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Lion of the Desert (1980) Poster

Release Info

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Release Dates 

Spain 19 December 1980 (Madrid) (premiere)
USA 17 April 1981 (New York City, New York)
Japan 16 May 1981
Mexico 26 June 1981
Finland 25 September 1981
Portugal 8 October 1981
Netherlands 15 October 1981
Australia 16 October 1981
West Germany 29 October 1981
Colombia 18 November 1981
Ireland 20 November 1981
South Korea 17 December 1981
Denmark 26 December 1981
France 4 August 1982
Turkey October 1985
Italy 11 June 2009 (TV premiere)
USA 2 July 2012 (Blu-ray premiere)

Also Known As (AKA) 

Omar Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Лъвът на пустинята
Brazil O Leão do Deserto
Denmark Ørkenkrigens helte
Spain El león del desierto
Finland Erämaan leijona
France Le lion du désert
UK (closing credits title) (pre-release title) Omar Mukhtar
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) To liontari tis erimou
Hungary A sivatag oroszlánja
Italy Il leone del deserto
Mexico El león del desierto
Netherlands Omar Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert
Poland Lew pustyni
Portugal O Leão do Deserto
Serbia Pustinjski lav
Russia Лев пустыни
Turkey (Turkish title) Islamin kilici: Çöl aslani ömer muhtar
Turkey (Turkish title) Çöl aslani ömer muhtar
West Germany Omar Mukhtar - Löwe der Wüste
World-wide (English title) (informal title) The Lion of the Desert

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