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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.

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Complete credited cast:
... Conan
... Zula
Wilt Chamberlain ... Bombaata
... Akiro 'The Wizard'
... Malak
... Queen Taramis
... Princess Jehnna (as Olivia D'Abo)
... Man Ape / Toth-Amon
... Grand Vizier
... Togra (as Sven Ole Thorsen)
Bruce Fleischer ... Village Heckler
... 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 Darkest Side of Magic. The Strongest Side of Man. See more »


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29 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Conan II  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,876,678, 1 July 1984

Gross USA:

$31,042,035

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,042,035
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2.39 : 1
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's commitment to this movie delayed production on The Terminator (1984). See more »

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(at around 1h 24 mins) Just after Conan rescues Malak from the falling rocks and they are both under the waterfall, Malak's hair is soaked but Conan's is barely damp. See more »

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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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campy and humorous, but still enthralling entertainment
31 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

While the original 'Conan the Barbarian' was more dramatic, the sequel is played more for laughs. Nonetheless, it is still a highly entertaining sword and sorcery fantasy flick. The music is again outstanding and carries the movie where the dialogue fails. Of particular note is Wilt Chamberlain's impressive performance as the immense Bombatta. He has a tremendous screen presence, more than just his stature (plus he had to do his own stunts!).

There are lots of memorable scenes throughout the movie. Not a cerebral film, just good old-fashioned fantasy!


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