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Conan the Destroyer (1984)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  29 June 1984 (USA)
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Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.



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The wandering barbarian, Conan, alongside his goofy rogue pal, Malak, are tasked with escorting Queen Taramis' virgin niece, Princess Jehnna and her bodyguard, Bombaata, to a mystical island fortress. They must retrieve a magical crystal that legends say can awaken the god of dreams, Dagoth. Along the way, Conan reunites with the wise wizard, Akiro and befriends the fierce female fighter, Zula. Together the heroes face ancient traps, powerful Wizards, plots of betrayal, and even the dream god, Dagoth, himself! Written by Tim Harrison

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The Darkest Side of Magic. The Strongest Side of Man. See more »


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29 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Conan: King of Thieves  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)


$26,400,000 (USA)

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Feature film debut of Olivia d'Abo. See more »


In the scene where Malak locks the stone gate by pushing the lever to the left, when the rest of the party enters the room, the lever is to the right (unlocked) again. See more »


Malak: My brother's sister's cousin never said anything about bars.
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28 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Sequels are rarely as good as the original, and with a film like Conan The Barbarian to live up to this one had a hard time from the start.

And yes, it's not as sophisticated a film as the original, but no it is not a bad film.

Running along like a more typical S&S film, the emphasis is more on a runaway action film rather than the screen opera of the original. There's plenty of swordplay, wizards, magic etc. It does feel like it could have had a bit more to it though, maybe another place to visit or another enemy to slay and maybe a bit more depth to the supporting characters but it's not a serious drama and it's a cut above other films of this genre. Also remember, this is the film that most people remember when they think of Arnie as Conan. Sword, loincloth and not much else so it must have struck a visual chord at least.

I'm glad they made this film, it's a fun romp and a great way to spend an evening. People will judge it as the weaker film, which it is, but it's also the most fun out of the two.

If only King Conan: Crown Of Iron was made with Arnie as the old bearded king today it would make a nice little trilogy (Or box set of you throw in Red Sonja which is basically a Conan film!) Great stuff!

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