10 Films Hollywood Should Have Remade Instead Of Ben Hur


Based on a novel by Lew Wallace, Ben Hur tells the story of a Jewish merchant who seeks revenge on the former friend that imprisoned his mother and sister and forced him into slavery. First filmed (in one reel) in 1907, the story reached the big screen again in 1925 and 1959 respectively, with the latter version winning a then unprecedented 11 Oscars.

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