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Kull the Conqueror (1997)

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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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Storyline

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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king | barbarian | warrior | battle | sorceress | 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)  »

Also Known As:

Conan the Conqueror  »

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$6,086,891 (USA) (3 October 1997)
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Trivia

The famous "With this axe, I rule!" line at the end of the movie is actually the title of a Robert E. Howard short story about Kull, which was rejected by Howard's then primary publisher, "Weird Tales" magazine. He later rewrote and sold the story as "The Phoenix on the Sword", the first Conan story, which makes the item that this project was initially developed to be a "Conan" film somewhat ironic. See more »

Goofs

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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Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: Kull the Conqueror (2011) See more »

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User Reviews

 
This movie rules!
18 July 2002 | by (Albuquerque, New Mexico) – See all my reviews

I don't understand all the bad reviews for this movie. So it's not an oscar winner. BIG DEAL. It's just a fun action movie. I thought the mixture of fantasy and rock music made the movie seem more fun. Also, who couldn't enjoy a movie with Litefoot? This guy is totally awesome! I bought it recently after I saw it in theaters. Man, I could watch it for 24 hours straight and not be bored!


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