About the film
jewish life roman prince chariot race jerusalem, israel ancient rome governor politics epic friends remake revenge judaism galley sea battle galley slave 1st century judea
Release Date: December 26, 1959
|Slogan||:||«The entertainment experience of a lifetime.»|
|Genres||:||History, Adventure, Drama|
|Producers||:||Irene Howard, William Wyler, Sam Zimbalist, Edward Woehler, Sol C. Siegel, J.J. Cohn, Henry Henigson|
|Writers||:||Harold Michelson, Lew Wallace, Karl Tunberg, Gore Vidal|
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.