PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.
Sofia Boutella, Moran Atias, and Natalia Warner were all considered for the role of Esther.
Hate, anger, fear. Those are lies they use to turn you against each other. When you set aside the hate they force you to carry, that's when you know love is our true nature.
The Sheik played by Morgan Freeman has Bactrian (2 humps) Camels in his camp and caravan. Bactrian camels are found in the Central Asian Steppes not in the Middle East. Dromedary (single hump) camels are the ones you would find in Arabia and Middle East.
The name of the Turkish actor, Haluk Bilginer, is mistyped as Haluk Biligner in the end credits.
English, Persian, Greek, Arabic
$11,203,815 (USA) (19 August 2016)
$26,384,681 (USA) (2 October 2016)
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