This remake of the 1959 classic film is 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 instead finds redemption. Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, this movie is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and also stars Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro.
- Not yet rated; likely PG-13 | In Theaters 8/19 | Paramount | Reel Preview: 3.5 of 5 Reels