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Lion of the Desert (1980)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,500,000Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,511 $1,500,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,163 $1,500,000

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: 1980 (Wide) by United Film Distribution Co.
Video Release: November 12th, 2013 by Starz / Anchor Bay
Running Time: 156 minutes
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya


Anthony Quinn    Omar Mukhtar
Rod Steiger    Benito Mussolini
John Gielgud    Sharif el-Gariani
Oliver Reed    Gen. Rodolfo Graziani
Irene Papas    Mabrouka

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