Conan the Barbarian

Poster for the movie "Conan the Barbarian"

Conan the Barbarian Quote: “To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!” – Conan

Soundtrack of the gods, camel-punching, surprise romance, imperfect allies, meaty snakes, cannibalistic orgies, and a unanimous Shat Score.

Conan The Barbarian often is lumped in the same shitpile as other fantasy movies, including its sequel, but this abused gem gets nearly everything right. Hear all the reasons to love this not-quite-blockbuster underdog, including its strange literary origins and historical references, and learn just how dangerous this movie was to make.

Big D impersonates Arnold Schwarzenegger during climax. Kerri Gross endorses Conan from a feminist’s perspective, and Gene struggles to keep it together.

Plot Summary: “Conan the Barbarian” Orphaned boy Conan (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is enslaved after his village is destroyed by the forces of vicious necromancer Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones), and is compelled to push “The Wheel of Pain” for many years. Once he reaches adulthood, Conan sets off across the prehistoric landscape of the Hyborian Age in search of the man who killed his family and stole his father’s sword. With beautiful warrior Valeria (Sandahl Bergman) and archer Subotai (Gerry Lopez), he faces a supernatural evil.

Help Support the Podcast

Not rated yet!

Conan the Barbarian

Thief. Warrior. Gladiator. King.

19822 h 09 minR
Overview

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

Metadata
Director John Milius
Producer Raffaella De Laurentiis, Buzz Feitshans
Production Universal Pictures, Dino De Laurentiis Company
Release Date 2 April 1982
Images
No images were imported for this movie.
Not rated yet!

Conan the Barbarian

Thief. Warrior. Gladiator. King.

19822 h 09 minR
Overview

A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

Metadata
Director John Milius
Producer Raffaella De Laurentiis, Buzz Feitshans
Production Universal Pictures, Dino De Laurentiis Company
Release Date 2 April 1982
Images
No images were imported for this movie.

You may also like...