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David Lean
8.4 Rating
(137 ratings)

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Stats

Born: 25 March 1908 Died: 16 April 1991

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 6' 1"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Sandra Cooke


Lists

148 votes
The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
list by Severin Severin
Published 2 years, 5 months ago 17 comments
99 votes
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (79 items)
list by Stehako
Published 5 years, 10 months ago 14 comments
73 votes
Directors and Their Masterpieces *UPDATED* (32 items)
list by Moon River
Published 3 years, 4 months ago 21 comments
69 votes
My Top Directors (40 items)
list by AgentLexi
Published 6 years, 9 months ago 4 comments
66 votes
A Movie for every Director (Part 1) (100 items)
list by xolmis
Published 2 years, 4 months ago 6 comments

Movies directed by

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Rating:
8
936 Watched
Rating:
8
742 Watched
3. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Rating:
7.4
533 Watched
4. Brief Encounter (1945)
Rating:
7.8
297 Watched
Rating:
7.7
184 Watched



Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

Rating:
8
936 Watched
2. Summertime (1955)
Rating:
7.4
41 Watched
0 want to see
4. Money for Speed (1933)
0 want to see



Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Brief Encounter (1945)
Rating:
7.8
297 Watched
Rating:
7.7
184 Watched
Rating:
7.1
131 Watched
4. Oliver Twist (1948)
Rating:
7.3
111 Watched
5. Summertime (1955)
Rating:
7.4
41 Watched



TV

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

Rating:
7.9
48 Watched
Rating:
8.5
11 Watched
Rating:
8.5
7 Watched
4. Arena (1975)
Rating:
6.3
5 Watched
5. Omnibus (1967)
Rating:
8
5 Watched



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Larry Talbot added this to a list 3 months, 1 week ago
My 25 favorite directors (25 person items)

" Great Expectations (1946) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Doctor Zhivago (1965)"


Venice added this to a list 4 months, 1 week ago
Directors and composers who work together (63 person items)

" David Lean / Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Doctor Zhivago, (1965) Ryan's Daughter, (1970) A Passage to India (1984) "


Moon River added this to a list 7 months, 1 week ago
The Golden Age of Hollywood (260 person items)

" Brief Encounter (1945) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) The Bridge of the River Kwai (1957)"


nusch voted for an image 1 year, 5 months ago

Allegra Geller added this to a list 2 years, 11 months ago
March-born famous people (284 person items)
muh added this to a list 2 years, 12 months ago
My Favorite Directors (20 person items)
Liaison added this to a list 3 years ago
Favorite Directors' Quotes (27 person items)

""I like making films about characters I'd like to have dinner with." "Always cast against the part and it won't be boring.""


almaseletiva added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
God bless the U.K (185 person items)
ToonHead2102 added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
SpG added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
SP's Favourite Directors (104 person items)
Gab added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Outstanding Work (26 person items)

" Lawrence of Arabia (1962)"


iggy added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
Aprakadabra added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Director's Favorite Actors/Actresses (64 person items)

"Alec Guinness Great Expectations (1946) Oliver Twist (1948) The Bridge On the River Kwai (1957) Arabian Lawrence (1962) Doctor Zhivago (1965) A Passage To India (1984)"


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
100 favorite film directors (100 person items)
The Antagonist added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
Coupled Cousins (14 person items)

"David Lean married Isabel Lean & Ann Todd Relation? Isabel & Ann were both his first cousins. Unable to find picture of Isabel. Fame Director of Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge of the River Kwai and Doctor Zhivago."


schwarzerabt added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
People in TIME (416 person items)

" December 31, 1984"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
Directed by David Lean (163 person items)

"Summertime Lawrence of Arabia"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 4 years, 8 months ago
Directed by... (37 person items)

"Directed by David Lean"


My raimBow added this to a list 4 years, 9 months ago
AFI Life Achievement Award (39 person items)

" Year: 1990 Age At The Time: 82 Famous Work: Lawrence Of Arabia (1962) A Passage To India (1984) The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957) Ryan's Daughter (1970)"


Rossjm added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Magnum Opus: Film Directors (75 person items)

" or or "


SJMJ91 added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Best British directors... (20 person items)

"DATE OF BIRTH: 25 March 1908 DATE OF DEATH: 16 April 1991 LOCATION: Croydon, Surrey, England Best known for: Lawrence Of Arabia, The Bridge On The River Kwai, A Passage To India, Doctor Zhivago."


Lexie added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
43 Great Actor & Director Partnerships (34 person items)

"+ Alec Guinness = 6 films"


AgentLexi added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
My Top Directors (40 person items)

"Best work/films: D.O.B. & Birthplace: Awards/Nominations: F.A.L IMDB Related Sites: My reviews: "


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1980s (51 person items)

"#63"A Passage to India" (1984)"


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 5 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1970s (46 person items)

"#23Ryan's Daughter (1970)"


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 6 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1960s (42 person items)

"#12Lawrence of Arabia (1962) #23Dr. Zhivago (1965)"


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 7 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1950s (36 person items)

"#5The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)"


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 7 months ago
Best Film Direction - 1940s (28 person items)

"#16Brief Encounter (1946) #52Great Expectations (1947)"


Stehako added this to a list 5 years, 10 months ago
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (79 person items)

"Alec Guinness - Great Expectations - Oliver Twist - The Bridge on the River Kwai - Lawrence of Arabia - Doctor Zhivago - A Passage to India John Mills - In Which We Serve - This Happy Breed - Great Expectations - Hobson's Choice - Ryan's Daughter Guinness and Mills in Lean's Great Expectations"


dlamarr23 added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
Top directors of IMDB 250 *UPDATED* (49 person items)

" 1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) 3. Brief Encounter (1945) "


Chuck Kahn added this to a list 6 years, 2 months ago
Editors turned Directors (5 person items)
Yamamura Tsukiko added this to a list 6 years, 4 months ago
Film Directors (19 person items)
The Wolf added this to a list 6 years, 4 months ago
The top-60 directors (60 person items)

"Masterpiece: Lawrence of Arabia"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 6 years, 7 months ago
Top Deceased Directors (58 person items)
coroner added this to a list 6 years, 10 months ago
Entertainment Weekly's 50 Greatest Directors (50 person items)

"Brief Encounter Lawrence of Arabia"