Stephen Boyd as Messala and Charlton Heston as Ben-Hur, the great rivals in the chariots race to take place in Jerusalem. For Massala, victory means reinforcing his world view that Romans are superior to Jews and anyone else who opposes Roman power. For Judah Ben-Hur victory is his revenge for his mother and daughter, who are believed dead. Ben-Hur 1959 #benhur1959
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Stephen Boyd as Messala and Charlton Heston as Ben-Hur, the great rivals in the chariots race to take place in Jerusalem. For Massala, victory means reinforcing his world view that Romans are superior to Jews and anyone else who opposes Roman power. For Judah Ben-Hur victory is his revenge for his mother and daughter, who are believed dead. Ben-Hur 1959 #benhur1959



Stephen Boyd as Messala and Charlton Heston as Ben-Hur, the great rivals in the chariots race to take place in Jerusalem. For Massala, victory means reinforcing his world view that Romans are superior to Jews and anyone else who opposes Roman power. For Judah Ben-Hur victory is his revenge for his mother and daughter, who are believed dead. Ben-Hur 1959

Stephen Boyd as Messala and Charlton Heston as Ben-Hur, the great rivals in the chariots race to take place in Jerusalem. For Massala, victory means reinforcing his world view that Romans are superior to Jews and anyone else who opposes Roman power. For Judah Ben-Hur victory is his revenge for his mother and daughter, who are believed dead. Ben-Hur 1959

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