Description: Ben-Hur tells the story of an upper-class Jew living in Judaea who feels the wrath of a friend from his past, who is now a Roman tribune. Forced into slavery by the Romans and forced to witness the heinous persecution of his family, Ben-Hur endures, harboring dreams of vengeance. The film won 11 Oscars, which was a record at the time.
Length: 212 minutes
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd