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Beowulf, a hero of the Geats in Scandinavia,comes to the help of Hroðgar,king of the Danes, whose mead hall has been under attack by the monster Grendel.After Beowulf slays him, Grendel's mother attacks and is then also defeated. Victorious, Beowulf goes home to Geatland and later becomes king of the Geats. After a period of fifty years has passed, Beowulf defeats a dragon, but is fatally wounded in the battle. After his death, his attendants bury him in a tumulus, a burial mound, in…

He is the first monster that Beowulf kills. Also he is enormous and possesses superhuman strength, which makes him undefeatable by the warriors of Denmark. He lives in the bottom of a lake.

Grendel from the movie "Beowulf"