"...Breathtaking..." -- 4 out of 5 stars
"...Rod Steiger gives one of the performances of his career..."
"...It influenced fashion and inspired men to grow mustaches....It also launched a best-selling soundtrack album of Maurice Jarre's score and made a superstar of Julie Christie..."
"...Hollywood's last great romantic epic....A Panavision marvel of snow-swept vistas, ice-glazed architecture, and elegantly choreographed legions of extras..."
"...Unabashedly romantic and beloved by moviegoers around the world. Omar Sharif became an international superstar with his performance..."
Los Angeles Times
"[T]he cast is aces across the board....Even better: cinematographer Freddie Young's wide-screen shots, which capture the snowy steppes with the same haunting beauty he found in the desert on Lean's previous film..."Entertainment Weekly
4 stars out of 5 -- "It boasts huge sets and great epic scenes....Lean delivers the heavy breathing through his choreography of extras, extraordinary cinematography and a stirring score."Empire