In 171 A.D., young gladiator, Ben-Hur (Adrian Bouchet), is mercilessly enslaved to Rome. After years of torture, he escapes the evil clutches of his captors. Now on the run, he finds his escape could be short-lived as mercenaries are sent in pursuit. In his attempt to remain hidden, he finds himself caught in a fight between a local village and the mighty powers of Rome. No longer able to walk away, he helps train the villagers for the ultimate battle of survival.