Conan the Barbarian
Conan the Barbarian (2011)

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 22, 2011
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24%
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30%



Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While its relentless, gory violence is more faithful to the Robert E. Howard books, Conan the Barbarian forsakes three-dimensional characters, dialogue, and acting in favor of unnecessary 3D effects.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Rent the original instead.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Does it satisfy, this tale? In its own modest way, it does.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

In some ways, I even liked it better than the original because it didn't take itself so deathly seriously.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

The 2011 version of Conan the Barbarian looks cheap and feels rushed. The few good elements are dwarfed by a generic, nonsensical plot and shoddy storytelling.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

It ain't a pretty sight -- in fact, it's downright barbaric.

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Sean Kernan
We Got This Covered

Conan the Barbarian is shocking not merely for its blood and guts violence but for how surprisingly gripping and compelling it is, even muddy in 3D.

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Laremy Legel
Film.com

Shoddy acting, no real plot, and silly dialogue? You betcha!

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

It's just another ham-handed adventure flick in eye-deadening, wallet-draining 3-D.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Missing the myth, the sorcery and the humor of the original big screen "Conan."

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Marcus Nispel seems to be the go to guy when it comes to remaking films. He already has the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Friday the 13th under his… More
Phil Hubbs
What happened here?! I was really looking forward to seeing this as I do have love for these sword n sorcery fantasy adventure flicks of old and had high hopes… More
Anthony Lawrie
Conan the annoying, turns into Conan the irritating and then grows up to be Conan the Egotistical and Conan the unnecessarily violent. Violence has its place in… More
Emily Armstrong
I really do like Jason Momoa, but I have trouble pinning down exactly why I didn't like this movie. Maybe I found the plot a little bit too crazy to make… More
Jens S.
Pointless remake of Schwarzenegger's classic that neither has the protagonist's charisma, outstanding soundtrack or feral atmosphere of the original.… More
Cynthia S.
Ever since I saw this guy on Game of Thrones, I have to say that I am smitten. He is hot! So, I'm not sure if my opinion of this movie was swayed by that,… More

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