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Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. With the aid of native Sherif Ali, Lawrence rebels against the orders of his superior officer and strikes out on a daring camel journey across the harsh desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port.

Director: David Lean
Writer: T.E. Lawrence (writings), Robert Bolt (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
Production: N/A
Year: 1962
MetaScore: 100/100
ImdbRating: 8.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 11 Dec 1962
Awards: Won 7 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 14 nominations.


98 Clips & Quotes

William Potter - Lawrence of Arabia 00:28 William Potter I killed two people - Lawrence of Arabia 01:01 I killed two people No Arab loves the desert - Lawrence of Arabia 00:29 No Arab loves the desert For some men nothing is written unless THEY write it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 For some men nothing is written unless THEY write it Gasim's time has come - Lawrence of Arabia 00:37 Gasim's time has come There may be honor among thieves - Lawrence of Arabia 00:20 There may be honor among thieves A man who tells lies - Lawrence of Arabia 00:39 A man who tells lies It is Auda of the Howitat who speaks - Lawrence of Arabia 01:04 It is Auda of the Howitat who speaks There's nothing further here for a warrior - Lawrence of Arabia 01:05 There's nothing further here for a warrior What is it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 What is it My friends - Lawrence of Arabia 00:42 My friends You are a clown - Lawrence of Arabia 00:16 You are a clown Have you no fear - Lawrence of Arabia 00:15 Have you no fear You answered without saying anything - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 You answered without saying anything I am Auda abu Tayi - Lawrence of Arabia 01:10 I am Auda abu Tayi So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe He was a poet - Lawrence of Arabia 00:43 He was a poet With Major Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia 00:30 With Major Lawrence Are you badly hurt - Lawrence of Arabia 00:27 Are you badly hurt Only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert - Lawrence of Arabia 00:51 Only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert I can't make out whether you're bloody bad mannered or just half witted - Lawrence of Arabia 00:26 I can't make out whether you're bloody bad mannered or just... What is your name - Lawrence of Arabia 00:22 What is your name You will cross Sinai - Lawrence of Arabia 00:25 You will cross Sinai Is that a desert country - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 Is that a desert country We can't just do nothing - Lawrence of Arabia 00:16 We can't just do nothing I think your book is right - Lawrence of Arabia 01:07 I think your book is right I do not understand this - Lawrence of Arabia 00:35 I do not understand this What do you think - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 What do you think Never saw a man killed with a sword before - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 Never saw a man killed with a sword before It's my manner - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 It's my manner Michael George Hartley - Lawrence of Arabia 00:43 Michael George Hartley I'll tell you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:36 I'll tell you For the English - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 For the English I thought I was a hard man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:21 I thought I was a hard man Sherif Ali - Lawrence of Arabia 00:52 Sherif Ali You acted without orders - Lawrence of Arabia 00:29 You acted without orders Undisciplined - Lawrence of Arabia 00:36 Undisciplined I'm looking for a hero - Lawrence of Arabia 01:30 I'm looking for a hero I've told you - Lawrence of Arabia 01:22 I've told you My friend Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia 01:20 My friend Lawrence You're the most extraordinary man I've ever met - Lawrence of Arabia 01:06 You're the most extraordinary man I've ever met He will go home - Lawrence of Arabia 00:50 He will go home What ails the Englishman - Lawrence of Arabia 00:33 What ails the Englishman Where are they now - Lawrence of Arabia 01:23 Where are they now Here you may drink - Lawrence of Arabia 00:21 Here you may drink The English have a great hunger for desolate places - Lawrence of Arabia 01:06 The English have a great hunger for desolate places Lieutenant - Lawrence of Arabia 00:44 Lieutenant It's a storm in a tea cup - Lawrence of Arabia 02:09 It's a storm in a tea cup There is the railway - Lawrence of Arabia 00:54 There is the railway I pray that I may never see the desert again - Lawrence of Arabia 00:16 I pray that I may never see the desert again Which is why my father made this war upon the Turks - Lawrence of Arabia 00:45 Which is why my father made this war upon the Turks No prisoners - Lawrence of Arabia 00:12 No prisoners Do you think it was worth it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 Do you think it was worth it I've got orders to obey - Lawrence of Arabia 00:26 I've got orders to obey But I fear to do it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:42 But I fear to do it What are you looking for - Lawrence of Arabia 00:22 What are you looking for That's all right - Lawrence of Arabia 00:22 That's all right Is he in trouble - Lawrence of Arabia 00:29 Is he in trouble To be great again - Lawrence of Arabia 00:26 To be great again You rotten man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 You rotten man Barbarous and cruel - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 Barbarous and cruel I'm an ordinary man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 I'm an ordinary man The best of them won't come for money - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 The best of them won't come for money We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round - Lawrence of Arabia 01:20 We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew - Lawrence of Arabia 00:34 He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew I told you - Lawrence of Arabia 01:01 I told you God help the men that lie under that - Lawrence of Arabia 00:20 God help the men that lie under that The situation's bloody awful - Lawrence of Arabia 00:25 The situation's bloody awful If any of your Bedouin arrived in Cairo and said - Lawrence of Arabia 01:00 If any of your Bedouin arrived in Cairo and said A clever man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:43 A clever man What I owe you is beyond evaluation - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 What I owe you is beyond evaluation It is their payment - Lawrence of Arabia 00:30 It is their payment But they've no boots - Lawrence of Arabia 00:57 But they've no boots You don't have the slightest idea what I'm talking about - Lawrence of Arabia 00:48 You don't have the slightest idea what I'm talking about Being an Arab will be thornier than you suppose - Lawrence of Arabia 00:17 Being an Arab will be thornier than you suppose I fight like Clausewitz - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 I fight like Clausewitz You are an Englishman - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 You are an Englishman Can you pass for an Arab in an Arab town - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 Can you pass for an Arab in an Arab town Can we not rest - Lawrence of Arabia 00:47 Can we not rest He is dead - Lawrence of Arabia 02:04 He is dead I'm promoting you Major - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 I'm promoting you Major By the way - Lawrence of Arabia 02:18 By the way That is old - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 That is old Going home - Lawrence of Arabia 00:09 Going home Thine mother mated with a scorpion - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 Thine mother mated with a scorpion You love him - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 You love him Do you think I'm just anybody - Lawrence of Arabia 00:13 Do you think I'm just anybody Who do you take your orders from - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 Who do you take your orders from They're a nation of sheep stealers - Lawrence of Arabia 02:55 They're a nation of sheep stealers I've been waiting for you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:59 I've been waiting for you Make God your agent - Lawrence of Arabia 00:11 Make God your agent Cross my heart and hope to die - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 Cross my heart and hope to die The desert has dried up more blood than you can think of - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 The desert has dried up more blood than you can think of Then Lawrence is a sword with two edges - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 Then Lawrence is a sword with two edges Lawrence will campaign this winter - Lawrence of Arabia 01:34 Lawrence will campaign this winter Not many people have a destiny Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia 00:36 Not many people have a destiny Lawrence There is only the desert for you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 There is only the desert for you What about you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 What about you

