The story of Beowulf is very distinct from the movie. I am going to talk about a few differences from the story and movie .One of the differences is that Beowulf rips out Grendel’s arm with his bare hands in the story but in the movie Beowulf cuts his arm off with a door. Another difference is that in the story Grendel slays the Danes in the night, while they are sleeping, but in the movie Grendel bursts into Heorot in the night, the Danes are awake, and fully witness his killing. Finally the last difference is that The story ends with Beowulf being burned at a pyre, but in the movie Beowulf is placed on a boat with some treasure and burned at sea.
In the story Beowulf is seen as like a very strong person.