In The Name of Ben-Hur

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  • NR
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • 2.8  (843)

In The Name of Ben-Hur, a 2016 film directed by Mark Atkins, transports us back to ancient Rome where we follow the life of a former gladiator, Matthias (played by Jonno Davies), who is searching for redemption and revenge after losing his wife and son. This action-packed movie is filled with sword fights, chariot races, love affairs, betrayals, and epic battles.

The story takes place during the reign of the Roman Emperor Caligula, who is known for his madness and cruelty. Matthias, a former gladiator and slave, is on a mission to rescue his wife and son who were kidnapped by the Roman army many years ago. He has been searching for them ever since and has finally caught a lead on their whereabouts.

On his journey, he meets Judah Ben-Hur (played by Peter Ormond), a wealthy and influential merchant who takes a liking to Matthias and offers him a job. Judah is also struggling with his own demons and is in search of redemption. Matthias takes up the job and becomes the captain of Judah's chariot racing team. Little did Matthias know that this would lead him to his ultimate goal and bring him face to face with his enemies, including the ruthless Roman commander Severus (played by Adrian Bouchet).

Severus is a brutal warrior who is obsessed with the game of chariot racing and becomes Judah's biggest rival. He is a character with a one-track mind - to win at all costs, even if it means sacrificing the lives of his fellow competitors. Severus sees Matthias as a threat and does everything in his power to sabotage his team and get rid of him.

Meanwhile, Matthias begins to fall for a beautiful slave girl named Emilia (played by Lucia Fernandez), who is owned by Judah. Emilia is a strong and independent woman who is also struggling to overcome her past. Her relationship with Matthias is forbidden, as she is already promised to another man. The chemistry between the two is undeniable, and they soon find themselves in a dangerous love affair.

As the story unfolds, Matthias and his team face numerous challenges and obstacles, including betrayal, unexpected twists, and the ultimate showdown with Severus. The film culminates in an epic chariot race in which lives are put on the line, and the stakes are higher than ever before.

In The Name of Ben-Hur is a gripping film that keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. The cinematography is stunning, and the action sequences are well-choreographed. The performances by the actors are impressive, especially Jonno Davies, who delivers a powerful and emotional performance as Matthias.

The film is a tribute to the original 1959 film, Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler. However, it is important to note that In The Name of Ben-Hur is not a remake, but rather a standalone film that pays homage to the original classic.

In conclusion, In The Name of Ben-Hur is a must-watch for fans of action and adventure films. It is a story of redemption, love, and revenge set in ancient Rome that will captivate viewers with its thrilling storyline and impressive visuals.

In The Name of Ben-Hur is a 2016 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 29 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 2.8.

In The Name of Ben-Hur
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    1 hr 29 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    2.8  (843)