Conan the Barbarian made a lot of people Hollywood stars. This movie star Arnold Schwarznegger and James Earl Jones. The movie is an action and adventure movie. The setting of the movie is thousands of years before our modern civilization. The story is based on a young barbarian man's effort to get revenge for the death of his parents. The movie opens with Conan's father giving his a sword and telling him how important that steel is to their people.
Shortly after this his parents are killed by a band of warriors. His father's sword is used to cut the head off of his mother. Conan and his siblings are forced into a life of slavery. Conan become strong and muscle. He is sold to a new master who trains his for gladiator fighting. After winning many fights he is set free. In his travels as a free man he meet a witch. While they are having intimate relations she turnings into a demon. He also finds a friend in a thief named Subotai.
Together Conan and Subotai go to the land of the murderer of his parents. They steal a jewel from the Eye of the Serpent tower and have to kill a large snake. They are captured by the city guard and brought to the king. The kind requests as punishment that they save his daughter who was kidnapped by the warriors.
Conan is discovered in their land and tortured. He is then sentences to be crucified. He is about to die when Subotai comes to his rescue. They summon a wizard who is able to heal Conan but they have to pay a heavy toll. They set up traps and manage to kill many of the warriors. During the fighting Conan finds the sword that belonged to his father and finds that the blade is broken. Conan is able to use the sword to kill the person he has been seeking revenge on all those years. Conan then burns down the temple and is able to save the king's daughter. The movie ends with Conan as king.