Top 5 Conan The Barbarian Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Conan The Barbarian facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Conan The Barbarian film message.

Conan is chased by feral canines that take his fur tunic before he falls into the Atlantean tomb. After he finds the sword in the tomb he emerges triumphantly wearing no furs as the canines approach again. The next scenes show him striding along in lighter canine furs.
Conan is chased by feral canines that take his fur tunic before he falls into the Atlantean tomb. After he finds the sword in the tomb he emerges triumphantly wearing no furs as the canines approach again. The next scenes show him striding along in lighter canine furs.
Conan's father tells young Conan of giants who stole the secret of steel from Crom. When he finds the Atlantian Sword, he takes it off a GIANT skeleton. The sword was originally a one handed sword for this deceased giant but to Conan the scale is that of a two handed sword.
Conan's father tells young Conan of giants who stole the secret of steel from Crom. When he finds the Atlantian Sword, he takes it off a GIANT skeleton. The sword was originally a one handed sword for this deceased giant but to Conan the scale is that of a two handed sword.

Conan The Barbarian Trivia

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  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger was forced to do his own stunts because a suitable body double couldn't be found

  2. Conan's memorable response to the question: "What is best in life?.." was taken from a book about Genghis Khan. Writer/Director John Milius was inspired by the book: GENGHIS KHAN THE CONQUEROR OF ALL MEN, written by Harold Lamb, published in 1927 (source given below)

Conan The Barbarian Hidden Details

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Conan The Barbarian Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Conan The Barbarian. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director John Milius
Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman
IMDB score 6.9