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Ben & Arthur (2002)

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A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.

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Arthur Sailes must have the courage to marry his beloved Ben Sheets and stand against the obstacles that face him. His brother, Victor, a devout Christian, plans to get himself reinstated into the church after they throw him out because his brother, Arthur, is gay. Written by Sam Mraovich

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Love calms the soul...and so does revenge.


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In financial planning, "The Story of Ben and Arthur" is a scenario used to demonstrate the benefits of early investing to college students and recent high school graduates. See more »

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Father Rabin claims that the church is afraid that Victor will transfer bad Karma and negative energy to the congregation through his association with Ben and Arthur. Karma is a concept found only in Indian Religions, and is opposed as a theological concept by the Catholic church. Bodily energies is a concept derived from the New Age movement, and is also opposed by the Catholic church. See more »

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Ben Sheets: Arthur! Our bike is gone!
Arthur Sailes: What? You locked it up, didn't you?
Ben Sheets: I asked you to lock it up for me last time, remember?
Arthur Sailes: Well - I thought I locked it up.
Ben Sheets: [shouts] Damn it, Arthur! I need to know that I can count on you!
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good idea, but a bad, very bad movie
2 September 2006 | by (victoria,tx) – See all my reviews

Ben & Arthur COULD have been a 10. Sam Mraovich wrote, directed, stared, and produced this movie. Sam should have given his idea to a good writer, director, and left the acting to somebody who could act. this is a good example of one person controlling the whole production. there was nobody to tell him, "Sam this is bad, really bad".

Jamie Brett Gabel's acting was the only good point, but he could have been so much better with a good director, and better actors to work with.

This movie is so bad i think Sam Mraovich should be tied to a chair and made to watch this movie (twice). the acting and direction was so bad, this movie was turned into a comedy. you just had to laugh, and in the wrong places.

A second good point....this would make a great date movie. after the first two minutes you would quit watching the movie and pay more attention to your date!


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