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In 709 DC, in the Iron Age, a spacecraft crashes in the Viking kingdom of Herot, Norway, and the pilot Kainan survives. He turns the beacon on; learns the language and culture of the planet using a machine; and finds that the predator, Moorwen, that he was transporting, had escaped. While chasing the alien monster, he finds a village completely destroyed and is arrested by the warrior Wulfric, believing that he killed the locals - Kainan is brought to Herot as a prisoner.
It destroyed his world. He won't let it destroy ours.
Release Date: January 23, 2009
Runtime: 115 mins
All Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Languages: English, Norse, Old
Country: USA, Germany
Sound: Dolby Digital
IMDB Rating: 6.4
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7.4 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With O
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for violence.
James Caviezel ...Kainan
Sophia Myles ...Freya
Jack Huston ...Wulfric
John Hurt ...Rothgar
Cliff Saunders ...Boromir
Patrick Stevenson ...Unferth
Aidan Devine ...Einar
Ron Perlman ...Gunnar
Bailey Maughan ...Erick
John Nelles ...Donal (as John E. Nelles)
James Preston Rogers ...Bjorn (as James Rogers)
Scott Owen ...Aethril
Petra Prazak ...Mara
Owen Pattison ...Galen, son of Kainen
Matt Cooke ...Captain
Katie Bergin ...Sonja
Todd Godin ...Lars
Mauralea Austin ...Jona
Matthew Amyotte ...Arn
John Beale ...Edmund
Ted Ludzik ...Olaf
James Binkley ...Leader
Liam McNamara ...Finn
Bryan Renfro ...Grey-haired Warrior (as Brian Renfro)
Jon K. Loverin ...Sheepherder (as Jon Loverin)
Andrew Albert ...Drunken Reveler #1
Brian Heighton ...Trader
Danny Lima ...Slave
Glenn Wadman ...Waling Man (as Glen Wadman)
Simon Northwood ...Warrior #1
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- It destroyed his world. He won't let it destroy ours.
- Wulfric: This is where your ship went down? Kainan: That's right. Wulfric: In a lake? Kainan: Don't ask.
Freya: If you truly believe that you write the tale of your life, then the end is up to you.
Kainan: This thing has carved out a territory and you're in it!
- Renny Harlin was originally slated to direct when Howard McCain was pitching the script to film studios some years back.
This is the first film in history to feature Old Norse, the ancestor of Modern Icelandic and several other Scandinavian languages. Howard McCain used an Icelandic professor to help translate the dialogue and to teach the actors how to speak the ancient language.
Karl Urban was originally considered for the part of Kainan, but he pulled out due to delays in production and went on to film Pathfinder (2007), another period movie involving Vikings.
Originally the film was to be shot in New Zealand with a significantly higher budget. They already scouted New Zealand and Weta was going to do the effects. But the financing fell through and the production got delayed.
Thomas Jane and Sean Bean were among those considered to play Kainan, before James Caviezel agreed to the part.
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