Director/Writer John Milius ( Apocalypse Now, Clear and Present Danger ) and Arnold Schwarzenegger ( Terminator, Last Action Hero) , plus deleted scenes, a making-of featurette, interviews with the cast and crew, production stills gallery and much more.
The legend starts with Conan as a young boy who witnesses the brutal murder of his parents and his village torn apart by the barbaric Vanir tribe, led by Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones, Star Wars ), the head of a mysterious snake cult. When Conan's life is spared he is taken as a slave to work on the unforgettable Wheel of Pain'.
Conan is later sold as a pit-fighter where he is trained to be a strong and worthy warrior. With his immense strength and determination to seek revenge for his parents death, he one day earns his freedom and sets off on a long and trichinous journey. When Conan attracts the attention of King Osric (Max von Sydow, Flash Gordon, The Exorcist ) he is offered a lucrative proposition. Conan teams up with Subotai the Mongol (Gerry Lopez, Farewell to the King ) and Valeria Queen of the Thieves (Sandahl Bergman, Airplane II ), they together head for the Mountain of Power with one mission to destroy Doom and his evil empire
CONAN THE BARBARIAN is the original comic book to big screen classic that spawned the mythical fantasy genre. Co-written by Hollywood legend Oliver Stone (Platoon, Wall Street), this epic film is a must-own for fantasy/action fans.
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CONAN THE BARBARIAN SPECIAL EDITION 2 DISC DVD BOX SET!
Credit: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release date: 18 th April 2005
Price (RRP): 19.99
Feature running time: 125 minutes approx
Catalogue No: 0100601001
Subtitles: Hard of Hearing English
Original Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (Widescreen 16 x 9)
Sound Quality: English 5.1
DVD Special Features:
- Brand new documentary about sword and sorcery/ fantasy films
- Audio commentary by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Director John Milius
- Documentary Conan Unchained: The Making of Conan
- Deleted scenes sequence
- The Conan Archives video montage of stills
- Special effects split screen video
- Cast and filmmakers biographies
- Production Notes