Ben-Hur

Predictable but magnificent and satisfying. In remaking the silent 1927 classic, which starred Ramon Novarro and Francis X. Bushman, quality-conscious director Wyler shines the old chestnut up. Highlights include the galley ship and climatic chariot race with Heston--in a tour de force performance--besieged by the sexy but evil Boyd. (This sequence was...read more

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Ben Hur - Official Trailer
03:00 — Epic tale of two childhood friends, a Jew and a Roman, who become bitter enemies during the time of Jesus Christ. This all-time great won a record 11 (more…)
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01:54 — Epic tale of two childhood friends, a Jew and a Roman, who become bitter enemies during the time of Jesus Christ. This all-time great won a record 11 (more…)

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Sat Dec 23 10:15am
Ben-Hur TCM

The Biblical epic re-creates the Nativity, the Crucifixion and a thundering chariot race as it recounts the tale of Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur, who lives in Judea with his family during the time that Jesus Christ was becoming known for his teachings. The (more…)

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  • Review: Predictable but magnificent and satisfying. In remaking the silent 1927 classic, which starred Ramon Novarro and Francis X. Bushman, quality-conscious director Wyler shines the old chestnut up. Highlights include the galley ship and climatic chariot race w… (more)

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