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Kull the Conqueror (1997)

A barbarian warrior becomes a king when he defeats a king in armed combat and the king's heir conspire to overthrow him and reclaim the throne by resurrecting an evil sorceress.

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Akivasha
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General Taligaro
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Tu
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Enaros
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Ducalon
Joe Shaw ...
Dalgar
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King Borna (as Sven Ole Thorsen)
Terry O'Neill ...
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Zulcki
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Mandara
Peter Petruna ...
Slave
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A barbarian named Kull unexpectedly becomes a king after an old king (whom Kull has just killed in a battle) gives his crown to him. But direct heirs of a killed king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch-queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, however, as Akivasha is going to allow their lords - demons - to rule the kingdom. The only thing that can stop her now is a breath of the god Volka. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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29 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,450,145, 1 September 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,086,891, 5 October 1997
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Originally meant to be "Conan the Conqueror", the script was rewritten as "Kull" for Kevin Sorbo when Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to reprise his Conan character. See more »

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When Juba rips off Zareta's accessories, the right shoulder strap of her dress falls down. It is back up in the next shot, then down again later. See more »

Quotes

Ascalante: Your bride is over 3,000 years old.
Kull: She told me she was 19!
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Fun to watch because it doesn't take itself too seriously...
15 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Unlike the "Conan" movies of the 1980's which were MEANT to be taken seriously at every turn and were UNINTENTIONALLY funny, "Kull" never attempts to be more than what it is: an action film with a healthy dose of humor, nice effects and nicely choreographed action sequences.

This isn't "King Lear" and it isn't meant to be. Just sit back and have some fun.


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