Conan the Barbarian Reviews

October 17, 2019
In the ongoing Sword-and-Sorcery Sweepstakes, while Conan is -- marginally -- less offensive -- because It Is less pretentious -- than Excalibur, It's nowhere near as good as Dragonslayer.
August 22, 2019
Its plot is confusing and the production is limited. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 4, 2015
Following the release of the dreadful 2011 reboot, the original has been labeled a "classic," but let's not kid ourselves.
August 11, 2011
...ironically undone by its star, a preening peacock eager to sow the seeds of self-parody with a well-placed camel punch.
March 26, 2009
There is a real anticipation as Schwarzenegger is unveiled as the barbarian and sets off on the road to independence. But for whatever reasons, the actor has a minimum of dialog and fails to convey much about the character through his actions.
June 24, 2006
Match verdict: no goals, slow build-up, but much absorbing action off the ball.
August 30, 2004
Conan the Barbarian is an extremely long, frequently incoherent, ineptly staged adventure-fantasy set in a prehistoric past.
June 23, 2004
October 9, 2003
Let's face it: Arnold is well-cast. But the movie takes itself way too seriously.
October 1, 2003
Too dull to be unintentionally funny.
August 22, 2003
January 1, 2000
No comic book stuff here: the film is dark and gloomy with excessive violence.