Any Given Sunday: During an intense argument between two characters, the scene cuts back and forth between them and a TV set showing the Ben-Hur chariot race, a symbol of the film's comparison of pro football to ancient blood sports.
The Phantom Menace: The pod race is inspired by the chariot race, especially in its staging and use of ambient sounds instead of a music score.
Goldfinger: The tyre-shredding spikes in Bond's Aston Martin were inspired by the scythed chariots.
In the Chalkzone episode "Rudus Tabootus", Rudy enters chalk ancient Rome and competes in a chariot race. Snap suggest he draw some turbo boosters on his chariot in order to win, but Rudy refuses, claiming that Bun-Hur didn't cheat so neither will he.
The Littles: There is an episode titled "Ben Dinky", and it features a climactic chariot race.
Looney Tunes: In the short Devil's Feud Cake, Yosemite Sam infiltrates the set of Bugs Bunny's new picture Ben-Hare.