Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur 1959

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Judah Ben-Hur, a Jew in ancient Judea, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.

Released 1959-12-26
Runtime 222 minutes
Genre History, Adventure, Drama
Stars Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith
Director Harold Michelson, Van Allen James, Irene Howard, Miklós Rózsa, Fredric Steinkamp