How to Watch Ben-Hur 1959 Online in The UK

Released: 1959

Rated: G

8.1/10

Updated: 22nd Nov, 2021
Genres: Adventure, Drama, History
Director: William Wyler

The cast of Ben-Hur

Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd

What is Ben-Hur about?

Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At first they are happy to meet after a long time but their different politic views separate them. During the welcome parade a roof tile falls down from Judah's house and injures the governor. Although Messala knows they are not guilty, he sends Judah to the galleys and throws his mother and sister into prison. But Judah swears to come back and take revenge.

Where to watch Ben-Hur


Streaming on BFI Player

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