G | | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
2 February 2001 | Keith Bruce (firstname.lastname@example.org)
10 | Quite simply the finest epic movie of all time
What can you say about this film? It has everything, magnificent script, superb acting ,and the most famous chariot ...
I have lived too long.
Sheik Ilderim pins a Star of David onto Ben Hur's belt before the race, obviously to goad the Romans. The Star of David didn't become a symbol of Judaism until the Middle Ages, in Eastern Europe. The first reference occurs in the 12th Century.
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion is shown in a still-frame to appear looking peaceful at the beginning rather than roaring.
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