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Rating & Content Info
Why is Beowulf rated PG-13? Beowulf is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sexual material and nudity
Don’t come to this film expecting an academic dissertation on what many believe to be the oldest record of the English language. Instead, this is a Hollywood glitz script produced in video-game-like motion capture animation and spiced up with massive amounts of gory violence and near-explicit nudity. Many scenes show people and monsters literally being ripped in half, limbs and heads torn off and even eaten by a crazed, decomposing human-like monster. Blood pours freely (and spurts in 3D in the giant-screen version), making what is possibly the most violent US-rated PG-13 film ever. Many scenes feature a man and/or a woman completely naked except for convenient obscuring devices to cover explicit body parts. Fornication is celebrated and endorsed by the ruling king. People drink alcohol to drunken excess, and sexual remarks are made (including terms that are far too contemporary for 6th Century Denmark). Only language is spared, with four mild profanities.
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|Manitoba||PG||Not Recommeded for Young Children, Frightening Scenes, Violence.|
|Ontario||14A||Violence. Gory Scenes.|
|Canadian Home Video||14A|
News About "Beowulf"
Cast and Crew
Beowulf is directed by and stars Ray Winstone, Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, Crispin Glover..
The most recent home video release of Beowulf movie is February 25, 2008. Here are some details…
DVD Release Date: 26 February 2008
Beowulf cuts his way onto DVD, leaving only a making-of featurette in his wake (titled A Hero’s Journey). Audio tracks are available in 5.1 Surround Dolby Digital (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.