After watching a rough cut of Arnold's bodybuilding movie "Pumping Iron," film producers decided to pursue the actor for the role of Conan in "Conan the Barbarian." The film, which is centered around Conan's mission to recover a stolen sword, received mixed reactions from critics at the time of its 1982 release, but, as of 2007, has grossed more than $300 million worldwide.
Arnold is set to reprise his role as Conan in 2014's "The Legend of Conan." —XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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