|Starring||Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd|
|Genre(s)||Action, Adventure, Drama, History|
Judah Ben-Hur is a prince of Judea, a province of Rome. His childhood friend Messala charges him with the task of imprisoning local dissidents. When he refuses, Messala sends him to service on a galley on a trumped-up charge. While there, he is a part of an epic sea battle, during which he saves the life of an important Roman General.