Conan the Barbarian

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Universal Pictures Released 1982

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Director:
John Milius
Released:
1982
Rating:
R

A mighty warrior sets off to avenge the death of his family who were slaughtered in front of his eyes when he was a child.

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Metacritic Score

  • 75

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    I liked a lot of it myself, and with me, a few broadswords and leather jerkins go a long way.

  • 40

    Variety

    Director John Milius does a nice job of setting up the initial story.... But for whatever reasons, [Schwarzenegger] has a minimum of dialog and fails to convey much about the chara...

  • 30

    The New York Times Vincent Canby

    Conan the Barbarian is an extremely long, frequently incoherent, ineptly staged adventure-fantasy set in a prehistoric past.

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  • QUOTES (1)

    • Mongol General: We won again! This is good, but what is best in life?
      Mongol: The open steppe, fleet horse, falcons at your wrist, and the wind in your hair.
      Mongol General: Wrong! Conan! What is best in life?
      Conan: Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. Hear the lamentations of their women.

  • NOTES (4)

    • Production Budget - $16,000,000
      Domestic Gross - $39,565,475 (17th)
      Worldwide Gross - $68,851,475 (11th)

      Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $109,814,380
      Worldwide Adjusted fro 2013 - $191,097,971

    • Other production companies:
      Dino De Laurentiis Company

    • Taglines:
      1. He conquered an empire with his sword. She conquered HIM with her bare hands.
      2. Thief Warrior Gladiator King

    • Filming locations include:
      Almería, Andalucía, Spain
      British Columbia, Canada
      Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
      Ávila, Castilla y León, Spain
      Segovia, Castilla y León, Spain
      Granada, Andalucía, Spain
      Almería, Andalucía, Spain

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Epics, Sword & Sorcery