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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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  • 10 stars!

    Barbra 2016-02-01

    Movie wins 11 Oscars and Maltin gives it 3.5 stars. Wa? MORE>

  • The Essential Biblical Epic. "Sez Who?" Sez me.

    Richard Bysina 2016-01-07

    The book upon which Ben-Hur is based, written by Lew Wallace in 1880(!), is entitled Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. One of the many TCM reviewers of this... MORE>

  • Ben-Hur

    michael whitty 2016-01-05

    The grandest biblical saga from the photographic and musical angles "Ben-Hur" rates with "Gone With The Wind" as one of the greats.... MORE>