El Cid



Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.

  1. Fredric M. Frank

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Anthony Mann


  3. Philip Yordan


  4. Ben Barzman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    El Cid

  2. Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren


  3. Raf Vallone

    Raf Vallone

    Count Ordóñez

  4. Geneviève Page

    Geneviève Page

    Princess Urraca

  5. John Fraser

    John Fraser

    Prince Alfonso

Full Cast & Crew

El Cid
El Cid



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 14, 1961


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 2m

Budget -

Revenue -



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