Beowulf Coming to Blu-ray in July

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced the director’s cut of Beowulf is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 29, joining Top Gun, Patriot Games and The Sum of All Fears as titles once exclusive to HD DVD now turning blu.

As with the HD DVD version (read our review), Paramount will present Beowulf on Blu-ray in a widescreen 1080p transfer and 5.1 Dolby TrueHD lossless audio.


Supplemental features on Blu-ray will be identical to HD DVD as well, consisting mostly of featurettes and alternate scenes. The full list is as follows.

  • Featurette: A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Beowulf
  • Featurette: In The Volume
  • Featurette: The Volume
  • Featurette: “T” Time
  • Featurette: What is the E.O.G.?
  • Featurette: Lay of the Land
  • Featurette: Givin’ Props
  • Featurette: Scanners
  • Featurette: Stunts and Rigs
  • Featurette: Plan of Attack
  • Featurette: Fight Me
  • Featurette: Baby It’s Cold Inside
  • Featurette: Beasts of Burden
  • Featurette: The Origins of Beowulf
  • Featurette: Creating the Ultimate Beowulf
  • Featurette: The Art of Beowulf
  • Featurette: A Conversation with Robert Zemeckis
  • Additional Scenes: Grendel Runs Towards Herot
  • Additional Scenes: Hrothgar Awakened by Unferth
  • Additional Scenes: Scylding’s watch Escorts Beowulf
  • Additional Scenes: Wealthow Shows Beowulf the Sundial
  • Additional Scenes: Beowulf Boasts to the People of Herot
  • Additional Scenes: Beowulf Hammers Grendel’s Arm
  • Additional Scenes: Celebration and Seduction
  • Additional Scenes: Wulfgar Greets Beowulf at the Stockade
  • Additional Scenes: Beowulf’s Day Unferth Finds the Horn
  • Additional Scenes: Cain on the Barrows (Original)
  • Additional Scenes: Cain on the Barrows (Alternate)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Coffee Break with John Malkovich Easter Egg

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