The Wind and the Lion (1975) Poster


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Followed by 

Rough Riders (1997) (TV Series)


The Searchers (1956)
The scene where Jennifer hides in a wall from the Berbers was based on the massacre scene from Ford's film
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
John Hay says, regarding President Roosevelt's use of force in Morocco: "Madness! Madness! Utter madness!"
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Raisuli's departure scene before the final battle recalls Auda abu Tayi's departure from Wadi Rumm in the Lean film, and the Raisuli saying that he undertakes various actions (kidnapping Eden, returning her to the Americans, for instance) for "his pleasure", as does Auda. Raisuli kills 2 interlopers drinking from his well, just as Sherif Ali kills Lawrence's guide for drinking from his well. Both Raisuli's and Lawrence's forces attack a seaside town, racing in on horseback in a climactic battle.
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Raisuli gives the whole "look a man in eyes when you kill him" speech
The Wild Bunch (1969)
The finale is an homage to the "Wild Bunch" when the bunch marches to death.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Roosevelt's cutting the Panama Canal across his birthday cake nearly identical to Roth dividing his Cuba-shaped birthday cake amongst the Mafia investors in Coppola's film

Referenced in 

Taxi Driver (1976)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
Rough Riders (1997) (TV Series)
Teddy Roosevelt is introduced in both films standing with his hand on a huge globe.
Radiofreccia (1998)
A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009) (TV Movie)
under John Milius's name in graphic

Featured in 

The Lion Roars Again (1975) (Short)

Spoofed in 

SCTV: Farm Film Report/Arabs (1978) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "How the Middle East Was Won".
Quest for Glory III: Wages of War (1992) (Video Game)
One of the books in Kreesha's library is titled "The Wand and the Liontaur".

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