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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Charlton Heston Judah Ben-Hur, also known as No. 41 and Young Quintus Arrius
Jack Hawkins Quintus Arrius
Stephen Boyd Messala
Hugh Griffith Sheik Ilderim
Sam Jaffe Simonides
Finlay Currie Balthasar
Frank Thring Pontius Pilate
George Relph Tiberius
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York City: 18 Nov 1959; Los Angeles premiere on 24 Nov 1959.
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [Photographed in MGM Camera 65; 2.55:1]
AFI; EB; Pat's DVD*
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  212 Country:  Italy and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A true masterpiece.

    paul packer 2014-03-23

    Just occasionally everything comes together and you get a classic for the ages. Such is Ben-Hur. No, it isn't perfect; that would be quite impossible... MORE>

  • Five stars!

    RedRain 2013-07-15

    Despite the fact that in high school, I had two dates in one day and both beaus took me to see this film, I still give it five stars. (I will admit,... MORE>

  • "Your life is a miracle"

    Jeff Boston 2012-11-25

    In almost every way, this epic smashes "Spartacus" (1960), released 180 days after "Ben-Hur" won 11 Oscars [it's also the 13th... MORE>