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Year
1959
Runtime
212 min.
Director
William Wyler
Genres
Drama, Adventure, History
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
123,817
Checks
30,638
Favs
1,245
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. 9 years 4 months ago
  2. fraveu's avatar

    fraveu

    the charriot scene is absolutely fantastic 8 years 11 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! 9 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #12 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  2. This movie ranks #13 in BAFTA Award - Best Film
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  3. This movie ranks #14 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
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  4. This movie ranks #15 in IMDb's History Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #26 in Golden Globe Award - Best Motion Picture
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  6. This movie ranks #33 in Academy Award - Best Picture
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  7. This movie ranks #39 in IMDb's 1950s Top 50
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  8. This movie ranks #46 in Taschen's 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 The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  14. This movie ranks #88 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  16. This movie ranks #212 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 Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  20. This movie ranks #491 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  21. This movie ranks #565 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  22. This movie ranks #639 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  23. This movie ranks #675 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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