Conan the Barbarian parents guide

Conan the Barbarian Parent Guide

Release date August 19, 2011

Conan the Cimmerian (Jason Momoa) becomes Conan the Barbarian when he sets out to avenge a personal slight only to get involved in a fight to stop all of Hyboria from being overrun by forces of evil. This sword swinging, supernatural 3D epic is based on the character created by author Robert E. Howard.

Why is Conan the Barbarian rated R? The MPA rated Conan the Barbarian R for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity.

Run Time: 113 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Conan the Barbarian rated R? Conan the Barbarian is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence, with blood, gore and details shown.

- Explicit depictions of dismemberment.

- Pervasive and often brutal depictions of fighting, stabbing, decapitation and burning.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent disturbing scenes and nightmarish images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent breast nudity in non-sexual contexts.

- Full frontal nudity seen in a sexual situation.

- Portrayal of sexual activity includes breast and buttock nudity,and some detail.

- Simulated and implied sexual activity.

- Sexual innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- One use of scatological slang term.

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News About "Conan the Barbarian"

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Cast and Crew

Conan the Barbarian is directed by Marcus Nispel and stars Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Conan the Barbarian movie is November 22, 2011. Here are some details…

Conan the Barbarian is coming to home video on November 22, 2011.

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Robert E. Howard is known as the father of the sword and sorcery genre. Other movies that feature similar fantasy-adventure tales include The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, 10,000 BC and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.