Ben Hur

Ben Hur

"The entertainment experience of a lifetime."
  • NR
  • 1959
  • 3 hr 32 min
  • 8.1  (219,998)
  • 90

This epic film has adventure, drama and tenderness set against a Christian backdrop. Judah Ben-Hur is a wealthy merchant during the Roman Empire. Falsely accused of injuring the territorial governor, Judah is sent off as a galley slave; his mother and sister are imprisoned. Judah survives the galleys and returns to Jerusalem as the adopted son of a Roman. He discovers his mother & sister are not dead, but cast into the valley of lepers. Along the way, he meets a young Jew teaching faith and salavation. This same young man gave him a simple drink of water in the desert. The crucifixion of Jesus brings about a change in Judah; his heart is opened and he no longer seeks revenge.

Ben Hur
Ben Hur (Trailer 1)
Ben Hur (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 1 min 54 sec

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Clip 1

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Ben Hur (60th Anniversary Trailer)
Ben Hur (60th Anniversary Trailer)

Trailer - 30 sec

Ben Hur
Ben Hur

Trailer - 3 min

Description
This epic film has adventure, drama and tenderness set against a Christian backdrop. Judah Ben-Hur is a wealthy merchant during the Roman Empire. Falsely accused of injuring the territorial governor, Judah is sent off as a galley slave; his mother and sister are imprisoned. Judah survives the galleys and returns to Jerusalem as the adopted son of a Roman. He discovers his mother & sister are not dead, but cast into the valley of lepers. Along the way, he meets a young Jew teaching faith and salavation. This same young man gave him a simple drink of water in the desert. The crucifixion of Jesus brings about a change in Judah; his heart is opened and he no longer seeks revenge.

Ben Hur is a 1959 history movie with a runtime of 3 hours and 32 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.1 and a MetaScore of 90.

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  • Release Date
    1959
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    3 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (219,998)
  • Metascore
    90
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