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1,864 Ratings


Directed by William Wyler
United States, 1959
Drama, History, Adventure


Spectacular epic unfolded during the early Christian era – the story of enmity between a noble young Jew and the ruthless commander of a Roman garrison in a period covering the Birth and Crucifixion of Christ.

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Ben-Hur Directed by William Wyler

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1960 | 11 wins including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1960 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

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