Hugh Griffith – American Film Institute
BEN-HUR film still

BEN-HUR (1959) – AFI Movie Club

A sweeping and iconic period piece directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree William Wyler, BEN-HUR (1959) was ranked by the American Film Institute at #2 among the greatest epic films of all time – and also appears on AFI’s lists of the greatest movies of all time and the art form’s most heart-pounding thrillers....
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!  HOW TO WATCH...