Beowulf 1998

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Beowulf ★½ 1998 (R)

Cheesy retelling of the dark ages Saxon saga that has seemingly time travelled to a vague postapocalypse time. Wandering knight Beowulf (Lambert) battles beast Grendel, who comes each night to feed on those who live in the Outpost. Cult icon Mitra was one of the models for Lara Croft of “Tomb Raider” game fame. 92m/C VHS, DVD . Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Patricia Velasquez, Goetz Otto, Layla Roberts, Brent J. Lowe; D: Graham Baker; W: Mark Leahy, David Chappe; C: Christopher Faloona; M: Ben Watkins.