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Conan the Barbarian (2011)

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

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19 August 2011 (USA)  »

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Conan, el bárbaro  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$21,270,904 (USA) (30 September 2011)
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A "Conan" sequel was abandoned when this film did poorly at the box office. However, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who played Conan in the 1982 film, announced he was to return in the role of Conan, which he last played in 1984, in a long-awaited second sequel "The Legend of Conan", which will be a direct sequel to the 1982 film. See more »

Goofs

During the chase scene; just after Tamara disconnects the coach that she was riding in from the horses that she is now riding, you see the coach tip forward, roll and shatter apart. In the next shot the coach is whole again and lands on the front and shatters for a second time. See more »

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Corin: [as he practices with Conan] You're still all fire, boy...
[as Conan charges him]
Corin: No! Slow down! Find your footing.
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Remake of Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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Enta W'Bas
Written and Performed by Hossam Ramzy
Published by ARC International USA
Courtesy of ARC Music Productions International Limited
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446th Review: Honestly? HBO does it better: sure it's passable, but who wants passable?
20 August 2011 | by (the big screen) – See all my reviews

Conan lacks myth - it truly lacks that sense of myth and wonder that created a whole new genre, and it lacks cinematic vision, it lacks what makes film rather than TV, and while entertaining after a decade of Xena and Game of Thrones we deserve more than this in our big budget movies.

Casting is fine, plot is a little dull, action is half-way to OK - it's just that overall there is nothing to really put life into this - where is the wow! factor, the, yes this is film. Even if you're making a B movie it doesn't excuse it.

In the right hands and the right team this could be storytelling at its best, instead we get a film that thrives on the cliché of its genre. It may have lots of sorcery, but it truly lacks magic.


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