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Ben-Hur

Winner of eleven Oscars including Charlton Heston as Best Actor, an epic spectacle concerning a prince of Judea who incurs the wrath of the Roman Empire. The famous chariot race required a year of film preparation and lasts nearly 20 minutes.

Year: 1959
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, Classic Drama, BAFTA - Best Film, Academy Award - Best Picture, Nick's Favourites, Best of the 1950s, Spiritual Cinema, Alice Members' Top 100, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Drama, Action, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd
Duration: 222 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence
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