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Lion of the Desert

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Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19812h 53mOn: Free Services Tags: Based On True Story World War II Country: Libya 

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.Lion of the Desert featuring Anthony Quinn and Rod Steiger is free on Tubi, and available for rent or purchase on iTunes. It's a drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (14,595 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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#6,957 Ranked Movie

#260 Ranked in World War II Movies

#457 Ranked in War Movies

#464 Ranked in Based On True Story Movies

Lion of the Desert has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (14,595 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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