Conan the Barbarian
1982 - Rated R (MPAA)
Release Date: 08/02/2011
Original Language: N/A
Time: 129 mins.
Label: Universal Studios Home Video
Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: Deleted Scenes Conan Unchained: The Making of Conan the Barbarian Special Effects The Conan Archives Feature Commentary with Director John Milius and Arnold Schwarzenegger Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: DTS HD Master Audio - English Subtitles - English, French
Years after the brutal murder of his parents, Conan the Barbarian sets out on a perilous quest for vengeance on the evil Thulsa Doom. With his trusted companions, he has a series of marvelous adventures which culminate in the fulfillment of his long hoped for goal. A vigorous and bloody sword-and-sorcery epic featuring Schwarzenegger's breakthrough role.
"...Director John Milius does a nice job of setting up the initial story. There is a real anticipation as Schwarzenegger is unveiled as the barbarian..." -- Berg. , (Variety)
"...It's the movie that turned Schwarzenegger into a bona-fide action star..." -- Paul Tonks , (Total Film)
"It's only when you recall all the schlocky imitations this spawned that you realise how good it actually is." -- Uncut Staff , (Uncut)
"[H]ugely entertaining....The credit mainly goes to the then-35-year-old Schwarzenegger..." -- Grade: B+ -- Chris Nashawaty , (Entertainment Weekly)