Lawrence of Arabia
Directed by David Lean. With Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins. 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.
Nearly 4 hours run time, with 10 minutes of introductory music and a 10 minute interlude. During that time, a whole bunch of people ran around the sand, blew up some trains and shot people.
I’ll never get those 4 hours back unfortunately.