Poster for the movie "Ben-Hur"

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. It premiered at Loew’s State Theatre in New York City on November 18, 1959. The film went on to win a record of eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, a feat equaled only by Titanic in 1998 and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2004. …

Poster for the movie "Around the World in Eighty Days"

Around the World in 80 Days

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.