Conan the Destroyer (1984) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Conan the Destroyer

Richard Fleischer, 1984

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Conan the Barbarian
Robert E. Howard, 1934

Conan the Destroyer is a movie directed by Richard Fleischer in 1984 and based on the characters from the book Conan the Barbarian by Robert E. Howard, first published in 1934. The movie features Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Wilt Chamberlain, Tracey Walter, Sarah Douglas, Mako, and others.

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Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Book by Robert Jordan

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Movie Poster: Conan the Destroyer (Richard Fleischer, 1984)

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Book Cover: Conan the Barbarian (Robert E. Howard, 1934)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Conan the Barbarian, the 1934 book by Robert E. Howard.

Conan the Barbarian

Read by: Finn J. D. John

Storyline

Conan and his companion, the thief Malak, are confronted by Queen Taramis of Shadizar. She tests their combat ability with several of her guards. Satisfied, she tells Conan that she has a quest for him. He refuses her, but when she promises to resurrect his lost love, Valeria, Conan agrees to the quest.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Conan the Destroyer, the 1984 movie by Richard Fleischer

Year

1984

Minutes

103

Movie Rate

5.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Conan the Destroyer

Country: USA

Year: 1984

Length: 1h43m

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Cover of Conan the Barbarian, the 1934 book by Robert E. Howard

Year

1934

Pages

224

Book Rate

8.08

S: Goodreads

Book

Conan the Barbarian

Country: USA

First published in: 1934

Length: 224 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Movie by John Milius
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Movie by Marcus Nispel

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