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Kull the Conqueror (1997)

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A 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.

Director:

John Nicolella

Writers:

Robert E. Howard (worlds and characters), Charles Edward Pogue (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Sorbo ... Kull
Tia Carrere ... Akivasha
Thomas Ian Griffith ... General Taligaro
Litefoot ... Ascalante
Roy Brocksmith ... Tu
Harvey Fierstein ... Juba
Karina Lombard ... Zareta
Edward Tudor-Pole ... Enaros
Douglas Henshall ... Ducalon
Joe Shaw Joe Shaw ... Dalgar
Sven-Ole Thorsen ... King Borna (as Sven Ole Thorsen)
Terry O'Neill Terry O'Neill ... Ship Captain
Pat Roach ... Zulcki
John Hallam ... Mandara
Peter Petruna Peter Petruna ... Slave
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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 | demon | warrior | battle | See All (68) »

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Kull reigns. Kull rules. Kull rocks. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conan the Conqueror See more »

Filming Locations:

Bratislava, Slovakia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,450,145, 1 September 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,086,891, 5 October 1997
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

While practicing for the fight scenes, Kevin Sorbo nicked himself with a dull-bladed prop sword. At his request, producers gave him a rubber sword. See more »

Goofs

In the duel between Kull and Taligaro at the beginning, the width of the blindfolds changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Kull: With this axe, I rule!
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Alternate Versions

Although the cinema release was uncut 5 seconds was cut from the video release by the BBFC. See more »

Connections

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

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Kevin Sorbo is Herc-Kull-es!
26 April 1999 | by AnimusSee all my reviews

Ok ok, I know, you're not supposed to compare this movie to the Hercules series, but please, Sorbo's acting style is unchanged. Kull kills people in this movie and he's not a half-god, but that's where the differences end. This movie even has a Salmoneus-clone played (hilariously) by Harvey Fierstein. Watch it, enjoy it, but don't expect too much from it.


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