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.
Why did you save me?
Judah Ben-Hur: Why did you have me unchained?
Quintus Arrius: What is your name, Forty-One?
Judah Ben-Hur: Judah Ben-Hur.
Quintus Arrius: Judah Ben-Hur. Let me die.
Judah Ben-Hur: We keep you alive to serve this ship. Row well, and live.
As the Romans are marching to Jerusalem, Drusus asks Messala what town they are passing through. Messala replies, "Nazareth," but when he says "we arrive in Jerusalem tomorrow night," his mouth is not moving.
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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