Beast Movie

Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster.

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Who's Involved:

Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Will Packer, James Lopez, Ryan Engle, Baltasar Kormakur, Jaime Primak Sullivan, Iyana Halley, Bernard Bellew, Leah Sava Jeffries

Release Date:

Friday, August 19, 2022 Nationwide

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Iris Elba plays Dr. Nate Daniels, a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip with their daughters to a game reserve managed by Martin Battles (Sharlto Copley), an old family friend and wildlife biologist. But what begins as a journey of healing jolts into a fearsome fight for survival when a lion, a survivor of blood-thirsty poachers who now sees all humans as the enemy, begins stalking them.

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Who stars in Beast: Cast List

Sonic the Hedgehog 3, Luther  

Boy Kills World, Maleficent  

True to the Game 3  


Who's making Beast: Crew List

A look at the Beast behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Baltasar Kormakur last directed Adrift and Everest. The film's writer Ryan Engle last wrote Breaking In and Rampage.


Ryan Engle


Baltasar Kormakur
James Lopez
Will Packer

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Production: What we know about Beast?

Key Facts

  1. Iyana Halley plays Daniels’ 18-year-old daughter, Meredith, and Leah Sava Jeffries plays his 13-year-old, Norah (5/28/2022).
  2. A thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex predator.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - May: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - June: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

Beast Release Date: When was the film released?

Beast was a Nationwide release in 2022 on Friday, August 19, 2022. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Bullet Proof, Spin Me Round and Gossamer Folds.

Beast DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Beast was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 .

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