Lawrence of Arabia Synopsis
The epic story of T.E. Lawrence.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
In short, they don't make 'em like this one anymore. Viewing it is like taking a time machine to a movie age that was more naive than our...
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TV Guide

David Lean's splendid biography of the enigmatic T.E. Lawrence paints a complex portrait of the desert-loving Englishman who united Arab...
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New Times (L.A.)

By Andy Klein
Released in 1962, it was pretty clearly the most intelligent spectacular within living memory. On its 40th anniversary, it's even better.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's perhaps only because it can't be seen in its full glory on television that "Lawrence" isn't ranked more highly on some recent all-time...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
What a bold, mad act of genius it was, to make Lawrence of Arabia, or even think that it could be made.
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By James Berardinelli
Riveting from beginning to end, featuring stellar performances, amazing cinematography, and a story without a trace of fat, the film does...
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Boston Globe

Lawrence is back on the big screen, and it simply demands to be seen. Yes, again.
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Great movie About a most fascinating man.

By grogan81
I haven't watched this movie in its entirety in quite some time. With that being said, seeing it on the big screen was magnificent. In my book T.E. Lawrence was one of the greatest figures of the...

Eqyptian Theater debacle

By rocketanimation
While the film is outstanding and rightly remains a classic our we did not appreciate the Egyptian Theaters ticket taking process in the least. We bought tickets on Fandango and were told to bring...

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By friend570
Stunning film, perhaps one of the all-time best ever; certainly, one of my all time favorites. Casting was perfect, acting (Peter O'Toole's first film) outstanding, with many, many actors we recognize...

One of the Greatest Films of All Time

By johnnycho
Add this to your Bucket List: Before you die, you must see LAWRENCE OF ARABIA on a big screen at least once. You may not like it -- it's not for those who thought The Transformers was one of the best...

Lawrence of Arabia seen at the Angelika Mosaic Movie Theater - Fairfax, VA

By rouleaukeith
First, if you've never seen Lawrence of Arabia - GO SEE IT! It Truly is an EPIC - one of those movies that everyone should see at least once in their life - preferably in 70mm BIG SILVER SCREEN!...

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By cathonline
What a classic movie from the big budget era with glamorous and beautiful stars like Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif. It is a historical story of modern times that still resonates with current events...

Did not get to see Lawrence of Arabia

By jr2la
Unfortunately, I had sent several emails and requested a credit for the tickets I had bought one week ahead of the screening, but noone took the time to at least respond. My partner fell ill and had...

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By jpence
Glorious!!! My excitement and appreciation for this spectacular film has only grown stronger over the years since I first saw it in 1962. The casting was inspired, the desert scenery and...

Lawrence at the Egyptian

By gregordeni
Wow! To see a restored and remixed 70 mm print of this movie was absolutely amazing. This experience far outpaced any impression I had of this movie from previous viewings. Unfortunately, the...

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By sanoe55
There were technical difficulties with starting the movie, but once it started, I thought it was beautifully shot, clever dialogue, and great characters/actors. I didn't know it was going to be as...

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Rated PG | For Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Mature teens will appreciate this gripping epic.
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