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…)
Ben Hur - Trailer
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…)
NYFF - Screening
02:08 — Film critic Todd McCarthy introduces an anniversary screening of Ben- Hur (1959) at the 49th New York Film Festival, featuring the new 8K digital rest (more…)
Interview - Fraser Heston
04:36 — Interview with Fraser Heston on Ben Hur.
Featurette - His Role
01:40 — Featurette for Ben Hur takes an in-depth look at Charlton Heston, his role, and a journal that he kept diary entries in.
Featurette - Epic
00:44 — Short featurette for Ben Hur looks at how massive the production was.
Trailer
04:03 — When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Trailer B
03:04 — The film's prologue depicts the traditional story of the birth of Jesus Christ. Twenty-six years later, Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston) is a wealthy m (more…)
Anniversary Trailer
01:53 — Anniversary trailer for Ben-Hur. When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for r (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • 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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