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212 min.
Rated: 16 Movie-rating:: 7 of 10
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, History,
Director: William Wyler

Writer: Lew Wallace
Karl Tunberg
Music: Miklós Rózsa
Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy ODonnell, Sam Jaffe, Frank Thring, Ady Berber, Finlay Currie, George Relph, André Morell,
Keywords: friend, roman, revenge, slave, prince, galley, governor,

Story:Judah Ben Hur is a rich Jewish prince living in Jerusalem during the 1st century. Having different political views than his old friend Messala and an unfortunate accident result in Ben Hur being slave on a galley. But Ben Hur swears to come back and take revenge.


Awards:Oscar for Best Picture (1960) - Sam Zimbalist
Oscar for Best Actor in a Lead (1960) -Charlton Heston
Oscar for Best Actor in Support (1960) - Hugh Griffith
Oscar for Best Director (1960) - William Wyler
Oscar for Best Cinematography (1960) - Robert Surtees
Oscar for Best Art Direction Set Decoration (1960)
Oscar for Best Costume Design (1960)
Oscar for Best Sound (1960) - Franklin Milton
Oscar for Best Film Editing (1960) - Raph E. Winters
Oscar for Best Speciel Effects (1960)
Oscar for Best Music (1960)
Oscar nomination for Best Writing (1960)
4 Golden Globe Awards and 1 additional nomination (1960)
Production Companies:Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Budget:15.9 Mio. USD
Box Office Gross:90 Mio. USD
Box Office Weekend:0 Mio. USD
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