The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from ... more
Release DateU.S.Ben Hur was released on
Friday, August 19, 2016 Nationwide Release 2D/3D
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for sequences of violence and disturbing images
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The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on Lew Wallace's 1880 epic novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ. The film returns to the heart of Lew Wallace's epic novel focusing on the nature of faith.
- MGM will handle production with Jonathan Glickman, President, Motion Picture Group and Matt Dines, Vice President, Production, overseeing the project on behalf of the studio. The film will be distributed worldwide by Paramount Pictures, with select international territories as well as all television distribution to be handled by MGM.
- Behind the scenes, the creative team includes Director of Photography, Oliver Wood (Bourne Identity), Production Designer, Naomi Shohan (American Beauty), Costume Designer, Varvava Avdyushko (Wanted), Visual Effects Supervisor, Academy Award® Winner Jim Rygiel (The Lord of Rings Franchise) and Special Effects Supervisor, Andy Williams (Fury).