The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on Michael Crichton’s 1976 novel ‘Eaters of the Dead’, which is a loose retelling of the tale of Beowulf combined with Ahmad ibn Fadlan’s historical account of the Volga Vikings.
‘Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.’
The old hoard the Night shall keep, / while earth waits and the Elves sleep.
‘True-hearted Men, they will not be corrupted.’ (…) ‘I am too strong for you, halfling’.