Ben-Hur (1959)

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A Tale of the Christ

Directed By William Wyler William Wyler Starring Charlton Heston Charlton Heston  •  Jack Hawkins Jack Hawkins  •  Haya Harareet Haya Harareet  •  Stephen Boyd Stephen Boyd  •  Hugh Griffith Hugh Griffith Genres Based-on-19th-Century-Literature  •  Drama  •  Epic  •  Period Film  •  Religious Drama  •  Sword-and-Sandal Studios &
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Golden Globe Nominated  •  Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Winning  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Winning  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Action Movies  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning
Release Info 1959-12-10T00:00:00Z December 10, 1959
Color  •  212 minutes NR Rated NR
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JC13

JC13 on 3/17/2017 Reply  · 

Pretty well paced for its length and it has many moments of greatness. The chariot race is amazing.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 1/29/2018 Reply  · 

Some of the best filmmaking and production design ever! Although, I was more into the first half and I would’ve rathered it if the film ended at the intermission point. Still, the second half includes the chariot race and a great ending!

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Rick_34_Blaine

Rick_34_Blaine on 9/11/2020 Reply  · 

One of the greatest masterpieces of all time.

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