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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.

MPAA Rating G
Theatrical Release December 11, 1959
Director William Wyler
Cast Charlton Heston
Run Time 222
2001 Warner Brothers Official Movie Website

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