Ben-Hur (2016)

 ●  English ● 2 hrs 4 mins

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A Hebrew prince survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his adopted brother, now a Roman officer who had falsely accused him of treason.
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Cast: Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Toby Kebbell

Crew: Timur Bekmambetov (Director), Oliver Wood (Director of Photography), Marco Beltrami (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India), PG13 (Singapore)

Genres: Action, Adventure, History

Release Dates: 19 Aug 2016 (India), 18 Aug 2016 (Malaysia), 18 Aug 2016 (Singapore), 08 Sep 2016 (UAE)

Tagline: Brother against brother. Slave against empire.

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Did you know? The film was originally set on for release on February 26, 2016, but in October 2015, it was pushed back to August 12, 2016 Read More
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as Judah Ben-Hur
as Ilderim
as Esther
as Jesus
as Messala Severus
as Decurion
as Roman soldier
as Naomi Ben-Hur
as Merchant
as Market Centurion
as Hortator
as Marcus Decimus
as Avigail
as Angry Slave
as Angry Slave
as Kadeem
as Slave
as Elijah
as Elijah
as Roman Guard
as Simonides
as Gestas
as Quintus
as Flores
as Gesius
as Wounded Soldier
as Druses
as Simon Cyrene
as Dismas
as The Warrior
as Pontius Pilate
as Garrison Captain
as Tirzah Ben-Hur
as Peter
as Jacob
as Sick Oarsman

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Screenplay Writer
Novelist

Music

Music Director

Sound

Sound Designer
Sound Effects Designer
Sound Effects Editor
Boom Operator

Animation

Key Animator

Casting

Casting Associate
Extras Casting

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Supervisor
Assistant Costume Designer
Unit Costumer

Location

Location Manager
Location Scout

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator

Thanks

Thanks

Transportation

Transportation Coordinator
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
Converted to 3D
Taglines:
Brother against brother. Slave against empire.
Mentor. Trainer. Protector.
Brother. Traitor. Pride of Rome.
Slave. Rebel. Champion.
Defender. Confidant. Believer.
Teacher. Prophet. Savior.
First to finish. Last to die.
Trivia:
Olivia Cooke was originally offered the role of Tirzah, Ben-Hur's sister but was replaced by Sofia Black-D'Elia

Sofia Boutella, Moran Atias and Natalia Warner were considered for the role of Esther before Nazanin Boniadi was finalized for the role

Pedro Pascal was originally chosen to be cast as Pontius Pilate but was replaced by Pilou Asbaek

Ben-Hur is Morgan Freeman's first film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Morgan Freeman did some narrating at the beginning and end of the film and recorded a majority of this at Clarksdale, Mississippi

The first remake of Ben Hur released during the ear 1959 had won a total of 11 Oscars which is a still standing record for most Oscar wins

The film was originally set on for release on February 26, 2016, but in October 2015, it was pushed back to August 12, 2016

The lead role was offered to Tom Hiddleston but he chose to do Kong: Skull Island (2017) instead.

Ben-Hur will be the fifth screen adaptation of Lew Wallace's novel

Gal Gadot was originally cast as Esther but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts
Filming Start Date:
02 Feb 2015
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Ben-Hur (Hindi)
Dubbed into: Ben-Hur (Telugu)
Dubbed into: Ben-Hur (Tamil)