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Kull the Conqueror (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Fantasy, Action, Adventure  |  29 August 1997 (USA)
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An 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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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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Kull reigns. Kull rules. Kull rocks. See more »


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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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Conan the Conqueror  »

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$6,086,891 (USA) (3 October 1997)
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Tia Carrere, Roy Brocksmith, Sven-Ole Thorsen and Pat Roach have all worked with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Kull the Conqueror was originally going to be the 3rd Conan film "Conan the Conqueror" with Schwarzenegger reprising the role of Conan the Cimmerian. See more »

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When the King hands the crown to Kull a smoke-pot is visible in the crown to give the appearance of heat. See more »

Quotes

Ascalante: I cannot take a man's life.
Kull: Now you're telling me?
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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19 September 2007 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

KULL is not to be taken seriously, even though it is derived from a serious book by the author of the Conan stories, Robert Howard. Kevin "Hercules" Sorbo plays Kull, a warrior in search of a kingdom in a time long forgotten, in a breezy, off-handed manner -- and his refusal to take his character too seriously works in favor of this low-budget quickie. The ever-delectable Tia Carrere plays a witch who plans to take over the world, and she is absolutely delicious as a supernatural villainess. The fights are clumsily staged, the sets are from hunger, but the dialog is a lot of fun and everyone would appear to be having a good time. A rainy day pick. It certainly kicks Red Sonja's butt.


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