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Ben-Hur
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MPAA Rating:
Approved

US Runtime: 212 min

Premiere Date:
Nov 18, 1959   [USA]
 
Director: William Wyler
 


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Tech Info:

Color Info:
Color (Technicolor)
Cinematographic Process:
MGM Camera 65
Laboratory:
Technicolor
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 [35 mm prints] / 2.76 : 1 [70 mm prints]
Film Negative Format:
65 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm / 70 mm

Award Nominations & Awards Won:

  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Actor.....Charlton Heston
  • Nomination: Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Art Direction (Colour)
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Colour)
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Costume Design (Colour)
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Director.....William Wyler
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Film
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Film Editing
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Music
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Sound
  • Winner: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.....Hugh Griffith
  • Winner: BAFTA for Best Film
  • Winner: DGA for Best Director
  • Winner: Golden Globe for Best Director.....William Wyler
  • Winner: Golden Globe for Best Film (Drama)
  • Winner: Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor.....Stephen Boyd
  • National Film Registry for 1999
  • Winner: NY Film Critic Awards for Best Film

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