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Year: 2016
Original Title: Ben-Hur
Length: 129 minutes
Genre: Drama, Adventure, History
Studios: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Paramount Pictures
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: September 07 2016

United States: August 12 2016


Ranking: 4,819 out of 16,286 movies (up 1172)


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This film is an American adventure film directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith R. Clarke and John Ridley, who also produce the film.It is based on the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace, and also a remake of 1959 film of same name. In 'Ben-Hur' , a falsely accused nobleman Judah Ben-Hur survives many years of slavery thinking about how to get revenge from his best friend Messala, the one who betrayed him. The film is a remake of the Wiliam Wyler's one, with Charlton Heston as main star. This time Jack Huston will be Judah Ben-Hur, and Tobby Kebell his friend Messala. Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer, Pilou Asbæk, Moises Arias, Rodrigo Santoro and Morgan Freeman also appear.


Cast Ben-Hur

Jack Huston

Jack Huston


Toby Kebbell

Toby Kebbell


Haluk Bilginer

Haluk Bilginer


Pilou Asbæk

Pilou Asbæk

Poncio Pilatos



Trivia Ben-Hur

Gal Gadot was originally cast as Esther but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with 'Wonder Woman' Pedro Pascal ('Game of Thrones') was originally cast as Pontius Pilate but replaced by Pilou Asbæk. This will be the sixth screen adaptation of Lew Wallace's novel.