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Conan the Barbarian (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  19 August 2011 (USA)
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A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy.


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A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 August 2011 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,021,215 (USA) (19 August 2011)


$21,270,904 (USA) (30 September 2011)

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2.35 : 1
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Rachel Nichols had a body double for her sex scene. See more »


During the fight with Zym, Conan falls backwards onto an obviously rubber rock. See more »


Conan: [referring to Tamara] Find her a weapon and leather armor.
[Conan leaves]
Artus: [to Tamara] I think he likes you.
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Remake of Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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How to Make a Movie in the Dark
20 August 2011 | by (Cornwall, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am struggling to actually review this movie, not because of its weak story-line or because of its total lack of imagination, or even because of its gratuitous violence (most of which is hidden), but because the one thing that was missing was a lighting engineer. Yes folks, this is an object lesson in how to make a low budget blockbuster movie, though how much money was actually saved by shooting seventy-five percent of the film in darkness I don't know. However the other cost saving was certainly well designed, a few decent cameramen who could actually keep the shot in focus would have spoiled the whole thing for me. Out of focus darkness was entertaining for the first ten minutes, after that it became irritating, the big fight scene in the last ten minutes of the film is lost completely but then that will have saved on the cost of giving the monster too much detail, rather than leaving it a a piece of wet hose pipe. What a waste of time and money, not the production companies, but mine, I can sit in the dark with some flickering lights at home for free. There was one decent fight scene in the film about half way through, but it was certainly not worth the ticket price. One of the worst and most irritating films I have seen for a long time.

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