Cast

T.E. Lawrence - Peter O'Toole
Prince Faisal - Alec Guinness
Auda Abu Tayi - Anthony Quinn
General Allenby - Jack Hawkins
Sherif Ali - Omar Sharif
Turkish Bey - José Ferrer
Colonel Brighton - Anthony Quayle
Mr. Dryden - Claude Rains
Jackson Bentley - Arthur Kennedy
General Murray - Donald Wolfit
Gasim - I.S. Johar
Majid - Gamil Ratib
Farraj - Michel Ray
Medical Officer (as Howard Marion Crawford) - Howard Marion-Crawford
Club Secretary - Jack Gwillim
R.A.M.C. Colonel - Hugh Miller
MP in Map Room - John Barry
Captain at Officer's Club - Bruce Beeby
Sergeant at Cairo Headquarters - Fred Bennett
Arab Sheik - John Bennett
Motor Bike Rider - Steve Birtles
Officer with Pipe Gazing at Lawrence - Robert Bolt
Sheik in Arab Council - Peter Burton
Turkish Pilot - Tim Clutterbuck
Nurse - Barbara Cole
Turkish Pilot - John Crewdson
Mourner - Victor Croxford
Cavalry General at Field Briefing - Basil Dignam
Driver in Cairo - Peter Dukelow
Allenby's Aide - Kenneth Fortescue
William Potter - Harry Fowler
General Allenby (voice) - Charles Gray
Arab Sheikh at Council - James Hayter
Reporter at Lawrence's Funeral - Jack Hedley
Turkish Soldier - Rafael Hernández
Driver - Bert Holliday
Vicar at St. Paul's - Noel Howlett
Khitan of Aleppo - Cher Kaoiu
Staff Major - Murray's Aide - Patrick Kavanagh
Motorcyclist by Suez Canal - David Lean
Mourner - Ned Lynch
Michael George Hartley - Ian MacNaughton
Artillery General at Field Briefing - Clive Morton
Officer in Officer's Club - Daniel Moynihan
Reciter - Henry Oscar
Bedouin - George Plimpton
Driver - Bryan Pringle
Auda's Son - Kamal Rashid
Mourner at St. Paul's - Ernie Rice
Majid (voice) - Robert Rietty
Infantry General at Field Briefing - John Robinson
Corporal Jenkins - Norman Rossington
Elder Harith - John Ruddock
Turkish Sergeant - Fernando Sancho
Regimental Sergeant Major - Stuart Saunders
Bartender in Officer's Club - Cyril Shaps
Mourner at St.Pauls - Jack Sharp
Mourner at St.Pauls - George Spence
Truck Driver - Roy Stevens
British Officer - Barry Warren