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Lawrence of Arabia

Lists: Best Picture Winners from the 1960s, AFI 100 (2007), Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time

Brief Synopsis: "Lawrence of Arabia is the classic film from David Lean starring Peter O’Toole and based on the autobiography from Thomas Edward Lawrence who during the first World War was on assignment by the British Empire in Arabia. The film would become a cult classic and is known today as a masterpiece."

Overall Ranking: 68 (Rank from 1962: # 1)


Rating:
90.75
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
94.43

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Warning Sign100(full review)
Josh of Classicblanca100
Patrick Devitt100
David Baruffi97(full review)
Morgan On Media97(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest87Comedy: 2
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 7
Thomas Pollock80
Bryan Lienesch65 - I like biopics as much as anyone, but 'Lawrence of Arabia' is and always will be overrated. There, I said it.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 4



People Involved

  • Peter OToole (T.E. Lawrence)
  • Alec Guinness (Prince Feisal)
  • Anthony Quinn (Auda abu Tayi)
  • Jack Hawkins (General Lord Edmund Allenby)
  • Omar Sharif (Sherif Ali)
  • Claude Rains (Mr. Dryden)
  • Anthony Quayle (Colonel Brighton)
  • José Ferrer (Turkish Bey)
  • Arthur Kennedy (Jackson Bentley)
  • Donald Wolfit (General Sir Archibald Murray)
  • Zia Mohyeddin (Tafas)
  • I.S. Johar (Gasim)
  • Gamil Ratib (Majid)
  • Michel Ray (Farraj)
  • John Dimech (Daud)
  • David Lean (Director)