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Conan the Destroyer (1984)

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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 Snlmidgit@hotmail.com

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wizard | princess | queen | gods | barbarian | See more »

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The most powerful legend of all is back in a new adventure. 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)

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$26,400,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Grace Jones put two stuntmen in the hospital by accident with a fighting stick; she trained for 18 months to prepare for the film. See more »

Goofs

Just after Akiro reads the legend on the wall of the crypt regarding the woman-child with a certain mark, we are treated to a view of the mark that makes Jehnna so special on the swell of her left breast (a pink star shaped mark). However, earlier in the movie, when Jehnna first awakens in the castle of Toth-Amon as well as the scene a few minutes after this when she lifts the jewel/key from its place, this same area of her chest is perfectly visible but the mark is not there. See more »

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Jehnna: I go where I feel myself led.
Conan: So I've noticed.
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Follows Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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Not bad - but blimey - the most annoying sidekick ever!!!!!
9 May 2007 | by (Brum) – See all my reviews

The plot moves on at a fair old pace from one big set piece to another and it is clear the film had a decent budget. In fact, I would say that this is excellent bubblegum sword and sorcery fodder except for a few minor, but annoying quirks. For one thing the comedy sidekick Malak is phenomenally irritating, badly acted, and takes any tension, interest etc out of any scene. Clearly they were going for a wider 'family' appeal with this film, but this was also clearly a decision made some time down the filming process. Most obviously this hits home during the fight scenes with some very choppy cutting as some of the more gruesome bits have been removed. And Conan's second encounter with the camel suffers from this too! That aside the cast carry off their roles with aplomb, Grace Jones in particular really getting across her character's zest for and love of combat. One of the better hack and slash films out there.


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