Conan the Barbarian

Question: Is it ever explained why Conan was released from slavery?

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Answer: Not in the movies, but in the original books. He escaped by grinding his chain between two millstones until it broke.

Twotall
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Answer: Conan was an undefeated fighter in the pit, who made his owner very wealthy and powerful. The look on his owner's face was of sadness and gratitude. He earned his freedom.

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That...and Redbeard was growing fearful of Conan.

Question: When Conan is learning how to use a sword, why did the teacher slap Conan in the face and then kick the other student in the chest?

Answer: Like an Army Drill Sargent, he was berating them for not doing it better. Toughening them to become the best they could be.

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Also, the other student laughs at Conan's punishment, so the teacher kicks him to teach him some humility.

Continuity mistake: When Valeria climbs down the ropes of the serpent tower she is twisted in the ropes. When it cuts she is climbing properly down.

Mortug
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King Osric: What daring! What outrageousness! What insolence! What arrogance... I salute you.

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Trivia: Arnie actually had to modify his workout because he was unable to wield a broadsword properly.

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