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Ben-Hur 60th Anniversary (1959) presented by TCM

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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

Fathom Events, TCM and Warner Bros. presents Ben-Hur returning to select theaters for a special 60th anniversary event! Experience the visual splendor, thundering action and towering drama of this record-setting winner of 11 Academy Awards® including Best Picture. Charlton Heston brings a muscular physical and moral presence to his Best Actor Oscar®-winning role of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ. Best Director Oscar® winner William Wyler masterfully grips the reins of an enduring and spellbinding spectacular. This event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies!

Cast

  • Charlton Heston
  • Jack Hawkins
  • Haya Harareet
  • Stephen Boyd
  • Hugh Griffith
  • Martha Scott
  • Cathy O'Donnell
  • Sam Jaffe
  • Finlay Currie
  • Frank Thring

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • Cesare Danova screen-tested to play Ben-Hur.
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Goofs

  • Most of the Roman soldiers seen are not displaying the Roman Army's "Winged Lightning" symbol on their shields.
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Quotes

    • Judah Ben-Hur: If you were not a bride, I would kiss you goodbye.
    • Esther: If I were not a bride, there would be no goodbyes to be said.
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Verified Review

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#fabulous
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Love this movie it was great to see it at the theater!!! A very fabulous experience!! I recommended 💯 🎥 🍿

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Metacritic

100

Little can come close to captivating the grandeur and epic quality of William Wyler's magnificent bum numb-er.

Metacritic review by William Thomas
William Thomas
Empire