Hollywood has a little something for everyone this week. A remake of a sword and sandals classic, animated fare for the kids, and a little gun running. Get ready for Ben-Hur, Kubo and the Two Strings and War Dogs. It's gonna be a Rotten Week!

Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at This Rotten Week has to offer.

Ben-Hur
Rotten Watch Prediction
35%

I know this won't be popular with everyone on here, but the original Ben-Hur doesn't exactly hold up like some other Hollywood classics. It's an endless parade of overacting and boredom. I know for the time it was considered epic movie making, but now it's a tough rewatch. Believe me, I tried. But does that mean we need it remade? Definitely not. Let sleeping Romans lie is what I say - and I think a lot of critics are going to feel that way.

We're now getting a retelling of Judah Ben-Hur's tale of highs and many, many lows through the eyes of director Timor Bekmambetov (Wanted - 74%; Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - 39%). Unfortunately, it doesn't look like they're doing the original any favors here. The project's release date was pushed back months by the studio (never a good sign), and there's also reason to suspect it will be a box office mega bomb. We could have just left this one be and sent it to the retirement home of movies. But no, Hollywood just can't help itself.

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