Boasting the most impressive chariot race ever put to film, Ben-Hur tells the fictional story of a Jewish man (Charlton Heston) who is unjustly accused and sentenced to the galleys of a Roman battleship. While his desire for revenge keeps him alive, he is unable to really live until he hears about forgiveness from a condemned Rabbi named Jesus.
|Theatrical Release||December 11, 1959|
|2001 Warner Brothers||Official Movie Website|
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