1962: Lawrence of Arabia


Horizon Pictures (II)

– Director: David Lean

– Stacker score: 95.3

– Metascore: 100

– IMDb user rating: 8.3

– Runtime: 228 minutes

David Lean’s three-plus-hour epic was a massive influence upon a legion of subsequent filmmakers, including Steven Spielberg. Rife with unforgettable scenes, it chronicles the adventures of World War I British officer T.E. Lawrence, played by Peter O’Toole. On assignment in Arabia, Lawrence unifies warring Arab tribes in their fight against the Turks.