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Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence (played by Peter O'Toole) is a British intelligence officer during WW I assigned to find Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness) and gauge his willingness to stage an Arab revolt against the invading Turks. But the arrogant underling uses the mission to appointed himself as a British commander and engages in his own battles. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 227
Theater Release: 20 Dec 1962
Video Release: 12 Nov 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Lawrence of Arabia is rated PG:

Director: David Lean
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif
Studio: 1962 Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures

Detailed Review

Insolent, strangely awkward and clearly ill-suited for life as a soldier, T.E. Lawrence (played by Peter O’Toole) is an anomaly in an army that prizes manly feats. Arrogant, even… 
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Why Is Lawrence of Arabia Rated PG?

Violence: A character speeding on a motorcycle crashes and is killed. Numerous characters are… 
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Why do the rebels accept Lawrence more readily than the other British soldiers? Why… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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