The Conqueror
The Conqueror (1956)

In the historical epic The Conqueror, John Wayne stars as Temujin, better known as Genghis Khan. Red-haired Susan Hayward costars as Bortai, the Tartar princess whom Temujin claims as the spoils of battle. Eventually, Bortai's hatred… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: February 21, 1956
DVD Release Date: April 15, 1999
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Emanuel Levy

Howard Hughes' anachronistic saga is one of the worst films ever made with an embarrassing performance of John Wayne as Genghis Khan the Warrior.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

No one comes out of this train wreck holding their head up.

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Randy Tippy
John Wayne as a Mongolian warlord HAS to be one of the worst casting jobs in the history of Cinema. I love The Duke as much as anyone, but Genghis Khan he… More
xGary Xx
Dear Lord God, what were they thinking...? Featuring easily the worst piece of casting in cinematic history, John Wayne stars as Genghis Khan (yes, you read… More
jay nixon