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Overall A-

Boasting the most impressive chariot race ever put to film, Ben-Hur tells the fictional story of a Jewish man (Charlton Heston) who is unjustly accused and sentenced to the galleys of a Roman battleship. While his desire for revenge keeps him alive, he is unable to really live until he hears about forgiveness from a condemned Rabbi named Jesus.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: G

Talk to your kids about…

Ben-Hur

“The stone that fell from this roof so long ago is still falling,” says the servant girl Ester (Haya Harareet) to Ben-Hur. What do you think she means by this statement? How did this one incident change the life of Ben-Hur and his family?

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