Charlton Heston – American Film Institute

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...

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...

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...

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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