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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Best enjoyed as a sample of the state of the art circa 1925, not as a timeless masterpiece.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 7/10

September 15, 2008
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

At nearly 2½ hours long, the 1925 version is still an hour shorter than the 1959 version, yet the story is essentially the same, and the scale similarly impressive.

Full Review Source: Decent Films Guide | Original Score: A

October 17, 2005
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Yes, you'll also find the chariot race in here, and you may even find it as exciting or more exciting than the one Heston enacted.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

August 30, 2005
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Hokey by today's standards, but one of the greatest silent film spectacles.

| Original Score: 3/5

April 8, 2005
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

Novelist Lew Wallace's 'Tale of Christ' got the silent Hollywood treatment, and how, in M-G-M's elephantine costume epic.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

August 6, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Has merits not found in William Wyler's Oscar-laden 1959 remake.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 1, 2002
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 4/5

August 12, 2005

Variety
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May 24, 2003
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