeping with a being]] that apparently was a "god of darkness".

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** Beowulf's supernatural powers are is [[HeroicBastard a result result]] of [[HumanMomNonhumanDad his mother sleeping with a being]] that apparently was a "god of darkness".

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