A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood massacre, Conan is released from slavery and taught the ancient arts of fighting. Transforming himself into a killing machine, Conan travels into the wilderness to seek vengeance on Thulsa Doom, the man responsible for killing his family. In the wilderness, Conan takes up with the thieves Valeria and Subotai. The group comes upon King Osric, who wants the trio of warriors to help rescue his daughter who has joined Doom in the hills.

  1. John Milius

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Edward Summer


  3. Robert E. Howard


  4. Oliver Stone


Top Billed Cast

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Arnold Schwarzenegger


  2. James Earl Jones

    James Earl Jones

    Thulsa Doom

  3. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    King Osric

  4. Sandahl Bergman

    Sandahl Bergman


  5. Cassandra Gava

    Cassandra Gava

    The Witch

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Conan the Barbarian
Conan the Barbarian


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 14, 1982


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $79,114,085.00

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