Lawrence of Arabia

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,495,385Details
International Box Office $32,500,000
Worldwide Box Office $69,995,385
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
99% - Certified Fresh
Audience
93% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 16th, 1962 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
September 5th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
October 4th, 2012 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom, released as Lawrence of Arabia 50th Anniversary
March 20th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by Cinemark
Video Release: November 13th, 2012 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Keywords: World War I, Biography
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

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Cast

Peter O'Toole    T.E. Lawrence
Alec Guinness    Prince Feisal
Anthony Quinn    Auda Abu Tayi
Claude Rains    Mr. Dryden
Omar Sharif    Sherif Ali ibn el Kharish
Jack Hawkins    General Allenby
Jose Ferrer    Turkish Bey
Anthony Quale    Col. Harry Brighton
David Lean    Motorcyclist by Suez Canal

Production and Technical Credits

Director    David Lean

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/27 27 $24,840   6 $4,140   $71,713 14,531
2002/09/28 27 $46,708 +88% 6 $7,785   $118,421 14,532
2002/09/29 22 $35,792 -23% 6 $5,965   $154,213 14,533

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/05/12 26 $159,086   30 $5,303   $4,334,531 9,647
1997/09/12 61 $18,807   1 $18,807   $47,265 12,692
2002/09/20 70 $20,500   2 $10,250   $20,500 14,526
2002/09/27 37 $107,340 +424% 6 $17,890   $154,213 14,533
2002/10/04 53 $32,930 -69% 2 $16,465   $254,331 14,540
2002/10/11 61 $28,460 -14% 2 $14,230   $299,173 14,547
2002/10/18 75 $13,928 -51% 2 $6,964   $330,017 14,554
2002/10/25 94 $7,963 -43% 2 $3,982   $342,481 14,561

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/18/20121018,969 18,969$1,272,226$1,272,2261

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