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Lion of the Desert

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Biography Drama 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19812h 53mOn: Sundance fuboTV Tags: War World War II Adaptation 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 streaming via tv everywhere with Sundance, streaming with subscription on fuboTV, and available for rent or purchase on iTunes. It's an action & adventure and biography movie with a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 71% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (13,529 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Sundance).

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

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Not available to watch free online.

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#3,972 Ranked Movie

#5 Ranked in Movies on Sundance

#173 Ranked in World War II Movies

#278 Ranked in War Movies

Lion of the Desert has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 71% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (13,529 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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