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Conan the Destroyer (1984)

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Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.

Director:

Richard Fleischer

Writers:

Robert E. Howard (based on the character created by), Roy Thomas (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Conan
Grace Jones ... Zula
Wilt Chamberlain ... Bombaata
Mako ... Akiro 'The Wizard'
Tracey Walter ... Malak
Sarah Douglas ... Queen Taramis
Olivia d'Abo ... Princess Jehnna (as Olivia D'Abo)
Pat Roach ... Man Ape / Toth-Amon
Jeff Corey ... Grand Vizier
Sven-Ole Thorsen ... Togra (as Sven Ole Thorsen)
Bruce Fleischer Bruce Fleischer ... Village Heckler
Ferdy Mayne ... The Leader (as Ferdinand Mayne)
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Storyline

The wandering barbarian, Conan, alongside his goofy rogue pal, Malak, are tasked with escorting Queen Taramis' virgin niece, Princess Jehnna and her bodyguard, Bombaata, to a mystical island fortress. They must retrieve a magical crystal that will help them procure the horn that legends say can awaken the god of dreams, Dagoth. Along the way, Conan reunites with the wise wizard, Akiro and befriends the fierce female fighter, Zula. Together the heroes face ancient traps, powerful Wizards, plots of betrayal, and even the dream god, Dagoth, himself! Written by Tim Harrison Snlmidgit@hotmail.com

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The most powerful legend of all is back in a new adventure. See more »


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Trivia

The production had a hard time finding a horse for Wilt Chamberlain to ride. He was so tall that his feet touched the ground. They ultimately found one in Spain that was big enough and imported it to Mexico. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) During the start of the fight against the temple guards, Conan throws his dagger into one of the guards. Later on when they reunite with their horses, the dagger is back in its place. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Akiro 'The Wizard': [voiceover] Between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the rise of the Sons of Aryas, there was an Age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world. Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, sword in hand. It is I, his chronicler, who knows well his saga. Now, let me tell you of the days of high adventure.
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Alternate Versions

UK cinema and video versions were cut by 28 secs to remove horsefalls and shots of a camel being hit on the head. The 2004 Sanctuary DVD had similar cuts (reduced to 19 secs) but received an additional cut to a scene where Conan punches a horse. Both scenes were included in High Fliers UK Blu-ray release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Many Splintered Thing: Episode #1.3 (2000) See more »

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Conan
4 March 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

Pretty dull sequel with a boring Predictable story, The action was ok I suppose but nothing great, There was too many supporting cast when it should be Conan and Conan only, They made the tone lighter and put more humour in it and it didn't work 90% of the time but I did laugh when the Camel from the first came back to get revenge on Conan and ended up getting knocked out again, Nothing memorable and only watch it if you're a fan of the first.


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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conan: King of Thieves See more »

Filming Locations:

Yuma, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,958,872, 1 July 1984

Gross USA:

$31,042,035

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,042,035
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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