The Barbarians

The Barbarians (1987)

Warriors. Conquerors. Heroes.

  • Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
  • Release Date: 1987-03-01
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 118 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 27min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The Cannon Group
  • Production Country: Italy, United States of America
  • Director: Ruggero Deodato
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Orphaned brothers Kutchek and Gore are adopted by a tribe led by Canary the owner of a powerful jewel. The evil Kadar wants both Canary and the jewel. Attacking the tribe he kidnaps Canary but the stone eludes him. The brothers are taken to be trained as gladiators and years later have grown to be VERY big. They escape and set off on a quest to find the jewel and rescue Canary.

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  • Peter Paul

    as Kutchek
  • David Paul

    as Gore
  • Richard Lynch

    as Kadar
  • Eva LaRue

    as Kara/Ismene
  • Virginia Bryant

    as Canary
  • Sheeba Alahani

    as China
  • Michael Berryman

    as Dirtmaster
  • George Eastman

    as Jacko
  • Franco Pistoni

    as Ibar
  • Raffaella Baracchi

    as Allura
  • Pasquale Bellazecca

    as Young Kutchek
  • Luigi Bellazecca

    as Young Gore
  • Wilma Marzilli

    as Fat Woman
  • Giovanni Cianfriglia

    as Ghedo - Strongman
  • Angelo Ragusa

    as Kadar's Man
  • Nanni Bernini

    as Kadar's Man
  • Lucio Rosato

    as Kadar's Man
  • Franco Daddi

    as Bluto
  • Omero Capanna

    as Rider
  • Tiziana Di Gennaro

    as Young Kara
  • Marilda Donà

    as Kadar's Woman
  • Paolo Merosi

    as Kadar's Man
  • Nello Pazzafini

    as Jacko's Man
  • Renzo Pevarello

    as Bones
  • Paolo Risi

    as Pin the Dwarf
  • Benito Stefanelli

    as Greyshaft
Directing Ruggero Deodato Director
Art Giancarlo Capuani Set Decoration
Directing Fabrizia Iacona Script Supervisor
Production Menahem Golan Producer
Editing Eugenio Alabiso Editor
Production Yoram Globus Producer
Sound Pino Donaggio Music
Production John Thompson Executive Producer
Crew Fabio Traversari Special Effects
Production Ricky Sacco Location Manager
Writing James R. Silke Writer
Crew Edmondo Natali Special Effects
Visual Effects Gaetano Paolocci Creature Design
Visual Effects Francesco Paolocci Creature Design
Costume & Make-Up Stefania Del Guerra Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Francesca Panicali Costume Design
Art Giuseppe Mangano Production Design
Camera Gianlorenzo Battaglia Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Gaetano Paolocci Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Francesco Paolocci Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Rosario Prestopino Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Vitaliana Patacca Hair Department Head
Production Carlo Carpentieri Production Supervisor
Sound Cesare D'Amico Sound Editor
Sound Danilo Moroni Sound Mixer
Crew Benito Stefanelli Stunt Coordinator
Editing Nadia Boggian Assistant Editor