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Conan the Barbarian
- Arno Schwarzenegger

Overview - Years after the brutal murder of his parents, Conan the Barbarian sets out on a perilous quest for vengeance on the evil Thulsa Doom. With his trusted companions, he has a series of marvelous adventures which culminate in the fulfillment of his long hoped for goal.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Years after the brutal murder of his parents, Conan the Barbarian sets out on a perilous quest for vengeance on the evil Thulsa Doom. With his trusted companions, he has a series of marvelous adventures which culminate in the fulfillment of his long hoped for goal. A vigorous and bloody sword-and-sorcery epic featuring Schwarzenegger's breakthrough role.

Cast List

Basil Poledouris - Composer
Sven-Ole Thorsen
John Milius - Rightwing (and underrated) screenwriter/director
Mako - Character Actor, THE SAND PEBBLES, CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Makoto Iwamatsu - Character Actor, THE SAND PEBBLES, CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Kieu Chinh Mako - Character Actor, THE SAND PEBBLES, CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Buzz Feitshans - Producer, mid '70s-late 90s, father of Buzz Feitshans IV
Oliver Stone - Director/Screenwriter/Prod.
Sandahl Bergman - American Actress
Max Von Sydow - Swedish actor, director, THE EXORCIST
Max von Sydow - Swedish actor, director, THE EXORCIST
C. Timothy O'Meara - Editor
Edward R. Pressman - Producer
Edward Pressman - Producer
Ron Cobb - ART DIRECTOR
Cassandra Gaviola - Actress/"Conan Barbarian"
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Actor/bodybuilder
James Earl Jones - Actor/Voice
Dino De Laurentiis
Robert E. Howard - Author of "Conan," "Kull" pulp stories, et. al.
Ben Davidson - NFL player and actor
William Smith - Supporting Actor
Gerry Lopez - Actor
Duke Callaghan - American Cinematographer

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 130
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192056420
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: July 2007

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Swords & Sorcery

 
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Synopsis:
Muscleman Arnold Schwarzenegger brings the comic book hero Conan the Barbarian to life in this action fantasy set during a mythical era known as the Hyborean Age. In a magical land overrun by sorcerers and pagan cults, the Nordic super hunk seeks revenge on Thulsa Doom, the evil leader who murdered his parents and enslaved him as a child.

Notes:
Shot in Technicolor. The "Conan" character was created in 1932 by Robert E. Howard, a pulp fiction writer whose stories were serialized in Weird Tales Magazine. Conan later became a Marvel Comic Book charater.

Reviews:
"...Director John Milius does a nice job of setting up the initial story. There is a real anticipation as Schwarzenegger is unveiled as the barbarian..." - 03/17/1982 Variety


"...It's the movie that turned Schwarzenegger into a bona-fide action star..." - 10/01/2000 Total Film, p.104


"It's only when you recall all the schlocky imitations this spawned that you realise how good it actually is." - 06/01/2005 Uncut, p.145


"[H]ugely entertaining....The credit mainly goes to the then-35-year-old Schwarzenegger..." -- Grade: B+ - 08/05/2011 Entertainment Weekly

 
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