|Anthony Hopkins||King Hrothgar|
|Angelina Jolie||Grendel's Mother|
|Robin Wright Penn||Queen Wealhtheow|
|Greg Ellis||Garmund, Golden Man|
|Dominic Keating||Old Cain|
In the age of heroes, a mighty warrior named Beowulf arrives at the court of King Hrothgar and offers to rid the kingdom of a vicious demon called Grendel. He successfully slays the beast but thus incurs the wrath of Grendel's mother, a creature as vicious and vengeful as she is seductive.