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Beowulf & Grendel Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    53

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    While cinema may be a visual medium foremost it's also an aural one, and the cacaphony of dialects sounds not so much "universal" or interestingly multicultural as simply all over the map.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Gunnarsson's film ultimately lacks the grandeur and wit necessary to make the legend fully come alive. Still, the film does offer certain kicks to those who like their action films infused with fantastical elements and benefits greatly from its highly effective lead performances.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    A muscular, ardently naturalistic retelling of the ninth-century Anglo-Saxon saga.

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