(DVD - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Experience the visual splendor, thundering action, and towering drama of the record-setting winner of eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Charlton Heston brings a muscular physical and moral presence to his role of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race, and a fateful encounter with Jesus Christ. An enduring and spellbinding spectacular.
Publisher: Burbank, Cali. : Warner Home Video, 2012
Edition: 50th Anniversary ed
ISBN: 0780683617
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE B
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Feb 28, 2015
  • pnaduy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I still like to watch this film although I watched it many times before. This epic film contains many meaningful lessons beside of entertainment.

Dec 15, 2014
  • Love_Legolas_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie is soooo good. Like seriously, you can't hate Heston. The original story is moving and wonderful. I still need to read the book but right now, I'm satisfied with the movie. Great storyline, interesting and deep. Love this one.

Sep 13, 2014
  • frishta rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love this movie--in spite of the "Hallmark Christmas Card nativity scene" at the beginning.

The chariot race and maritime battle are my favorites. The symbolism of the crucifixion (Jesus blood spreading through the Earth in the rain) never fails to move me.

Stephen Boyd's performance as Masala should have won the Oscar.

If I could I would give this movie 6 stars.

Aug 20, 2014
  • rslade rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The story is powerful enough to withstand the dated and melodramatic treatment and bad acting.

Jun 05, 2014

I believe this is the 1925 silent film starring Ramon Navarro, an not the Heston film. The title is listed as "Ben-Hur; A Tale of the Christ," which is the title of the 1920's version. This version is considered to be superior to the C. Heston film..

May 01, 2014
  • Libraryman1_0 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An epic on a grand grand scale. Charleton Heston in the best role he's played ,next to Moses. Highlight as has been said countless times, is the chariot race. Splendidly acted with a magnificent cast.

Apr 20, 2014
  • d2013 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the greatest epic film ever!

Mar 27, 2014
  • RonNasty64 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wow, my big screen is not big enough for this movie.

Oct 23, 2013
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Now 15% more epic! Man, this movie is long. Cool chariot race though.

Oct 08, 2013
  • Waynecomer47 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Has Charlton Heston ever been sexier? I doubt it. Grand entertainment on a grand scale.

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