Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2012.
50th anniversary ed. ; [blu-ray version ; widescreen version].
2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition ; DTS-HD MA, 5.1 Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player..
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French or Spanish.
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Director, William Wyler ; screenplay, Karl Turnberg ; producer, Sam Zimbalist ; director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Special features: commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasking Miklós Rózsa's award-winning score ; theatrical trailers.
National Film Registry.
MPAA rating: G.
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.