Ben-Hur is an American film of William Wyler released in 1959 .
Adapted from the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ , of Lew Wallace appeared in 1880 , the peplum epic whose action is in the i st century, is a film in the history of the monument by the extent of its implementation on stage and sequences with a great show such as the naval battle , the chariot race and the crucifixion of Christ . It also remains one of the three most awarded films with eleven Oscars .
The original novel was the subject of three other adaptations, including that of 1925 with Ramón Novarro in the title role.
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