R | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young boy, Conan, becomes a slave after his parents are killed and tribe destroyed by a savage warlord and sorcerer, Thulsa Doom. When he grows up he becomes a fearless, invincible fighter. Set free, he plots revenge against Thulsa Doom.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's first time filming a Hollywood Film in a foreign country; he picked up a lot of Spanish because few people on-set spoke English. He enjoyed some sightseeing while he was there.
Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of. And unto this, Conan, destined to wear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia upon a troubled brow. It is I, his chronicler, who alone can tell...
(at around 1h 50 mins) When the princess is chained to the rock, the clasps around her wrist keep changing shapes. Either way, she could easily slip her hands through them at any time.
In the North American prints, the 1963 Universal Pictures logo is playing normally, while the 1978 EMI Films logo is shown in the former international prints. Select market prints and current international prints have the silent version of the 1981 20th Century Fox logo.
Some streaming versions of the US theatrical cut include the epilogue voiceover from the international cut (with "This story shall also be told" voiced incongruously over the text "....but that is another story").
$9,603,139 16 May 1982