Charlton Heston – American Film Institute
Soylent Green Film Still - Charlton Heston and Edward G. Robinson

SOYLENT GREEN (1973) – AFI Movie Club

A dark, dystopian thriller set in the far-off future of 2022, SOYLENT GREEN (1973) marked the final screen appearance of Edward G. Robinson – and starred the legendary Charlton Heston, the third Chair of the American Film Institute’s Board of Trustees. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about SOYLENT GREEN. HOW TO WATCH Where...
Planet of the Apes Film Still

PLANET OF THE APES (1968) – AFI Movie Club

This iconic sci-fi masterpiece appears on two of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – cinema’s most heart-pounding thrills and the art form’s most iconic quotes. Screen legend Charlton Heston, who stars as a misanthropic astronaut stranded alone on the strange and uncanny PLANET OF THE APES (1968), was the third Chair of the American Film Institute’s...
Planet of the Apes Film Still

AFI Movie Club: PLANET OF THE APES (1968)

This iconic sci-fi masterpiece appears on two of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – cinema’s most heart-pounding thrills and the art form’s most iconic quotes. Screen legend Charlton Heston, who stars as a misanthropic astronaut stranded alone on the strange and uncanny PLANET OF THE APES, was the third Chair of the American Film Institute’s Board...
Ben-Hur Film Still - Charlton Heston

AFI Movie Club Rewind: BEN-HUR

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on April 12, 2020. BEN-HUR ranks #100 on AFI’s 10th anniversary list of the greatest American movies of all time and #49 for the most thrilling. The film’s star Charlton Heston served as the chairman of the American Film Institute from 1973-1983!  Close Close Close...
The Ten Commandments Film Still - Charlton Heston

AFI Movie Club: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS appears at #79 on AFI’s list of the most inspiring movies of all time, while the character of Moses (Charlton Heston) is ranked #43 on AFI’s list of the greatest heroes in movie history. Heston also served from 1973-1983 as the chairman of the American Film Institute. Close Close Close HOW TO...
Ben-Hur Film Still - Charlton Heston

AFI Movie Club: BEN-HUR

BEN-HUR ranks #100 on AFI’s 10th anniversary list of the greatest American movies of all time and #49 for the most thrilling. The film’s star Charlton Heston served as the chairman of the American Film Institute from 1973-1983!  Watch Ben Mankiewicz from Turner Classic Movies announce the film:   Movie Trivia about BEN-HUR –DID YOU KNOW…
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