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Share the tale that launched Charlton Heston's career with a whole new generation as director Bill Kowalchuk teams up with Heston himself to bring audiences a whole take on Lew Wallace's classic story. It's the first century A.D., and following a tragic accident Hebrew prince Judah Ben Hur is enslaved by the Romans. As a captive nation begins to revolt against an oppressive Empire and Ben Hur attempts to find his way back home, his love for a beautiful slave girl is tested by sea and by land in this epic tale of faith and redemption that is sure to capture the imagination of children and adults alike. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi