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Year
1959
Runtime
212 min.
Director
William Wyler
Genres
Drama, Adventure, History
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
123,817
Checks
30,354
Favs
1,231
Dislikes
180
Favs/checks
4.1% (1:25)
Favs/dislikes
7:1
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  1. Malte's avatar

    Malte

    Epic movie, great acting. Being not a religious person I didn't like the ending though. 8 years 10 months ago
  2. fraveu's avatar

    fraveu

    the charriot scene is absolutely fantastic 8 years 4 months ago
  3. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Ask anyone what's the movie of a roman slave that gets the opportunity to battle against his roman disaffection in the arena, and they will all say Gladiator. No, it's BEN-HUR! Epic, historical, classic hollywood! 8 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #12 in 501 Must See Movies
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  2. This movie ranks #13 in BAFTA - Best Film
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  3. This movie ranks #14 in All Time Box Office
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  4. This movie ranks #16 in IMDb's History Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #26 in Golden Globe Best Picture Winners
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  6. This movie ranks #33 in Academy Award Best Pictures
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  7. This movie ranks #40 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  8. This movie ranks #46 in Taschen 100 All-time favorite movies
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  9. This movie ranks #47 in Akira Kurosawa's A Dream is a Genius
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  10. This movie ranks #49 in AFI's 100 years...100 thrills
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  11. This movie ranks #55 in Academy Award Best Cinematography
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  12. This movie ranks #56 in AFI's 100 years...100 cheers
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  13. This movie ranks #75 in NY Times' The Essential 1,000 Films to See
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  14. This movie ranks #88 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #100 in AFI's 100 years...100 movies
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  16. This movie ranks #215 in IMDb's Top 250
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  17. This movie ranks #220 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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  18. This movie ranks #343 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  19. This movie ranks #411 in National Film Registry
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  20. This movie ranks #491 in Empire 500
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  21. This movie ranks #561 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  22. This movie ranks #639 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  23. This movie ranks #675 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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