Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions.
Directed by William Wyler. With Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet. When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.