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Ben-Hur (1959)

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.

Directing:
  • William Wyler
  • Alberto Cardone
Writing:
  • Karl Tunberg
  • Lew Wallace
  • Gore Vidal
  • Harold Michelson
Stars:
Release Date: Sat, Dec 26, 1959

Rating: 7.7/10 by 1015 users

Alternative Title:
Ben Hur - FR
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ - US
Бен-хур - BG
Μπεν Χουρ - GR
Бен-Гур - RU
賓漢 - TW
벤허 - KR
בן חור - IL
Ben-Hur : En berättelse från Kristi tid - SE
Ben Hur - SE

Country:
Italy
Lebanon
Mexico
United States of America
Language:
English
Runtime: 03 hour 32 minutes
Budget: $15,000,000
Revenue: $146,900,000

Plot Keyword: roman, prince, chariot race, jerusalem, governor, politics, epic, friends, remake, revenge, jewish, galley, galley slave

Charlton Heston
Judah Ben-Hur
Jack Hawkins
Quintus Arrius
Hugh Griffith
Scheich Ildirim
Frank Thring
Pontius Pilatus
Sam Jaffe
Simonides
Lando Buzzanca
Jewish Slave in the Desert (uncredited)
Giuliano Gemma
Roman Officer with Messala (uncredited)
Marina Berti
Flavia (uncredited)
Robert Brown
Chief of Rowers (uncredited)
Liana Del Balzo
Guest at Banquet (uncredited)
Enzo Fiermonte
Galley Officer (uncredited)
Richard Hale
Gaspar (uncredited)
Duncan Lamont
Marius (uncredited)
John Le Mesurier
Doctor (uncredited)
Ferdy Mayne
Captain of Rescue Ship (uncredited)
May McAvoy
Woman in crowd (uncredited)
Aldo Silvani
Man in Nazareth (uncredited)
Ralph Truman
Aide to Tiberius (uncredited)
George Relph
Tiberius Caesar
Joe Canutt
Sportsman (uncredited)
Richard Coleman
Metellus (uncredited)
Antonio Corevi
Senator (uncredited)
David Davies
Quaestor (uncredited)
Mino Doro
Gratus (uncredited)
Michael Dugan
Seaman (uncredited)
Franco Fantasia
Roman Soldier Who Brings Crown to Gratus (uncredited)
José Greci
Mary (uncredited)
John Horsley
Spintho (uncredited)
Howard Lang
Hortator (uncredited)
Stevenson Lang
Blind Man (uncredited)
Tutte Lemkow
Leper (uncredited)
Cliff Lyons
The Lubian (uncredited)
Tiberio Mitri
Roman at Bath (uncredited)
Remington Olmsted
Decurian (uncredited)
Laurence Payne
Joseph (uncredited)
Aldo Pini
Bad Thief on Cross (uncredited)
Diego Pozzetto
Villager (uncredited)
Stella Rho
Amrah (uncredited)
Edwin Richfield
Supplier to Leper Colony (uncredited)
Hector Ross
Officer (uncredited)
Maxwell Shaw
Rower No. 43 (uncredited)
Gianni Solaro
Galley Officer (uncredited)
Pietro Tordi
Pilate's Servant (uncredited)
Raimondo Van Riel
Old Man (uncredited)
Dervis Ward
Jailer (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen
The Egyptian - Chariot Racer (uncredited)
Nazzareno Zamperla
Roman Soldier with a Bow on Galley (uncredited)
Jerry Brown
The Corinthian (uncredited)
Eddie Jauregui
The Athenian (uncredited)

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