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The Barbarians (1987)

R  |   |  Fantasy, Adventure  |  March 1987 (USA)
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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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Kara (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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Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children.

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Genres:

Fantasy | Adventure

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March 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los bárbaros  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$800,000 (USA)
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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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Featured in Svengoolie: The Barbarians (1999) See more »

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Lyrics by Paolo Steffan
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couple of knuckleheads
26 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kutchek and Gore are two orphans who got abducted by an evil warlord who makes a promise not to kill them. They go up into the Barbarian Brothers (the brothers if you don't know are freaking' HUGE) who after learning that the warlord is less than altruistic in his intentions, decide to break free and restore the balance. The two are stupid fools but they're big enough that no one cares. This movie is one of those films that's so bad it's good and is definitely tongue-in-cheek. Many highly quotable lines and I enjoyed it immensely.

My Grade: B-

Eye Candy: a few breasts are bared


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