Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925) Poster


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Version of 

Ben Hur (1907) (Short)
Same source material.
Ben-Hur (1959)
Same source material.
Ben Hur (2003) (Video)
Same source material.
Ben Hur (2010) (TV Mini-Series)
Same source material.
Ben-Hur (2016)
Same source material.

Edited into 

Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1972) (TV Movie)
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.

Referenced in 

Search for Beauty (1934)
Jean compares the size of the stadium at the ranch with the one in the movie.
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)
Male partygoer is wearing Francis X. Bushman's outfit from chariot race
Everything Happens at Night (1939)
Bartender says it is playing at a local cinema
Merton of the Movies (1947)
Merton mentions having read and liked the script.
Bill and Coo (1948)
I Love Lucy: The Handcuffs (1952) (TV Episode)
Lucy said that the last movie she was the one with the guy named Ben who won a chariot race.
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: The Sportscar (1955) (TV Episode)
Ricky jokes that the second sportscar "looks like one of the original chariots from Ben-Hur".
The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)
In a telephone call, Buddy tells Kitty that the movie "Sunnyside Up" will be bigger than "Ben-Hur".
Hannibál tanár úr (1956)
one of the teachers in the pub gives a magazine to the bar girl, who looks at the cover and shouts happily: "It's Ramon Novarro. In Ben-Hur!"
You Bet Your Life: Episode #8.20 (1958) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Groucho Marx.
The Beverly Hillbillies: Jed's Dilemma (1963) (TV Episode)
Cousin Pearl mentions movie & stars by name
Kings of the Road (1976)
Dialog between Bruno and the cinema owner at the begining of the movie.
The Silent Lovers (1980) (TV Movie)
A poster for the film hangs in Louis B. Mayer's office.
So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (2004) (TV Movie)
Named as a major MGM release
Strength and Honor: Creating the World of 'Gladiator' (2005) (Video)
mentioned a few times
A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009) (TV Movie)
poster; discussed by Rudy Behlmer
Annie MG: Hoofdstuk 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Tops
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Finals: Game 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of the Final Jeopardy! clue in the category "From Novel to Film"
Pawn Stars: Cannons and Klingons (2011) (TV Episode)
A female customer at Gold and Silver Pawn Shop that wants to sell a vintage military lighter mentions this movie by name as Ben-Hur
Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute (2015) (TV Movie)
blooper reel of Robert Osborne taping intro to this film and struggling to say "La Cienega"
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
The "movie within a movie" is "Hail, Caesar!: A Tale Of The Christ."

Featured in 

Goofy Movies Number Three (1934) (Short)
Scene of Roman galley.
From the Ends of the Earth (1939) (Short)
brief clip shown of the naval battle
Twenty Years After (1944) (Short)
Movies Are Adventure (1948) (Short)
chariot race
Hollywood: The Golden Years (1961) (TV Movie)
Chariot race
The Beverly Hillbillies: No Place Like Home (1962) (TV Episode)
The Clampetts view the film at Cousin Pearl's picture show
The Phantom of Hollywood (1974) (TV Movie)
Part of compilation film
Hollywood (1980) (TV Mini-Series)
Hollywood: Pioneers (1980) (TV Episode)
Clips of the film are shown.
Hollywood: Trick of the Light (1980) (TV Episode)
Chariot race
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to (1991) (TV Movie)
Mentioned briefly and clip shown
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Gladiators: Bloodsport of the Colisseum (2000) (Video)
selected clips
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Shown during Roger Mayer's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award presentation
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Clip shown during honorary awards presentation
Birth of Hollywood: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster and clips shown

Spoofed in 

The Kid Brother (1927)
Several shots of Lloyd driving the horses and wagon at the end are exact copies of similar shots in the chariot sequence. (More homage than spoof, actually.)
Roaming Romeo (1928) (Short)
Ver e Amar! (1930)
The film's soundtrack (in a new arrangement) underlines a comic scene with chorus-girls hurrying between the dressing-rooms and the plateau.
Fiddlin' Fun (1934) (Short)

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