Ben Hur (2010) TV Mini-Series poster and book cover compared.

Ben Hur

Steve Shill, 2010

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Lew Wallace, 1880

Ben Hur is a TV mini-series directed by Steve Shill in 2010 and based on the book Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace, first published in 1880. The TV series features Joseph Morgan, Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily VanCamp, Kristin Kreuk, Ben Cross, Simón Andreu, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the TV series”

But the TV series is worth watching.

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RATING

6.3

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: Ben Hur (Steve Shill, 2010)

8

/ 10

Book Cover: Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Lew Wallace, 1880)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the 1880 book by Lew Wallace.

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Read by: Firdous Bamji

Storyline

A Jewish nobleman, Judah Ben-Hur, and his adopted Roman brother Messala are best friends despite their different origins. After Ben-Hur develops a bond with the four racing horses, a grateful Ilderim then trains Ben-Hur to be a chariot racer.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Ben Hur, the 2010 TV series by Steve Shill

Year

2010

Minutes

180

Movie Rate

6.30

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

Ben Hur

Country: UK

Year: 2010

Length: 3h / 2 episodes

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Cover of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the 1880 book by Lew Wallace

Year

1880

Pages

620

Book Rate

8.06

S: Goodreads

Book

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Country: USA

First published in: 1880

Length: 620 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Ben-Hur (1959)
Movie by William Wyler
Movie poster
Ben-Hur (2016)
Movie by Timur Bekmambetov

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Ben Hur, the 2010 TV series by Steve Shill

TV Mini-Series

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Cover of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the 1880 book by Lew Wallace

Book

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6 VOTES

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Ben Hur, the 2010 TV series by Steve Shill

WATCH

Yes

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25% No

6 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the 1880 book by Lew Wallace

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33% No

6 votes

3 votes

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