Conan the Barbarian


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You don’t go into a remake of Conan the Barbarian expecting a groundbreaking epic of cinematic genius. But, even with low expectations, this CG-heavy take on John Milius’s beloved 1982 sword ’n’ sorcery classic comes across as a half-hearted affair. The movie is sporadically enjoyable – director Marcus Nispel has a way with a nifty action set-piece, when the overbearing SFX aren’t getting in the way – but mostly pointless. Rent the original instead.

By Tom Huddleston
Time Out Bahrain,

Conan the Barbarian

  • Duration: 113
  • Released: Thu, 01 Sep
  • Classification: 18+
  • Language: English
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  • Director: Marcus Nispel
  • Stars: Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Bob Sapp, Leo Howard, Nonso Anozie

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