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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)  link to Lawrence of Arabia on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 16

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IMDb Rating:
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8.4/10 (191730 votes)

Country: English, 216 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure, War, History, Biography

Director(s): David Lean

Cast: Peter O'Toole (as T.E. Lawrence), Alec Guinness (as Prince Feisal), Anthony Quinn (as Auda Abu Tayi), Jack Hawkins (as General Allenby), Omar Sharif (as Sherif Ali)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese, Korean, Thai

Plot Outline: An inordinately complex man who has been labeled everything from hero, to charlatan, to sadist, Thomas Edward Lawrence blazed his way to glory in the Arabian desert, then sought anonymity as a common soldier under an assumed name. The story opens with the death of Lawrence in a motorcycle accident in Dorset at the age of 46, then flashbacks to recount his adventures: as a young intelligence officer in Cairo in 1916, he is given leave to investigate the progress of the Arab revolt against the Turks in World War I. In the desert, he organizes a guerrilla army and--for two years--leads the Arabs in harassing the Turks with desert raids, train-wrecking and camel attacks. Eventually, he leads his army northward and helps a British General destroy the power of the Ottoman Empire.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.20:1

Apr 26, 2017