Conan the Destroyer

Shorn of the intellectual pretensions of its predecessor Conan the Barbarian (ditto the gratuitous sex), this yarn is far closer to creator Robert E Howard's preference for small minds in big bodies - a requirement Schwarzenegger fills wonderfully. A predictable quest plot is unwound with tremendous verve, and the only real disappointments are some ropey special effects. But Fleischer's zest for action carries it all along splendidly.

Release details

Duration: 103 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Richard Fleischer
Screenwriter: Stanley Mann
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Grace Jones
Wilt Chamberlain
Mako
Tracey Walter
Sarah Douglas
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