Lawrence of Arabia

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    96
    from 3 reviewers
  • This Columbia Classics Box Set is a must-own collection of elegantly restored films in 4K, including the brilliant cinematic masterpiece Lawrence of Arabia, that can only be fully appreciated when viewed on the biggest screen possible.

    Lawrence of Arabia
    1962
    218 min
    Approved
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos
  • Video
    96
  • Lawrence of Arabia has been restored and released in 8K scan and 4K digital intermediate, with a full UHD video review available.

  • Audio
    93
  • The Dolby Atmos soundtrack offers a dramatic improvement in audio quality, providing a deep orchestra sound that complements the beautiful video presentation.

  • Extra
    90
  • This Ultra HD edition of UHD 1 comes in a SteelBook with a desert-themed artwork featuring mild fingerprinting, as well as a package of bonuses, including an exclusive one.

  • Movie
    96
  • The films Seven Samurai (1954) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962) are widely acclaimed masterpieces that are both visually stunning and lengthy.

    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: David Lean

    Actors: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn

    Plot: The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

    Disc Release Date: 7 June 2022

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Lawrence of Arabia was shot using Mitchell BFC 65mm and Mitchell FC 65 Model cameras 65mm film, with this release being based on the extensive restoration for the 50thAnniversary 8K scan; gaining additional...

    • Audio
      90
    • The Dolby Atmos track is gorgeous adding such depth to the surround field; this starts right from the off and the musical overture; how deep the orchestra is, not only in terms of bass, but in terms of...

    • Extra
      100
    • UHD 1...

    • Movie
      100
    • I had occasion to put on Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece Seven Samurai (1954) recently and was struck once again by just how great it is. And part of the greatness is its length; running at 3 hours 37 minutes,...

    • Total
      100
    • This Columbia Classics Box Set has brought together a whole range of films in one ensemble. Each disc has been meticulously restored and all are in native 4K. Simply put this set is amazing, it is a testament...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • For a full UHD video review, please click here....

    • Audio
      100
    • For a full UHD audio review, please click here....

    • Extra
      100
    • Sony's elegantly glossy SteelBook will show some mild fingerprinting. The front image depicts a handsome bit of artwork that features a desert setting, predominantly, with a few small green bushes poking...

    • Movie
      100
    • Sony has widely released a UHD SteelBook packaging variant for the epic 1962 masterpiece 'Lawrence of Arabia.' The disc and digital content is identical to that found in the previous 4K release (noting...

    • Total
      100
    • Elegant. Classy. Beautiful. A must-own. That's for the film, the UHD presentation, and the SteelBook, which of course earns my highest recommendation....

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      100
    • Struck from the same 8K scan of the meticulously restored 70mm camera negatives and later mastered to a 4K digital intermediate, the classic epic drama rides into Ultra HD on a jaw-droppingly gorgeous,...

    • Audio
      90
    • Complementing the spellbindingly beautiful video presentation is a riveting Dolby Atmos soundtrack, offering a dramatic improvement over its DTS-HD MA counterpart, which is also included on the disc for...

    • Extra
      60
    • The same set of supplements from the 50th Anniversary Blu-ray are ported over for this Ultra HD edition while throwing one small exclusive to boot. According to Sony, the package of bonuses is apparently...

    • Movie
      100
    • If there exists an established, conventional "going-native" narrative, then David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia is the definitive masterwork. The spectacularly beautiful film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence...

    • Total
      100
    • David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia is a splendidly brilliant cinematic masterpiece that continues to mesmerize and is the sort of film that could only be best appreciated on the biggest screen possible. Featuring...