Noah Release Date
March 28, 2014
Noah SynopsisRussell Crowe stars as Noah in the film inspired by the epic story of courage, sacrifice and hope. Directed by visionary filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.
Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins and Logan Lerman
Written by: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Produced by: Scott Franklin, Darren Aronofsky, Mary Parent, and Arnon Milchan
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Release Date: March 28, 2014
External Info: Noah Official Website
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