Ben Hur is the new edition of the classic sandal film with Charlton Heston, in which a Jewish aristocratic man in slavery is sold.
Judah Ben-Hur is highly regarded as a nobleman in his home country and has a good relationship to Romans as Messala , which is one of his best friends. By a false accusation of his childhood friend his mother Naomi and his sister Tirzah Ben-Hur but must leave in suspense and is sold into slavery.
For years, he works as a slave without rights. But he survived the hard work and climb under Sheik Ilderim (Morgan Freeman) to a highly acclaimed chariot driver. On his travels, the Jewish man makes the acquaintance of Pontius Pilate and Jesus. In his relationship with Esther even the great love, Ben-Hur finds in all his misery but he can’t forget Messalas treachery and returns therefore after a long absence to his home, to revenge to practice.