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Ben-Hur (2016)

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Plot  A Jewish nobleman, Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and his adoptive Roman brother Messala (Toby Kebbell) are best friends despite their different origins. While racing horses, Ben-Hur is hurt and Messala carries him back to their family home in Jerusalem. Despite the hospitality of Ben Hur's mother Naomi (Ayelet Zurer) and the affections of sister Tirzah (Sofia Black D'Elia), Messala feels alienated in his adopted family. He enlists in the Roman army and fights in the Roman Empire's wars in Germany. Ben-Hur also develops feelings for the family slave Esther (Nazanin Boniadi) although their different station in life compels him not to pursue her. But when her father Simonides (Haluk Bilginer) seeks to marry her off to a Roman, Judah declares his love for her and takes her as his wife.

Three years later, Messala returns as a decorated Roman officer. His return coincides with a rising insurrection by the Zealots, who are opposed to the oppressive nature of Roman rule. Judah treats and ...
  

Director(s)

Timur Bekmambetov

Cast

Jack Huston
Judah Ben
Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
Sheik Ilderim
Toby Kebbell
Messala
Nazanin Boniadi
Esther
Rodrigo Santoro
Jesus
Sofia Black-D'Elia
Tirzah
Ayelet Zurer
Ayelet Zurer
Naomi
Haluk Bilginer
Haluk Bilginer
Simonides
Moisés Arias
Dismas
Pilou Asbæk
Pontius Pilate
Marwan Kenzari
Druses
James Cosmo
Quintus Arius

Others

Release Dates

United States
19.08.2016

Updates

  Barton Fink rated Ben-Hur (2016) with 7.5 stars / 01.10.2016

  sailor rated Ben-Hur (2016) with 8.5 stars / 23.09.2016

  rifai added Ben-Hur (2016) to watchlist / 23.09.2016



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