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Ben-Hur [1959 film] by William Wyler
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Ben-Hur [1959 film] (1959)

by William Wyler (Director), William Wyler

Other authors: Stephen Boyd (Actor), Finlay Currie (Actor), John D. Dunning (Editor), Hugh Griffith (Actor), Haya Harareet (Actress)15 more, Jack Hawkins (Actor), Charlton Heston (Actor), Sam Jaffe (Actor), Terence Longdon (Actor), André Morrell (Actor), Cathy O'Connell (Actress), Miklós Rózsa (Composer), George Relph (Actor), Martha Scott (Actress), Robert Surtees (Cinematographer), Frank Thring (Actor), Karl Tunberg (Screenwriter), Ralph E. Winters (Editor), William Wyler, Sam Zimbalist (Producer)

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Another very common required for conversion movie... Seems like another Jewish movie with a Christ theme to me. It didn't do much for me one way or the other. But it is common.
  melsmarsh | Feb 18, 2013 |
Classic movie; 11 academy awards--3hrs 31 min
  cljacobson | Jan 14, 2010 |
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Wyler, WilliamDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wyler, Williammain authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyd, StephenActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Currie, FinlayActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dunning, John D.Editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Griffith, HughActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harareet, HayaActresssecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hawkins, JackActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heston, CharltonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jaffe, SamActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Longdon, TerenceActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morrell, AndréActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Connell, CathyActresssecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rózsa, MiklósComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Relph, GeorgeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scott, MarthaActresssecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Surtees, RobertCinematographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thring, FrankActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tunberg, KarlScreenwritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Winters, Ralph E.Editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wyler, Williamsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zimbalist, SamProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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This is the 1959 film adaptation of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Please do not combine with other adaptations or with the book on which it is based.
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A film with immense scope, dramatic intensity and colossal spectacle. Winner of 11 Academy Awards. Features an international cast headed by Oscar-winning Best Actor, Charlton Heston. The famous chariot race between Ben-Hur and the sadistic Roman Messala, required over a year to prepare and lasts nearly twenty minutes on-screen. You can learn even more about the creation of this majestic film with an exclusive, never-before-seen documentary which follows the feature. This sensational supplementary piece gives you an inside look into the making of Ben-Hur with behind-the-scenes footage, rare "home movies", interviews, screen tests and much more. As seen in theatrical release, this film is presented in a full-width "letter-box" format. Contains the theatrical trailer and the documentary Ben-Hur: The Making Of An Epic.… (more)

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