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Lawrence of Arabia

34 Ratings: 3.7
A 1962 epic historical drama film directed by David Lean that dramatizes the life of T.E. Lawrence.

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Tags: Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, David Lean Films
Director: David Lean
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Classics, Drama, History, War
Release Date: December 16, 1962
MPAA Rating: PG
3 reviews about Lawrence of Arabia
review by . August 17, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
**** out of ****     I believe that "Lawrence of Arabia"; like "Citizen Kane", "The Godfather", and "Psycho", is a film that you never quite see the first time. Most people will be kind and will hold themselves back from spoiling too much for you, if you intend to watch the film and absorb all of its brilliance, but there are a few things that I knew I was familiar with, regarding the film. Take the lengthy and entirely entertaining battle sequences between the Turks and the …
review by . December 19, 2008
posted in Screen Gems
Revolt in the Desert
In 1962, director David Lean (Oliver Twist and The Bridge Over the River Kwai) made cinematic history with his epic historical drama, Lawrence of Arabia. The film is perhaps one of the most daring and ambitious films ever made. Utilizing an amazing screenplay written by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson, Lean created a film that is an intimate character study, a harrowing war epic, a spectacular adventure and one of the greatest achievements in the annals of filmic history. Lawrence …
review by . July 01, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: I hate thinking this part up     Cons: This part too     The Bottom Line: Especially this part     The really great thing about Lawrence of Arabia is that it doesn't bother to give its subject the Superman treatment. This is usually a feature of epic movies that revolve around one single, specific person. Spartacus did it, and while Kirk Douglas certainly cut an inspiring and imposing figure, he just seemed to dominate his men too …
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