Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 3hr 32mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Historical
Keywords epic, faith
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Charlton Heston Actor Judah Ben-Hur 1 1000001
Jack Hawkins Actor Quintus Arrius 1 1000002
Stephen Boyd Actor Messala 1 1000003
Haya Harareet Actor Esther 1 1000004
Hugh Griffith Actor Sheik Ilderim 1 1000005
Martha Scott Actor Miriam 1 1000006
Sam Jaffe Actor Simonides 1 1000007
Cathy O'Donnell Actor Tirzah 1 1000008
Finlay Currie Actor Balthasar 1 1000009
Frank Thring Actor Pontius Pilate 1 1000010
Terence Longdon Actor Drusus 1 1000011
Andre Morell Actor Sextus 1 1000012
Marina Berti Actor Flavia 1 1000013
George Relph Actor Tiberius 1 1000014
Adi Berber Actor Malluch 1 1000015
Stella Vitelleschi Actor Amrah 1 1000016
Jose Greci Actor Mary 1 1000017
Laurence Payne Actor Joseph 1 1000018
John Horsley Actor Spintho 1 1000019
Richard Coleman Actor Metellus 1 1000020
Duncan Lamont Actor Marius 1 1000021
Ralph Truman Actor Tiberius's Aide 1 1000022
Richard Hale Actor Gaspar 1 1000023
Reginald Singh Actor Melchior 1 1000024
David Davies Actor Quaestor 1 1000025
Dervis Ward Actor Jailer 1 1000026
Claude Heater Actor Christ 1 1000027
Mino Doro Actor Gratus 1 1000028
Robert Brown Actor Chief Rower 1 1000029
John Glenn Actor Rower 1 1000030
Maxwell Shaw Actor Rower 1 1000031
Emile Carrer Actor Rower 1 1000032
Tutte Lemkow Actor Leper 1 1000033
Ferdy Mayne Actor Rescue Ship Captain 1 1000034
Howard Lang Actor Hortator 1 1000035
John Le Mesurier Actor Doctor 1 1000036
Stevenson Lang Actor Blind Man 1 1000037
Aldo Mozele Actor Barca 1 1000038
Thomas O'Leary Actor Race Starter 1 1000039
Noel Sheldon Actor Centurion 1 1000040
Hector Ross Actor Officer 1 1000041
Bill Kuehl Actor Soldier 1 1000042
Aldo Silvani Actor Man in Nazareth 1 1000043
Diego Pozzetto Actor Villager 1 1000044
Dino Fazio Actor Marcello 1 1000045
Michael Cosmo Actor Raimondo 1 1000046
Aldo Pini Actor Cavalry Officer 1 1000047
Remington Olmstead Actor Decurian 1 1000048
Victor De La Fosse Actor Galley Officer 1 1000049
Enzo Fiermonte Actor Galley Officer 1 1000050
Hugh Billingsley Actor Mario 1 1000051
Tiberio Mitri Actor Roman at Bath 1 1000052
Pietro Tordi Actor Pilate's Servant 1 1000053
Jerry Brown Actor Corinthian 1 1000054
Otello Capanna Actor Byzantine 1 1000055
Luigi Marra Actor Syrian 1 1000056
Cliff Lyons Actor Lubian 1 1000057
Edward Auregui Actor Athenian 1 1000058
Joe Yrigoyan Actor Egyptian 1 1000059
Alfredo Danesi Actor Armenian 1 1000060
Raimondo Van Riel Actor Old Man 1 1000061
Michael Dugan Actor Seaman 1 1000062
Joe Canutt Actor Sportman 1 1000063
William Wyler Director n/a 2 2000001
Andrew Marton Director 2nd unit director 2 2000002
Yakima Canutt Director 2nd unit director 2 2000003
Mario Soldati Director 2nd unit director 2 2000004
Sam Zimbalist Producer n/a 3 3000001
Karl Tunberg Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Lew Wallace Source Material (from novel) ("Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ") 120793 4000006
Edward Woehler Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Gus Agosti Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Alberto Cardone Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Robert Surtees Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Harold Wellman Photography n/a 120835 6000002
Pietro Portalupi Photography n/a 120835 6000003
Ralph Winters Editor n/a 172 7000001
John Dunning Editor n/a 172 7000002
Miklos Rozsa Music n/a 120781 8000001
Hugh Hunt Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
William Horning Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Edward Carfagno Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Charles Hagedon Consultant color consultant 120784 12000001
Joan Bridge Consultant color consultant 120784 12000002
Ken Adam Research n/a 458 12000003
Elizabeth Haffenden Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Joan Bridge Costumes n/a 120828 13000002
Gabriella Borzelli Hair hairstyles 120794 13000003
Charles Parker Makeup n/a 353 13000004
Franklin Milton Sound sound recording supervisor 120816 14000001
Sash Fisher Sound sound recording 120816 14000002
William Steinkamp Sound sound recording 120816 14000003
A Gillespie Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Lee LeBlanc Special Effects n/a 168 23000002
Robert Hoag Special Effects n/a 168 23000003
Charles Hagedon Other sets 120795 26000001
Synopsis
When rich Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur is framed for a crime and sold into slavery, he escapes and comes back for revenge in this Academy Award-winning Biblical epic. With Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, a cast of thousands and the greatest chariot race ever put on film.