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The Barbarians (1987)

Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Paul ...
David Paul ...
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Kadar
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Ismene (as Eva La Rue)
Virginia Bryant ...
Canary
Sheeba Alahani ...
China
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Dirtmaster
Franco Pistoni ...
Ibar
Raffaella Baracchi ...
Allura
Pasquale Bellazecca ...
Luigi Bellazecca ...
Wilma Marzilli ...
Fat Woman
Giovanni Cianfriglia ...
Ghedo - Strongman
Angelo Ragusa ...
Kadar's Man
Nanni Bernini ...
Kadar's Man
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Storyline

Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children.

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Fantasy | Adventure

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R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 March 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los bárbaros  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$800,000 (USA)
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(Telecolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The role of the Bear Creature was actually played by a costume designer named Lucas Gunn. He worked on several aspects of the costumes used in the movie, but this was his very first creature design, as such he wanted to play the extra role of the creature (a very short role to be sure). After the movie released the part in which the bear creatures head is toyed with by the twins, became a fan favorite spawning several common references in internet memes etc. See more »

Quotes

Ibar: Stay where you are, fatty.
Gore: Fatty? Me?
Kutchek: You.
Gore: FATTY! Who you calling fatty, moosehead?
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Connections

Referenced in Shao Lin xiao zi II: Xin wu long yuan (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Ruby Dawn
Written by Pino Donaggio
Lyrics by Paolo Steffan
Performed by Ronnie Jackson
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refreshingly different look at barbarians
2 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

Deodato brings us some mildly shocking moments and a movie that doesn't take itself too seriously. Absolutely a classic in it's own particular kind of way. This movie provides a refreshingly different look at barbarians. If you get a chance to see this movie do so. You'll definitely have a smile on your face most of the time. Not because it's funny or anything mundane like that but because it's so bad it goes out the other way and becomes good, though maybe not clean, fun.


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