Ben-Hur (3D)

Brother against brother. Slave against Empire.


Ben-Hur (3D)
This film arrives wearing the mantle of possibly the biggest box office disaster of the year. A remake of the classic 1959 Charlton Heston film, it is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves, Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. This film is releasing in 2D, 3D and 4DX, this is the 3D version.

124 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Action, Adventure, Drama.

Showtimes

Well at least I’m not playing God this time ...
Well at least I’m not playing God this time ...

Credits

Cast
Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Pilou Aasbaek, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Morgan Freeman
Director
Timur Bekmambetov
ScreenplayKeith R. Clarke, John Ridley, from the novel by Lew Wallace
MusicMarco Beltrami
CinematographyOliver Wood
EditingDody Dorn, Richard Francis-Bruce, Bob Murawski
Sound formats
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorUIP
Made in2016
Produced byLightWorkers Media, MGM, Paramount Pictures, Sean Daniel Company

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction drama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceFairly frequent and moderate
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
1
Alcohol / Drugs
1
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
1
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconBen-Hur rides again ... and comes a cropper.
5
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconDie vierde 'Ben-Hur' is heel skaflik.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconWhile not the train wreck some are stating, isn&rquot;t good enough to earn a recommendation.
8
Metacritic.com
33 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
151 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon How do you fight an idea? By filming a remake that has too few of its own, and tries to cover it up with choppy editing and CGI.
5
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
74 users
9
Rottentomatoes users
16111 users
13
Internet
7753 Netizens quote iconAnother Hollywood remake...
11

Average .. 45%

9

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